Black & Decker SPCM1936 Self-Propelled Electric Lawn Mower Review

Black & Decker SPCM1936 Lawn Mower

High efficiency and superior design encompasses the Black & Decker SPCM1936 19-Inch 36-Volt Cordless Electric Self-Propelled Lawn Mower With Removable Battery.

Built with integrity and innovation, it has the power to cut up to one-third acre lawn without the headaches and mess that you will encounter with a gas powered mower.

The self-propelled mower also has a variable speed so that you can go at your ideal pace and it features an even better blade design for premium cutting and a longer running time.

The deck is a lightweight polymer that never rusts and so easy to maintain and clean. Whether you prefer to mulch or bag, you can do either with the simple push of a button to rear discharge.

Black & Decker SPCM1936 19-Inch 36-Volt Cordless Electric Self-Propelled Lawn Mower With Removable Battery will surprise you with it’s quietness, and easiness to use.

The advanced feature it has makes it easier for its owners such as the instant start with a key and the pressing of a button and the one-touch height adjustment for the cutting height.

All four wheels move with one pull of a single lever. Plus, it can be fold to make a more compact size so that you can place it in tight spaces in your garage or shed.

The battery is rechargeable and removable, and the 36 volts is an Energy-Star rated one, so that means you are saving money on your electricity bill.

About its Manufacturer: Black and Decker

Since its inception over 100 years ago, Black & Decker has seen its market share around the world increase due to its immense focus on customer needs and satisfaction. That’s how they’ve been able to build valuable, quality products to help people utilize their tools worldwide.

Black & Decker is the world’s leading brand in home products that consists of, yard care, power tools and smaller appliances.

Technical Specs

The machine has a 19-inch deck size and a 36 V removable battery. It also has a side discharge chute that sold separate as well as the mulching insert. It cuts up to a 1/3rd acre and is self-propelled. The height settings are 1 ½ inch to 3 ½ inches and it weighs 92 pounds. The wheel size is 9-inches in the back and 7 inches in the front.

Here are some of the other features...

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    Delivers power to cut up to 1/3rd an acre without gas
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    Variable speed system that adjust to your ideal pace on self propelled operation
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    Lift out 36-volt removable battery to charge wherever you want
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    Push button instant start
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    Three in one capabilities, mulch, bag and rear discharge

Here are some of the pros and cons...

No cord, no gas, no smoke and fumes– you don’t get the limitations of the cord, but the same great benefits of an electric mower.

Easy to adjust the cutting height –the simplicity of it makes it a great feature.

Minor assembly – no confusing instructions and a number of extra tools.

Quiet operation- can cut at all hours of the day and no problems for the neighbors.

Self propel capabilities – makes things easier because it weighs 75 pounds.

Flimsy wire and charger plug –although it’s a well-built machine, it has some drawbacks.

Difficult to turn – mainly due to the length of the mower, makes it feel a bit awkward and clunky.

Black & Decker SPCM1936 Propelled Lawn Mower


The Black & Decker SPCM1936 19-Inch 36-Volt Cordless Electric Self-Propelled Lawn Mower With Removable Battery definitely doesn’t disappoint in terms of strength, features and performance. It comes with what you would expect to come from a Black and Decker built machine.

However, with any electric lawn mower, it has a number of drawbacks that may cause a few people to roll their eyes, mainly some of the smaller details that obviously went overlooked in the research and development stage.

Even with its drawbacks, it still is a solid buy.

RATING: 3.5 out of 5

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