[mowbot] cutting

robin nospam at acm.org
Tue, 24 Sep 1996 16:41:15 +0100

Dave Everett <Deverett nospam at vir.idx.com.au> wrote:
> All my previous research has shown that the best way is with a high
> speed blade. The grass blades are very flexible, and they just bend over
> unless struck with enough force. I also believe that the grass tends to
> stand up due to the sucking of air past the mower blades, this greatly
> improves the effect.
What about opposed blades, like scissors or hedge trimmers? Or Monty's
idea of a comb with a rotating disk of blades underneath?


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