Updated 29 Sep 2016

Supaswift

777KMC

Snapshot: The Supaswift 777KMC is a mulch & catch petrol mower that weighs 29.7kg and has a cutting width of 45cm. But is it a smooth operator?

777KMC
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$499

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Test results

Overall score
74
Catcher cutting
?/10
Mulcher cutting
?/10
Long grass cutting
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent catcher cutting.
  • OK mulching.
  • Excellent long grass cutting.
  • OK to use.
  • Very easy to push and manoeuvre.
  • Comfortable handle at a good height.

But

  • Fair amount of handle vibration.
  • Height adjustment requires effort.
  • Noisier than average for petrol mowers.

How we test

Overall score comprises performance (50%) and ease of use (50%). Performance scores are based on the following:

  • Cutting short (30mm) grass to 15mm.
  • Cutting medium-length (approx. 75-100mm) grass to 30mm.
  • Cutting long (approx. 300-400mm) grass on the highest cut setting.

We run the short and medium-length grass tests with the mower in both catcher and mulching modes where applicable. Neither the catcher nor the mulcher is used for the long grass test. Ease of use is assessed on:

  • Vibration (20%)
  • Pushing/manoeuvring (20%)
  • Handle comfort (20%)
  • Controls (10%)
  • Cutting height adjustment (10%)
  • Catcher convenience (10%)
  • Ease of starting (10%)

Key data

Model

Type
Mulch & catch
Avg price
$499

Specifications

Noise (dBA)
74/89
Weight (kg)
29.7
Cutting height range (mm)
15-65
Starter
Pull
Run time (minutes)
n/a
Charge time (minutes)
n/a
Cut width (cm)
45
Handle height (cm)
100
Closeness of cut to vertical edge (front/right/left) (mm)
115/20/20
Chassis
Steel
Engine
Kohler XT Series 6.75. 149cc.
Voltage
n/a
Battery size tested
n/a
Battery cost
n/a
Starter location
Handle

Features

Console (skin)/battery cost
n/a
Self-propelled drive
×

More Info

Notes
-
Availability
-