18" Corded Mulching/Bagging Mower

MODEL # MM1800


  • Black & Decker’s electric lawn and garden equipment releases zero emissions in your yard, helping to reduce your carbon footprint
  • Perfect for yards where an electrical outlet is within 100' of the furthest area to be cut.
  • The efficient 12 amp motor provides power and even cutting results for a beautiful, manicured lawn.
  • A push of a button allows users to start mowing without frustrating starting issues.
  • Adjust the height of all four wheels at once with the pull of a lever.
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Product Details

Key Features

  • 12 amp high power motor
  • Instant start every time
  • One touch height adjust
  • Versatile cutting option
  • Ultra-durable no-rust deck
  • Convenient storage

Benefits

  • Provides a beautiful. manicured lawn
  • No more starting issues
  • Adjusts height of all four wheels at once with the pull of a lever
  • Rear bag or mulching conversion included
  • Easy to clean and guaranteed for life
  • Folds easily for upright. compact storage

What's Included

  • MM1800 Mulching Mower
  • (1) Mulch Plate
  • (1) Rear Bag with Frame

Uses

  • It is perfect for yards where an electrical outlet is within 100' of the furthest area to be cut.

Technical Specifications

  • Amps12 Amps
  • Cutting Path18 "
  • Height AdjustmentSingle lever
  • Weight42 lbs
  • Cutting Heights1-1/4 to 3-1/2 "
  • Mulching CapabilityYes
  • Ideal Property Size100
  • Power SourceElectric

2 Year Limited Warranty

Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc. warrants this product for two (2) years against any defects in material or workmanship. The defective product will be replaced or repaired at no charge in either of two ways.

The first, which will result in exchanges only, is to return the product to the retailer from whom it was purchased (provided that the store is a participating retailer). Returns should be made within the time period of the retailer?s policy for exchanges (usually 30 to 90 days after the sale). Proof of purchase may be required. Please check with the retailer for their specific return policy regarding returns that are beyond the time set for exchanges.

The second option is to take or send the product (prepaid) to a Black & Decker owned or authorized Service Center for repair or replacement at our option. Proof of purchase may be required. Black & Decker owned and authorized Service Centers are listed under "Tools-Electric" in the yellow pages of the phone directory.

This warranty does not apply to accessories. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may have other rights which vary from state to state or province to province. Should you have any questions, contact the manager of your nearest Black & Decker Service Center. This product is not intended for commercial use.

LATIN AMERICA: This warranty does not apply to products sold in Latin America. For products sold in Latin America, check country specific warranty information contained in the packaging, call the local company or see the website for warranty information.

     

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    User Reviews for 18" Corded Mulching/Bagging Mower

    0 people recommended the following review
    skeithf Wrote:
    Ready to be untethered
             
    As it was my first lawn mower I thought I found I good simple, environmentally friendly mower to cut my 1/3 acre. Although it felt like a toy and slowed in tough, thick grass I patiently accepted the results. This being the second year, I am exasperated by the time it tacks to finish the job - between wrestling with the cord (which if not careful uproots plantings) and just doesn't mow evenly and effectively. I'm ready for the real deal, however environmentally unkind, and buy a gas mower to get the job done right.
    Pros:

    Maintenance free and light enough to handle. Best for smallish unchallenged lots. Relatively well built overall.

    Cons:

    Uneven cutting, lacks sufficient power to lift grass into mower to cut evenly. Takes longer to mow than it should between tethered by a cord, going over same areas a few times and small deck coverage.

    7/1/2013 2:12:01 PM

    0 people recommended the following review
    David Pyle Wrote:
    WORST LAWN MOWER I HAVE EVER HAD
             
    Please save yourself problems. Do not purchase this mower!!!! I have nothing but problems. I will give some credit -- it is light weight; however, it is very difficult to use, it doesn't hold a sharp blade, it "misses" as you cut a path and without the blade it leaves "bunches" of grass on the lawn. Save your money -- get a lawnboy or something.
    Pros:

    It has a pretty color.

    Cons:

    Read the review.

