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12-01-2001, 12:05 PM
Dr. Converta Mower good for one man operation?
12-01-2001, 12:22 PM
Yep good to anchor the boat to while your fishing,spend the money,get a Walker!
12-01-2001, 12:28 PM
Concept looks good, price seems high to me.
It is not quite up to the quality of a real commercial machine.
For example, I bought a Toro Z 52", 19 hp Kawasaki for 5999 this year.
If you are going to do commercial work, I would look at a 48 or 52 Z and look for a used walk behind, maybe 36". You should be able to find a good one for 2000 or less.
That way you have two good pieces of commercial equipment.
If you have the convertible 48" that won't help you if you have a need to get in to small areas (gated back yards).
I have the DR46 walk behind, it is ok for homeowner use but too light duty for commercial use (has a plastic deck). I wish I had found a commercial walk behind when I bought it.
12-01-2001, 01:32 PM
Actually that is a Rich Convertible mower, that DR is selling.
12-02-2001, 08:08 AM
But for the money, invest a little more and get a real commerical mower.
12-02-2001, 02:12 PM
Put some more money with what this thing cost and buy a real commercial mower. Some may know that I have one of the Rich Convertibles and it just sits. No service in this area. You can search to find post on this mower.
12-04-2001, 05:14 PM
It might say "Commercial Quality", but that don't mean anything. Go with real commercial mowers, dude.:cool:
12-04-2001, 07:29 PM
just because it looks like a commercial , doesn't mean it is
12-04-2001, 08:12 PM
Exactly! Well said.
Quirks Lawn Grooming
05-01-2002, 11:42 PM
Since you all seem to "know" commercial mowers, why don't you enlighten the world and tell us your preferences and why.
05-09-2002, 02:00 AM
Get a Hustler WB. You won't regrett it. It handles better and is faster than any other WB and even some Z's. It's also cheaper than a DR and is truly a commercial machine.
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