I've been wanting a scythe, but it's out of my budget at the moment. I saw video of the fokin hoe being used to clear grass in a similar fashion as a scythe. Does it cut as effectively as a scythe, albeit on a smaller scale? Or does it take does it take significantly more force to cut through grass? I hate using a weed-eater, and I'm hoping this could do a lot of the work I typically do with that. A scythe is still on my list, but at least the fokin hoe doesn't make my wallet scream and run away.