Posted: 03/06/2014 at 00:29
DANGER! If you use a hover mower on a steep slope and walk down the slope with the mower in front of you, then you are in danger. Should your feet slip down the slope, you end up under the mower. Best plan, pay someone to do it, second best plan, cut along the slope, not up and down. You can lower a hover mower down a slope which works well but as has been said before, you risk cutting the flex on an electric model, or a hernia from hauling a petrol model. Either way you would need to override the dead man's handle, and that is never a good idea.
If the slope is really steep, don't grow grass on it.