    6/22/2013 4:51:13 PM

    0 people recommended the following review
    DKinLR Wrote:
    Do Not Buy
             
    Good for a very very small yard that is perfectly flat, with perfect turf, that doesn't grow.
    Pros:

    No gas or oil needed. That was nice.

    Cons:

    It is a plastic piece of low quality junk. You will not get 2-3 years out of it. The plastic height adjustment will not stay in place. The very very cheap plastic mount for the blade split immediately and cannot be be found. There is a fan underneath meant to ? cool the electric motor that lost four of its seven vanes. I have yet to find a replacement. The blades are next to impossible to find in Lowes or other stores. The handle assembly continually throws nuts and bolts. The orange cover has to be removed about every 4th or 5th use and caked up clippings cleaned out. (it looked like a birds nest inside) It is under powered, you have to use this mower either more frequently than you would a gas mower or go over the same cut twice.

    5/28/2013 9:47:55 PM

    0 people recommended the following review
    murftone Wrote:
    Clean, quiet, weakish
             
    I was willing to work with this mower because I appreciate its lack of fumes, relative lack of noise, and lack of gasoline and oil consumption. However, I am unhappy because the grass catcher falls off all the time. The grass catcher is hooked over a bar that is able to slide too far to the left, I believe because a plastic stop of some sort broke. This happened within the first season of use. Also, a different B&D electric mower model tended to slip out of the desired height adjustment after a few seasons, and since this mower uses the same mechanism, I wouldn't be surprised if it winds up having the same problem. I'm kind of regretting this purchase.
    Pros:

    Quiet Clean (doesn't use gasoline) Maybe cheaper to maintain (doesn't use gasoline or oil) Mulching mode Instant on and off

    Cons:

    Slow to mow (cord hassles, narrow deck, weak motor?). Plastic parts wear, bend, or break too easily. Grass catcher is small.

    5/29/2012 10:21:53 PM

    0 people recommended the following review
    olgaluisa Wrote:
    One Year Later
             
    Well here it is one year later and I still love this mower. It still gives a great cut and I didn't sharpen the blade once yet. I use it on a third of an acre, split between the front and back yard. I used it in the Fall. I set it on 5 and it picked up my leaves I had less raking/ work. Just wanted you to know its still going strong. As long as you don't have to use anything longer then a 100 ft cord you'll have great power. I do mulch at times, as long as the grass isn't damp or wet the mulcher works well without the thrower, But if grass is damp it clumps. I'll write again next yr, unless it conks out before, then I'll update. Other then that nothing bad to say. ( suggestion; how about a new model with the mulch thrower included and an attached edger. all in one. )
    Pros:

    Still going strong after one yr. No gas / oil needed, no spark plug. Just plug and go. good for the enviorment.

    Cons:

    mulch thrower should be included. I have nothing bad to say this yr.

    5/29/2012 6:06:53 AM

    0 people recommended the following review
    RobynE Wrote:
    DISAPPOINTED
             
    I thought this was a terrific little mower for a woman. I love the fact that it's electric and I don't have to deal with gas/spark plugs/oil, etc. The mower is also very lightweight for easy mowing. However, the blade just isn't sharp enough. I've used it only 3 times and all 3 times, I've had to go back over what I just mowed because it misses a lot of the grass. At first I thought it was me so I paid more attention to how I was mowing but it's clearly the mower that's missing the grass. If I want to be sure I get an efficient cut, I have to walk very very slow so that it has time to cut all the grass. This takes much too long to mow my very small front yard!
    Pros:

    Easy assembly right out of the box, easy start, lightweight, easy height adjustment, no gas/spark plugs/oil to worry about.

    Cons:

    Doesn't give an efficient cut. If I don't mow everything twice, my lawn looks like a hack job with missed patches of grass everywhere.

    5/23/2012 8:33:39 PM

    0 people recommended the following review
    Curt's Review Wrote:
    Many great features, but lacks power.
             
