Your ability to breakdown and repurpose will be directly correlated with your success in an urban survival scenario. Scavenging various resources will become almost second nature to you. There will be the obvious items that stick out like a sore thumb. Things like food, water, protection and power. Then, there will also be things that might not be so common. This article is about something that could do a lot of good if you know how to use it.
After the SHTF no one is going to be concerned with cutting their grass. The most use a lawnmower may get is the siphoning of its gasoline. Still, there are many things that can be done with its motor and if you know what to use it for it could put you in a great position.