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MattsMowing3535
12-29-2006, 12:46 AM
I have been wanting to take a picture of my stuff for months now. I got a new camra so I thought I would take a few! Some of the pictures arent that great becuse I had the camra in compact mode so it would upload fast. So far my equipment is
-2 Crappy trimmers
-BR600
-Stihl 026 Chainsaw and anouther crappy saw
-40+ year old lawnboy mower
-Old toro 21"
-Exmark Viking
-Ariens 10hp 24in snowblower!
-Toro single stage blower
-And of course my crappy orange scooter I used to tow it all
around this year on the custom trailer (scooters custom too . . )
-Its not much but the goodies will come this spring as long as there is some snow to shoval here soon!!!!!!

DSLND
12-29-2006, 01:09 AM
Nice Stuff!! Really digging the scooter! How did you end up liking the STIHL BP blower? How do you like the viking? Setup looks great! -Mitch-

MattsMowing3535
12-29-2006, 01:27 AM
The blower is just awsome! I only got to use the mower twice ( I got it in december) Really like it and I am glade I went with the hydro over a belt drive.

RedMax Man
12-29-2006, 08:08 AM
You got some good tools there, I really like the Exmark Viking... does it go on the trailer too?:laugh: I bet the Viking has more pulling power than the scooter if you could find a way to make a hitch for it.

stuffdeer
12-29-2006, 09:06 AM
What kind of scooter is that? I used to have a 50cc and a 150cc.

stuffdeer
12-29-2006, 09:36 AM
Opps, just looked. I now see it is a Vento Zip R3i.

Lawn Enforcer
12-29-2006, 10:41 AM
I really like the Viking, good purchase.

Idealtim
12-29-2006, 11:06 AM
Yeah, exmarks are always good, but I am lovin the bp blower. I gotta pick up one soon.

JDWalkbehind
12-29-2006, 12:07 PM
wow the viking looks really kool. this is probaly a dumb question to most people but what do you do to turn it? is the a joy stick or what. and if you don't mind what'd you pay for it? thanks

nick

mcwlandscaping
12-29-2006, 01:16 PM
wow the viking looks really kool. this is probaly a dumb question to most people but what do you do to turn it? is the a joy stick or what. and if you don't mind what'd you pay for it? thanks

nick

you turn it just about the same as a belt drive wb or you do a three point turn with it.

VERY nice equipment there man....i like that viking! That or a TTHP is on the list for this upcoming year go with my metro.

MattsMowing3535
12-29-2006, 01:29 PM
Since everyone is liking the viking so much there here's a better picture of it.

Redmax Man-Im sure the viking could pull 10 times what the scooter can but hopefully I will have a truck and trailer buy April!

JDWalkbehind-I think mike preety much covored it. Its plenty light so I don't do 3 point turns. If you are looking for what you use to turn it then it is basically pistol grips that were bent up and put where it is less of a strain on your hands. They are the to handles that come up over the top there is a little lever to keep it in neutral and you just put your speed and take off the lever to move and then pull back to turn either way. As far as what I payed I got it for $1800 its a '05 with 380 hours or so.

Thanks everyone else for all of the compliments on the mower!

lawnangel1
12-29-2006, 01:54 PM
1800! Wow thats a great deal. I was looking at an 05 tthp 52" and the dealer wanted 4400. Keep up the good work.

JDWalkbehind
12-29-2006, 03:22 PM
thanks. looks good. thinkin about that or a metro next year about mid season
thanks again

nick

MattsMowing3535
12-29-2006, 03:27 PM
If you can afford it get the viking the hydro is so nice. They aren't that much more either and they are just sooooo nice on hills and around small trees and things!

zim bob the landscaper
12-29-2006, 03:52 PM
looks good man. i also like the viking if u can pull a trailer with my bunton then u can defs pull that trailer with the viking.

Trinity Lawn Care, LLC
12-29-2006, 04:18 PM
Yeah, I like the Viking. We picked up a 52" Viking this year ourselves. I believe it was one of the best pruchases that our company has ever made. Everyone loves the thing.

Approach
01-17-2007, 11:18 PM
Do you like your Viking a lot, or just a little?

MattsMowing3535
01-17-2007, 11:22 PM
I havent used it much yet. I like it alot though for the time I have used it. The hydro is really nice, it cuts beutifuly too. I actauly think I preffer the fixed deck over floating though. It makes everything a little easier. Less maitnence and less weight.

J&R Landscaping
01-18-2007, 10:41 AM
The hydro drive units are a pleasure to operate. After running hydro, you'll never go back to a belt drive machine. I can't wait to upgrade my 36" belt drive to get a new hydro to replace it.