With the WEN 40V Max Lithium Ion 21 in., you can say goodbye to pull cords, fuel, oil, and carbon emissions. 3-in-1 Cordless Lawn Mower You’ll be able to mulch, bag, or use the side discharge chute according on the demands of your unique yard, thanks to three alternative modes of operation. It has a dual-port battery dock that can hold two batteries at once and switches between them automatically when one runs out. Storage and transit have never been easier thanks to the folding handle and compact design. So, is the Wen 40441 the exception to the rule on not buying cheap power tools for home care? Read on let’s explain what we found testing the Chinese built mower with a bit of oomph
Here are more worthwhile features of the Wen 40441 and our assessment of its performance and durability in the field.
Features of Wen 40441 Battery Mower
- 40V max
- Up to 70 minutes of runtime on two 4Ah batteries
- Electric start
- 7” blades
- 6 cutting heights 1.5” to 4”
- Smart loading motor
- Durable 21” steel deck
- 10” rear wheels
- Weight of 53.4 lb. with batteries (2AH)
- Includes one 4 amp-hour battery, one 2 amp-hour battery, one 16-gallon bag, one charger,
- a two-year warranty
- 3-in-one Mulch; discharge on the side or bag
- Adjust the cutting height between six different stops ranging from 1.5 to 4 inches
- Intelligent motor senses the grass’ thickness and automatically adjusts its torque accordingly
The motor on the WEN 40441 is a powerful pick that takes on the 40V juice of the battery pack and makes the most of it providing up to 500 linear feet of mowing. On its best day, this motor will give you a good hour and minutes to spare for your mowing which is more than enough to cover excess of 6.5K sq feet of lawn area.
Under no load conditions, this motor will easily drive the tip of the 17.7 inch blade to a whooping 2850 RPM which gives it the initial moment to destroy even the toughest gras shoots with dry matter.
The motor has a special self-regulating design which increases torque with increase in load (varies output with toughness of grass and shrubs) keeping it efficient and durable. The smart motor design is a premium feature fitted in a budget mower for this offering and makes this mower a worthy candidate for small to medium lawns.
Lawnmower control and performance
It’s not an industrial scale mower but the Wen 40441 will do a nice job on your home lawn and not ruin your air quality in the process. The bag (and frame) are of high quality and lift straight up through the handle, and the mower switches between its two batteries automatically. The battery charge level is shown via a light on the rear of the motor casing.
I enjoyed the mower’s minimal weight because it isn’t self-propelled. You have to appreciate that some push mowers do less of annoying wheelies and more of the cutting compared to their supposedly more advanced self-propelled counterparts.
The mower starts up fast thanks to the electric start system, which eliminates the need for any further off-season maintenance.
You’ll be able to mulch, bag, or use the side discharge chute according on the demands of your unique yard, thanks to three alternative modes of operation. When one of the batteries in our dual-port battery dock runs out, it automatically switches between the two. The supplied batteries and charger may also power the WEN 40V Max Lithium-Ion Series as a whole.
There is not much in the way of accessories for this mower except that it comes with a charger which is compatible across the power tool range supplied by Wen and a handful others. We already mentioned that your mower will arrive with two 4Ah or 2Ah batteries depending on where you order and the former should give you a decent hour of cutting at least.
Wen’s push mower is an entry-level equipment that mulches, bags, and side discharges while providing an excellent cut quality. It holds up well in a bag. After over 500 linear feet of mowing, its bag was around 34% filled. Even though it isn’t in the same level as a Toro below, this is still a nice bagging performance.
The bag (and frame) are of high quality and lift straight up through the handle, and the mower switches between its two batteries automatically. The battery charge level is shown via a light on the rear of the motor casing. We enjoyed the mower’s minimal weight because it isn’t self-propelled.
It comes with two batteries, so I’d guess a quarter-acre lot with both of them completely charged.
Yes, while not in use, the mower’s engine slows down to save battery life.
Make sure the batteries are properly positioned. Hold the bar in place and then hit the button. If it doesn’t work, push and hold the button while pulling the bar back.
That’s a lever that opens the door and allows you to attach the grass collector.
Yes, grind the blade the same number of times on each side to maintain it balanced. Also, stroll through the yard and pick up anything that might harm the blade, such as pebbles and bits of roots or wood.