3-in-1 Gas Push Lawn Mower 140 cc - 21"
Great for smaller yards, this Husqvarna gas lawn mower has a compact design with large rear wheels that maneuver around obstacles with ease. It has a 3-in-1 dome deck that is equally suitable for mulching, bagging and side discharge applications. The dual-lever height adjustment allows you to quickly alternate between four different positions, making it easy to trim patches of weeds and overgrowth to the ideal length. The Briggs & Stratton engine is powerful, dependable and a snap to start.
Cutting Deck :Dome
Type :Gas lawn mower
Utilization :For mulching, bagging and side discharge
Functions :Mulching, bagging and side discharge
Starting System :Pull start
Height Setting :5 positions
Wheels :8" (20.32 cm) front and 12" (30.48 cm) rear
Motor :Briggs & Stratton 550 EX
Wheel Diameter :8" (20.32 cm) front wheel, 12" (30.48 cm) back wheel
Cutting Height :1 1/4"-3 7/16" (3.18 cm-8.73 cm), 4-position height adjustment
Cutting Width :21" (53.34 cm) cutting swath
Included :Engine oil
Warranty :2-year limited warranty
Weight :60 lbs (27.22 kg)
3-in-1 Gas Push Lawn Mower 140 cc - 21" is rated
Rated 5 out of
Great Mower for your money...
Incredibly simple to put assemble. This mower is very smartly put together and looks very durable. Honestly, I purchased it for my wife as she sometimes gets impatient if I don't get on the rider when she thinks the grass is high enough and does it herself. She is no fan of the heavy, self-propelled mowers and just loves this one for its great looks, easy starting and it's light weight to boot! Large back wheels are a bonus! If it wasn't raining she'd be out there now!
Date published: 2015-01-05
Rated 5 out of
Best 21" Push Mower for the $$
I shopped and researched every brand 21" push mower under $300 before settling on this Husqvarna 5521P. I've had Hondas, Toro--just about every brand of homeowner-level mower in my 40+ years of cutting my own lawns and finally concluded that purchasing a "cheaper" mower every 3-5 years was more economical than spending a lot of money up-front for a better mower that would supposedly last "longer". I guess "longer" is the operative word, as even if the engine is higher quality, the deck made of some composite that is impervious to moisture and rust, etc, there's still inevitable components that erode and require replacement. This 5521P seems to fit the bill perfectly, and actually the quality and features are much better than most "disposable" mowers: high rear wheels, one-pull start, great mulching ability, dual chutes, powerful torque-y engine that doesn't bog in deep grass, etc.
I am anticipating 3-5 years of quality service from this mower, on a quarter acre residential lot. At the purchase price, that's around sixty bucks a season. Sounds like a deal to me.
Date published: 2013-08-17
Rated 5 out of
Excellent push mower at a great price!
I was debating between this mower and the TroyBilt TB130. The TB130 has the more powerful Honda GCV160 engine, but uses plastic components as part of the chassis. I decided to buy the Husky and so far it has been excellent.
My lawn (1/5th acre) had not been mowed all season (mid-May in NJ) so the grass was probably 8" tall. We just bought the house, I didn't have a mower, and we have been renovating so I was short on time. The 550EX Briggs motor started first pull out of the box and had no trouble handling the thick grass with the mower on the 2nd highest setting. It did bog down once or twice, but simply slowing down my walking speed those one or two times took care of it. I was bagging the grass, and the mower did a good job of completely filling the bag all the way without shooting grass out of the sides of the mower. Now that I'll be mowing regularly the 140cc engine should be more than adequate. Subsequent starts sometimes required two pulls, but it's a really easy starting engine. I also tried out mulching mode and it worked well.
Part of my backyard has a decent incline, but I did not feel the need for a self-propelled model. This mower is surprisingly light and rolls very easily. Pushing it up hill is not a problem at all. I did read some complaints about the handle being low. I'm 6' 1" ~170 lbs and the handle height feels fine for my height. The handle style doesn't match the picture on the Lowes website. The handle has no soft grip, but the safety handle does which makes it very comfortable to push. I also saw some complaints about it not staying straight when pushed, but I haven't encountered this issue at all. As others have noted, the flap at the back will pull under the mower if you pull it backwards more than a foot or two, but if you are careful you can keep it from doing it.
