Re: [mowbot] IR grass detector

robin nospam at
Thu, 26 Sep 1996 02:24:58 +0100

Tom <tmaier+ nospam at> wrote:
> I don't know what the grass is like in other parts of the world but when
> I flip my mower over to look underneath, e.g. at oil change time, I have
> trouble finding the plug for all of the organic *crud* caked on the
> underside.
I think this is mostly a consequence of the high-power, low-efficiency
cutting mechanism employed. If we can get an oscillating blade trimmer
system to work, there shouldn't be any high-velocity grass particles
flying about to form crud.


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