|Hammacher-Schlemmer sold this in 1985|
- It wouldn't cut if the grass is wet.
- The gearing was just too low. If you spun the crank at 100 revolutions per minute in high gear, the forward speed is just a bit more than one mile per hour, so it would take a while to finish cutting your lawn.
- At a weight of 63 pounds, it took off on a downhill, and the single caliper brake didn't have adequate stopping power.