View Full Version : Any opinions on Swisher zt mowers?

Joe Midwest
10-17-2011, 02:18 AM

Of course I'm reluctant to buy one for commercial purposes, but I'd like get some opinions first. I got to check one out the other day (same one pictured above) and liked what I saw for the most part. The only thing I wasn't so sure about is the thin deck and cheap looking spindles.

10-17-2011, 04:47 AM
Heres a little bit of interesting ZTR history.

Max B. Swisher developed the first zero-turn radius walk behind mower in 1945 and the first ride-on zero-turn mower in 1955.


10-17-2011, 08:32 AM
I have only gotten trade ins on them from people that said they were pos. I never had them that long got them all cheap and sold fast. Everyone so far I have seen regretted the purchase. I have seen some positive remarks on here though, you might do a search.
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Turf Commando
10-17-2011, 11:59 PM
I know a guy who uses one commercially (mows chiropractor office) while talking to him notified him his frame is cracked....There's my opinion.
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Darryl G
10-18-2011, 12:22 AM
Yeah I think they're cool. I want one like this! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jgdcyzzfBs