Toro 20838 Super Recycler Petrol Lawnmower

  • Product Details

    The Toro Super Recycler range is specifically designed for efficient collection and recycling of grass on well maintained residential lawns. Perfect for homeowners with medium-sized lawns, the new 20838 features a robust yet lightweight 48cm aluminium cutter deck. Toro are so confident of the quality that the Super Recycler range all come complete with a five year full coverage warranty of domestic users, which includes a guarantee to start.

    For easy and convenient storage, after cutting simply attach a hose to the built in wash port to clean out the underside of the deck and maintain performance levels. The Quick storage handlebar provides compact storage; by flipping the blue levers, the handlebar can be lifted into a vertical position.

    Adjust the cutting height of the Toro 20838 Super Recycler Petrol Lawnmower easily using the single-point height of cut adjustor (25 – 102mm) which will allow you to keep your lawn healthy all year round.

    Should you choose to use the collection bag (if you have recently fertilised your lawn, for example), the 60 litre collector bag will be plenty to cope with your clippings. If you want to switch to mulching, there is a lever on the side of the mower to switch functionality, and you don’t even need to remove the bag.

    Other useful features include an electric start button (which should be removed whilst not in use to prevent accidental starting), a height adjustable handlebar to suit the operator, and automatic drive. To use the self-propulsion, simply walk behind the mower, and the machine will automatically match your pace. The Toro 20838 Super Recycler can also be used to cut leaves. You may need to make more than one pass over them to chop them finely, and slow the speed you walk at to ensure they are finely mulched.

    Reliability is ensured thanks to the 159cc OHV Toro engine. The service schedule must be maintained in order to keep up the warranty for your Toro 20838 Super Recycler petrol lawnmower.

  • Tech Info

    Technical Specifications

    Engine/motor: 159cc Toro OHV
    Power source: Unleaded petrol
    Starting method: Electric Start
    Deck material: Aluminium
    Cutting system: Metal blade
    Cutting width: 48cm
    Cutting height: 25mm - 102mm
    Collection bag: 60-litre
    Mulching function: Yes
    Rear roller: No
    Drive system: Self-propelled
    Weight: 37 kg
    Warranty: 5 year (domestic use)
    Weight 40 kg

    Delivery Company


    Estimated Dispatch

    2 – 3 working days

    SLI Category

    Rotary Lawnmowers

    SLI Cutting Width

    45 – 49.9cm

    SLI Weight

    30 – 39.9kg

    SLI Starting System


    SLI Power Source


    SLI Mulching Function


    SLI Rear Roller


    SLI Drive System

    Variable Speed

  • Brand
    About Toro
    Toro are without doubt one of the world’s leading turf care machinery manufacturers, providing both the homeowner and professional user with a range of equipment designed to cater for every eventuality. The company was founded in 1914, not with the intention to create the Toro lawn mowers we know today, but with the singular purpose of providing The Bull Tractor Company with a reliable source of engines. They did this to great effect until the beginning of WW1, when their attentions were turned to providing steering winches for merchant shipping during this time. By 1920, a move into the turf care industry was imminent when five cylinder mower units were attached to a Toro tractor in order to maintain the fairways at The Minikahda Club in Minneapolis. By 1928 a portfolio of industry leading machines had been produced and it was time for Toro to branch out into International territories.

    The year of 1938 saw the first production of the Homelawn — the first of the domestic Toro lawn mowers — yet by 1942 all domestic manufacturing of Toro lawn mowers was halted in an effort to build tank, canon and anti-aircraft equipment for the U.S. army during WW2. Expansion follows the disruption of the war years for the next few decades, when Toro expand into new markets with industry firsts, including the snow-throwing Snow Hound in 1952. Further development of the all important turf care equipment saw Toro form a partnership with America’s Super Bowl organisers in 1966 before it moved back into the agricultural scene with industry leading irrigation equipment. The turn of the millennium sees The Toro Company going from strength to strength, continuing to develop Toro lawn mowers and groundbreaking solutions to turf maintenance for professional and domestic customers, whilst at the same time investing time and money back into community projects, resulting in being named Jefferson Award 2012 winner.
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