    I liked it when I first got it, but grew to dislike it after time. I liked the many useful features it has, which I'll describe in the 'Pros' but it's lack of power caused me to change my opinion as time came by. I wouldn't recommend this product over a gas-powered mower! It nearly dies on you if you're cutting medium-tall grass (at least mine does these things) and I constantly had to "re-pass" over areas that I had already mowed because there would be uneven parts of grass that didn't get cut the first time! It also took me a lot longer time-wise to mow both my front and back yards because I would have to keep redoing paths and I'd have to look out for the electrical cord. Although I already knew that the power cord may be a problem causer, I didn't think i'd be so time consuming! It literally (and I'm not embellishing this!) took me over two hours to do both yards, unlike the gas-powered mower that takes 40 minutes (in my experience)!
    Pros:

    Instant starting and stopping with a pull and release of the lever, no yanking of cords; Easier on your wallet because it requires no gas, no trips to the gas station; Zero emissions; Almost no maintenance because it requires no oil or tune-ups, all you have to do is sharpen or change the blade periodically (and clean the deck occasionally).; It's a lot quieter; Probably has an even torque throughout operation, because it's electric motor is consistently running, unlike the internal-combustion engine which gets power from the combustion stroke of the piston every cycle. The electric mowers don't work on a principle of strokes (at least not like internal-combustion engine types if they do).; Lighter in weight than gas powered ones, which makes it easier to maneuver.

    Cons:

    Power cord limits how far you can go, obviously; Lack of power as I've mentioned above, I think this kills the overall quality of this product (at least for mine) because you need power if you live in an area that gets hot during the summer time. Without the necessary amount of power, in my experience, I got less cutting for the amount of time it took as compared to the traditional internal-combustion engine. This product seems to struggle with taller grass because the noise of the mower sounds as if it's being overloaded (this is also my experience).; It's cutting width is only 18 inches, which is typically shorter than the average internal combustion engine for price (in my opinion).;

    5/5/2012 12:43:41 AM

    0 people recommended the following review
    baconwc Wrote:
    Good product until...
             
    I have the 18" Corded Mulching/Bagging Mower. It works pretty well for cutting grass. Obviously, there are no emissions, gasoline, etc., which is probably why you're looking for an electric mower. I purchased the mower two years ago to cut my lawn and had no complaints until I tried to sharpen the blade this week. The blade insulator is a cheap piece of plastic that you cannot buy at any hardware store. It is a $2 piece that you can only buy from Black and Decker...with $10 minimum shipping. Very disappointing.
    Pros:

    Zero emission. Zero gasoline. Zero complaint about that. Of course, it's an electric engine. It isn't like this is novel technology.

    Cons:

    When you try to remove the blade and then put it back together, there is a blade insulator that is a thin piece of plastic sitting right up against the metal blade to ensure the blade goes with the engine and stops as soon as you let off the power. If you remove the blade to either sharpen it or replace it and don't firmly tighten the blade. This tiny plastic piece will be all but shredded. And you won't find it at any store. I guess a piece of metal was too expensive for B&D. So if you're going to order the piece on this website, add some other parts that are likely to break because the shipping will multiply the price of your purchase 5-fold. Also the ride height never stays up. This cheap piece of plastic always slides out of place to the very bottom. I used some thick wire to hold it in the right place, and the mower at the right height.

    3/18/2012 5:41:05 PM

    0 people recommended the following review
    Jeff E Wrote:
    Great Home Mower!
             
    Simple to operate and has great movability. Responds very quickly when activating power handle and height leveler is easy to operate. Overall, a very good mower for the home user.
    Pros:

    Simple to operate and power handle responds quickly.

    Cons:

    I wish the flip down bars extended slightly further, but still comfortable to control!

    2/4/2012 2:40:10 PM

    0 people recommended the following review
    olgaluisa Wrote:
    Surprised it worked so well
             
    I purchased this product a week ago, I was really surprised to see how well it worked, I got a very good cut at the right height. it was easy to use, If you follow the diagram given about the cord it will not get in the way. I'll let you know in the coming weeks if I still feel the same. : )
    Pros:

    .easy to use, good for the enviorment. no terrible exhaust smell, no gas and oil mixture lying in your garage, or shed.

    Cons:

    It didn't come with the mulch thrower, (just the mulcher attachment). I think that should have been included not optional.

    5/11/2011 10:49:11 AM


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