Scotts Outdoor Power Tools 2000-20S mower proves that you do not necessarily have to struggle under the weight of bulky mowers and scratch your head figuring out their complicated interfaces for a well-maintained lawn.Scotts Outdoor Power Tools 2000 20S

In this review, we cover everything you need to know about this mower, from its features to its benefits and technical information. Make sure to keep reading down below, if that interests you!

Highlighting the Key Features

Scotts Outdoor Power Tools 2000-20S Key Criteria
Easy to Start
Maintenance Requirements
Rough Terrain
Easy to use
Quick snap adjustable cutting height
Easy to store
Not suitable for professional-grade use as it is not motor powered
Not suitable for uneven terrain due to no self propeller

Through our practical knowledge, Scotts makes some of the most well-known classic push reel mowers out there. Their tools offer many great features and benefits to their users, and this push reel lawn mower is no exception. So let us delve into its main features with this list:

  • Push drive type
  • Manual reel mowing mechanism
  • Cutting width of 20 inches
  • Five-blade ball bearing reel
  • 10 inches dual tracking wheels
  • Quick-snap cutting height adjustments varying from 1 to 3 inches
  • Heat-treated alloy steel blades
  • Ergonomically designed handle with cushioned grip
  • Machine weight of 34 lbs
  • Tool-less assembly
  • Two-year warranty

Complete Review of the Scotts Outdoor Power Tools 2000-20S

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  • Easy to Start: 10 /10
  • Power: 8/10
  • Maintenance Requirements: 10/10
  • Rough Terrain: 7/10

For a quick rundown of our thoughts on this push reel lawn mower, we allot it a score out of 10 over four critical categories. After putting it to the test, in the first category of how easy to start it is, it gets a perfect 10/10 for no complicated starting methods. Next in the power category, it gets an 8/10 for solid power performance.


It garners another 10/10 for minimal maintenance requirements and lastly, a 7/10 for how it performs on rough terrain. Overall, as indicated by our tests, we believe this Scotts mower to be a pretty solid choice for individuals that need an everyday go-to mower for their yard.

This Scotts 2000-20S is a classic manual lawn mower which, against the complicated gas and electric mowers of today, is a humble piece of equipment. But that does not imply that it falls short in comparison in any way, as the classic 2000-20S stands out in ways that are unique from other lawnmowers.

First, this Scotts mower is an eco-friendly alternative to regular lawn mowers, as it has an absolute zero carbon footprint, which means it produces no carbon emissions at all! It features zero carbon, zero gas, and zero burning of fossil fuels for a greener tomorrow!Assembling Scotts Outdoor Power Tools

Due to this mower’s lightweight design, it is super easy to use, allowing anyone to handle the lawn mowing duty with no difficulties. Its weight of 34 lbs ensures that it is light enough to be carried or driven around to wherever you need it to be, while the 20-inch cutting deck width allows for a clean crisp cut in one single passing.

Also, the T-style handle helps to make maneuvering around obstacles relatively easier, while also providing a comfortable grip for you to hold onto the mower. The reel push design also makes it simple to drive about wherever you need it, as it easily lets you control the movement of the machine, letting you squeeze into tight spots and go over them again as many times as you would like.

When it comes to outdoor tools, the most available options seem like a big commitment as they are usually super hard to maintain, but that is not the case with this Scotts 20” reel mower. It requires absolutely no extra maintenance effort on your part and gets the job done with ease.

You can also purchase the Scotts 20-inch reel mower with grass catcher accessory separately, so you do not have to worry about cleaning up the grass cuttings after the mowing is done. The Scotts reel mower grass catcher automatically collects them in the grass bag for you, and you can simply empty them at the end of the mowing session.

Due to this mower not having any motor mechanisms, it makes virtually no noise. This makes it a great suitable option for homeowners living in a noise-regulated neighborhood. It also offers a peaceful operation for those users who struggle with noise sensory issues and are sensitive to the sounds of typically loud mowers.

– How Has the Scotts Outdoor Power Tools 2000-20S Evolved?

The Scotts Outdoor Power Tools 2000-20S has evolved by proving itself to be a reputable brand that makes sure to stay with the trends and demands of its customers. Due to this, the 2000-20S has also undergone several advancements since it was first introduced to the marketplace.

A few areas in which the 2000-20S has seen improvements include its lightweight. Never before this mower was it possible to maintain the cut quality and also have it weigh 34 lbs. This has led to the improvement of the overall mobility of the mower too.Scotts Outdoor Power Tools Cutting Width

Furthermore, if we are to compare it to some of the older versions, such as the Scotts reel mower 16 vs 20, we notice that the older 16S version does not have a cutting deck as wide as the 20S. The 16S offers a 16-inch cutting width, and the 20S offers a 20-inch cutting width. However, the 415-16S weighs 22 lbs, while the 20S stands at 34 lbs.


Investigating the Features Further

– 20 Inch Cutting Width

This 20-inch classic push lawn mower comes with a cutting deck that covers 20 inches in width, cutting grass over a wide area to save mowing time and effort on your part. Conveniently, it can even cut grass over medium to slightly large lawns in one swift pass and can handle tough grass and weeds with no issues.

– Quick Snap Height Adjusters

The 2000-20S features a quick snap-cutting mechanism and adjustable cutting height positions. The lever on the mower lets you pick your cutting height from 1 to 3 inches and anything in between, so you can precisely cut your lawn to exactly your preference.

– Precise Blades

The five blades of the 2000-20S allow for quick, accurate, and clean cuts, and the smooth ball bearing ensures a seamless spin of the blades as you mow your lawn. The blades are also heat-treated and alloy steel in nature which allows them to remain sharp, pristine, and free of rust for many years.

Additionally, you can also purchase a Scotts manual lawn mower blade sharpen tool kit to further ensure the longevity of your mower.Blades of Scotts Outdoor Power Tools 2000 20S

– Easy to Assemble

This Scotts mower is easy to assemble right out of the box, as you do not need any extra tools nor do you need to purchase any fueling kits and oil mixtures. The entire assembly process is easy to understand as the Scotts classic 20” reel mower manual concisely explains the step-by-step instructions on how to assemble and use the tool.

– Lightweight Design

Due to the mower weighing 34 lbs, maneuvering it around in your yard is like a walk in a park. With the 2000-20S, you no longer need to haul around bulky big mowers that leave you sore and in pain for weeks.

This mower exerts no pressure on its user’s arms and therefore you would never have to suffer in pain after using it. The light weight makes driving the mower super easy and allows you to get into tight spots with no problem.Scotts Power Tools Ergonomic Grip

– Ergonomic Grip Handle

The handle of the mower is designed with heightened ergonomics that improve the user’s overall comfort while operating. The cushioned grip makes holding onto the mower for long periods more comfortable. It also helps to absorb vibrations from the mower and thus, since no vibrations reach the user’s limbs, it ensures no fatigue.



As we have reached the end of this lawn mower review, we hope you found it helpful. A few last things to bear in mind: the 2000-20S is highly compatible with other accessories, such as the string trimmer, and grass collection bag, which can be bought separately. And several Scotts classic reel mower replacement parts are also easy to find.

Based on our observations, this Scotts 2000-20s makes for a top-choice pick for homeowners with either a medium or a slightly large-sized lawn that needs a reliable and easy-to-use tool companion to handle the job.

5/5 - (13 votes)
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