The Fiskars StaySharp Max is completely eliminates the noise factor associated with gas mowers. This is truly mess-free grass cutting. This tool is easier to push than most in fact up to 60% easier to push than other models and has 2x more cutting power that allows homeowners to cut through even dense grass, cut through small twigs and even cut through weeds without jamming.
Assembly is easy because the instructions are easily understood and all it requires is a wrench. The adjustment knob is really easy to turn. You will only need to sharpen the blades every 5 or 10 years compared to yearly with other reel mowers. It is very easy to maneuver around obstacles and is good for edging. It can handle different types of grass and even cuts weeds.
This unit has a solid build, is very dependable. It's a good value especially if you were previously paying a lawn service to cut your lawn. Best of all the Staysharp Max allow you to cut grass with no noise and no fumes. You will discover that you can cut higher and it is lighter than other gas types, which makes it easier to push on, inclines. The handle quickly detaches for easy storage.
Like most mowers it is difficult to cut wet grass. Could be frustrating if you have more weeds than lawn.
The Bottom Line:
The Fiskars Staysharp Max is recommended especially for those looking for a mower that does not run on gas. It pushes easily, can cut lower grass well. You can cut grass in the cool of the evening because it makes no noise for neighbors to complain about. If you have inclines you will like that it is much light and makes the job much easier.