The all metal construction of the chassis really sold me on this mower over all of the MTD (TroyBilt, LawnBoy, etc.) mowers out there that use plastic parts. Those plastic parts look easy enough to replace, but why mess with that when you can have an all metal mower for less money? Plus the orange paint scheme really stands out!
I had to special order the mower, but it arrived a day earlier than the Lowe's estimated date.
Date published: 2015-05-19
Rated 3 out of
Cool looking, but not the best
I researched a lot of push mowers before I tried the Husqvarna 5521P. After I tried the Husqvarna, I ended up returning it to Lowes and exchanging it for a different brand (Troy Bild TB110) which worked much better for me. Here is why I did not like the Husqvarna enough to keep it. The engine on this mower is the new and very nice Briggs 550ex OHV. It is the lightest engine in its class at 17lbs. However, the whole mower is not the lightest one even with this particular engine. Second, the rear big wheels are only ever so slightly easier to push in a straight line, but by no means do they make it easier to turn the mower around compared to smaller wheels. Third, the mower sounded overall louder (yes, louder) with the same exact engine compared to the Troy-Bilt. Fourth, on the Husky, you have to adjust the height of each of the four wheels individually (way easier on the Troy Bilt). Fifth, the height adjustment on the Husqvarna goes up to 3.5" as opposed to the Troy Bilt which is 4" (this is important in hot summers when you want your grass to be cut much taller). Lastly, the Husky is $40 more than the "twin" mower made by Troy Bilt. It is a good looking machine and I overall liked it, but I was looking for the lightest, easiest to use and least loud push mower with an OHV engine. I did not thing the features on the Husqvarna and the price tag made it a keeper. The Troy Bilt TB110 (which I also got at Lowes) is a much, much better mower for less money.
Date published: 2013-06-22
Rated 5 out of
While researching mowers, I finally narrowed down my choices down to this model by Husqvarna and the Lawn Boy mowers offered by Home Depot. I was looking for a simple mower with an all metal deck that would last me 5-8 mowing seasons. I simply did not see how the MTD models(Craftsmen, Troy-Bilt, Yard Machines, etc.) with the plastic front wheel assemblies could accomplish this. I had to special order the mower through Lowe's, but well worth the time and money spent.
Date published: 2013-08-19
Rated 5 out of
great mower for the price
I purchased this mower 2 weeks ago. Used it a few times already. have a small 110 by 50 lot . so not alot of grass. Has no issues cutting long wet grass. not that I enjoy cutting when it's wet. but the weather is unpredictable. starts always on the first pull. great Husqvarna mower and you can't beat the price compared to its competitors.
Date published: 2017-05-31
Rated 4 out of
I have used this mower several times to cut my lawn now. The first time I started it, it ran for 2 min then died, not sure why and was very frustrated as it would not start again initially. Waited 20 min, pulled it 4 times, it started and I have not had an issue with it since. Now it starts on the first pull every time.
Date published: 2017-06-01
Rated 1 out of
After 2 months of ownership of this mower, I now have a Love/Hate relationship with it. I love the Husqvarna brand and the items they produce, however I have come to hate the Briggs & Stratton engine that came with it.
After around 5 hrs of use over 2 months, my engine cut out while I was using it. The engine would not start or would immediately cut off after turning over. Did some research and found that Briggs & Stratton has a terrible reputation for carburetor issues. However, the air filter was spotless when I checked it, so I thought it might be a different issue.
Took it back in for repairs at my local Lowe's and was told it would cost ~$130 to clean the carburetor and replace the spark plug since they were not covered. I had to file a complaint about the charges since I had purchased an Extended Protection Plan for this mower, which should cover this issue.
I am awaiting response regarding my complaint, but I would highly recommend go with a Honda engine in place of the Briggs & Stratton. If they tell me it will not be covered, I am going to file a Lemon Claim, as these parts should have a longer life than ~5 running hours.
Date published: 2015-07-29