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What is a mulching plug?

Dennis WaldenSep 13, 2021

The mulching function on a lawn mower is activated by simply inserting a mulch plug into the discharge chute which prevents the cut grass from leaving the mower deck and entering the grass collector. This results in the cuttings being circulated within the deck and cut up into very fine pieces.

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In this way, do I need a mulching plug?

A "mulch plug" is necessary to mulch the grass clippings during mowing. The plug is used to close the discharge opening in the mowing deck and recycle the lawn clippings back into the blade area for repeated cutting and eventually deposited into the lawn as fine mulch.

Also to know is, how do you use a Kobalt electric lawn mower?

Additionally, how do you clean a Kobalt electric lawn mower?

Is mulching good for a lawn?

Lawn mulching improves the texture and content of the soil, thus reducing diseases and thatch, resulting in a greener, healthier looking lawn. Just a quick note: It's always best to remove the clippings from the lawn at the beginning and end of the growing season when decomposition is slow.

Do mulching mowers really work?

While mulching mowers worked fine for contractors in dry, slow-growing grass conditions, others complained of clumping grass and an unattractive appearance, wasted time spent cleaning out sticky grass from mulching mower decks and how using a mulching mower once each week couldn't keep up with spring's rapidly growing ...

Is it bad to leave grass clippings on lawn?

Uses for Grass Clippings

Note: Grass clippings are good for your lawn as they will offer healthy nutrients to your lawn's soil, and it is still fine to leave them behind after mowing. Longer grass can invite lawn pests, which often hide in shady areas of your yard.

Is mulching better than side discharge?

No. Both side-discharge and mulching mowers leave grass blades behind. However, a mulching blade chops up clippings into finer pieces so they decompose faster and don't clump as quickly. Using a side-discharge mower you may need to do your own mulching by running over your grass piles multiple times.

How do you fix a electric lawn mower that won't start?

How to Fix an Electric Mower That Won't Start
  1. Check to ensure the power supply is connected. ...
  2. Reset or replace any defective fuses or breakers in your home. ...
  3. Disconnect and empty the cuttings bag. ...
  4. Ensure the lawn mower's safety mechanism is not preventing the motor from starting.

Who makes Kobalt electric lawn mowers?

Kobalt Lawn Mower Overview

Well I am sure it's because Greenworks makes the Kobalt mower, but it's more of an observation than a researched fact. The Kobalt lawn mower is based on an 80V platform which has power, but unfortunately the batteries are only a 2Ah battery.

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Dennis Walden

Dennis owns a small farm and loves to grill since his early childhood. He’s a professional cook, but hiking and enjoying the great outdoors is his no less favorite part of life.