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12 Tricked-Out Lawn Mowers You Need to See

Whether you want your machine to go faster or have more style, these tips for tricking out your lawn mower will make your mowing much more enjoyable.

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lawnmowerJeep2003

Retro Lawn Mower

This DIY lawn mower was built by Jeep2003, a user at Old Mini Bikes forum. They used a two-stroke engine from an old snowblower, part of an old smoker grill for the deck, and the body was made to resemble a vintage car, complete with fenders and tail lights. Check out these 11 tips for a lush lawn.

Photo: Courtesy of Jeep2003

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lawnLawn Stryper

Lawn Striper


Have you always wanted your lawn to look like the grass at a major league baseball park? Well, you can make that happen! The Lawn Stryper is adjustable to fit your lawn mower (all you have to add is 16 to 20 lbs. of sand!) and it’s made is the U.S.A. Trick out your mower and let’s play ball! Keep your grass groomed and healthy with these 40 best lawn care products.

Photo: Courtesy of Lawn Stryper

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wheelGood Vibrations

Snazzy Wheel Covers


Give your riding lawn mower a little sass with these Wheelies wheel covers from Good Vibrations. Each two-pack includes 5 color accents so you can customize the covers to look their best on your machine. Need a mower tune-up? Here’s what you need to know.

Photo: Courtesy of Good Vibrations

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hot rod lawn mowerSébastien Marquis

Hot Rod Lawn Mower


This 1988 Columbia has been transformed by YouTube user Sébastien Marquis into a flashy hot rod lawn mower machine that allows him to mow his lawn in style. Watch this hot rod lawn mower in action here.

Here’s how to mow your lawn to the right height.

Photo: Courtesy of Sébastien Marquis

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satelliteHusqvarna

Robot Lawn Mower


The top-of-the-line Husqvarna Automower 450X offers GPS assisted mowing of up to 1.3 acres on a single charge of ite Lithium Ion battery. Battery charging takes a mere 75 minutes. The mower also features compatibility with the Automower® Connect app that lets you track, interact and stay updated at the touch of a screen, wherever you are in the world.

Photo: Courtesy of Husqvarna

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hondaHonda

Fire Spitting 130 MPH Lawn Mower


Honda dubbed it the Mean Mower. They took their HF2620 lawn tractor and added a new chassis, a custom body, ATV wheels with bespoke suspension and the 1,000cc engine from a VTR Firestorm motorcycle. It weighs a whopping 308 pounds, has a horsepower of 109 and can reach up to 130 mph. Check it out in action.

When it’s time to put your lawn mower away for the season, here’s what you should do.

Photo: Courtesy of Honda

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panelECO-WORTHY

Solar-Powered Mower


For the ultimate green machine, add a 12-V solar cell to your electric mower’s battery. This will let the sun power your prized mower. To do it, you’ll need battery operated lawn mower, 12 volt solar cell, wire (red and black), multi meter and a multi tool. Instructables has the easy-to-follow DIY guide. Here’s how to add solar power to your shed.

Photo: Courtesy of ECO-WORTHY

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yellow hot rod lawn mowerBrad Remy/Shutterstock

Racing Lawn Mower


Ever wish you could finish off your lawn mowing with a little high speed race? This tricked-out lawn mower sure looks like a lot of fun! Here’s how to get better lawn mower traction.

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decals hot rod lawn mowerPremier Graphics Inc.

Creative Decals


If your idea of tricking out your lawn mower is giving it some character with a fun decal, wrap a creative sticker around the front. It’ll get the neighbors talking! Here’s why you need to leave grass clipping on the lawn.

Photo: Courtesy of Premier Graphics Inc.

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SOUNDBARWet Sounds

Bluetooth Sound Bar


Make the most out of your mowing time by attaching this Bluetooth six-speaker 180-watt unit with a wireless remote. Before you know it, you’ll be rocking out and forgetting all about any daunting aspect of the task at hand. You should also check out these 10 outdoor speakers for great backyard tunes.

Photo: Courtesy of Wet Sounds

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mowerRamblinAround

Monster Lawn Mower


This huge lift on a lawn mower makes for one major statement. YouTube user RamblinAround tracked down the man who made it, Lloyd, going to his house to learn more about the tricked-out machine. The off-road tires might not be needed on a lawn, but at least you’ll look cool in the hot sun! If you’d prefer a simple add-on to your mower, check out this DIY cup holder.

Photo: Courtesy of RamblinAround

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beerSaint Arnold Brewing Company

Lawn Mower Beer


According to Michael Agnew (a certified cicerone, the beer-world version of sommelier) in a story for the Minneapolis Tribune newspaper, a lawn mower beer is, “…a beer you might drink on a dog day afternoon while putzing about in the yard. Lawn mower beers are poundable brews that won’t fill you up, weigh you down or knock you out with a sedative alcohol punch. Of course, I would never advocate drinking beer while mowing the lawn.”

Some examples of lawn mower beers, which are always low-alcohol and refreshing, are American light lagers, cream ales, American blonde ales and fruity shandies. There’s even a crisp and refreshing German-style Kölsch called Fancy Lawnmower that’s brewed in Texas! This awesome double-duty pub shed is the perfect place to serve lawnmower beer to family and friends. Here’s how to build your own!

Photo: Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Alexa Erickson
Alexa is an experienced lifestyle and news writer, currently working with Reader's Digest, Shape Magazine and various other publications. She loves writing about her travels, health, wellness, home decor, food and drink, fashion, beauty and scientific news. Follow her traveling adventures on Instagram: @living_by_lex, send her a message: [email protected] and check out her website: livingbylex.com