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Old 04-29-2005, 10:50 PM
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push mower. Need advice

I am cutting just 10 lawns for some friends. I don't want to spend more than $500. are those 21'' mowers good enough to do a decent job? I don't want to spend a fortune in purchasing an expensive mower if I am only going to cut 10 lawns in one week.
Is there anybody out there with my same question?
I want to know what you guys use.
Thanks
Gil
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Old 04-29-2005, 11:04 PM
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Go ahead and spend 1,000.00 and get a commercial 21" toro proline.
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Old 04-29-2005, 11:23 PM
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get a snapper for 299 push or 399 self propelled
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Old 05-20-2005, 11:08 PM
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I Agree

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Go ahead and spend 1,000.00 and get a commercial 21" toro proline.

I own one of these. It will pay itself off and it will last forever and will endure just about any conditions. 10 yards is perfect for this. Unless you are doing the lawns for just this one season, spend the $1G and this mower. It cuts great and is like a mini tank.
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Old 05-21-2005, 02:46 AM
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I own one of these. It will pay itself off and it will last forever and will endure just about any conditions. 10 yards is perfect for this. Unless you are doing the lawns for just this one season, spend the $1G and this mower. It cuts great and is like a mini tank.

I would agree with this. I don't currently have a commercial 21 because I have a 32" but I do have 5 (FIVE) 21"ers because of the reason for BACKUPS. I really don't trust homeowner 21's so I HAVE to have backups in the event that one or all dies I will have something to use.

Good luck. and DO NOT gte a personal pace toro I had one lasted a week, wheel kept comin off.
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Old 05-21-2005, 03:05 PM
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pp

I have my PP for a while, it does everything I need it to do, I bought it to back up my Big wheel Toro/frt drive/////now I just use the PP Toro for everything I check it nightly to make sure nothing is loose....I guess sometimes you get a good one??? Not sure....
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Old 05-22-2005, 08:31 AM
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Go ahead and spend 1,000.00 and get a commercial 21" toro proline.
Well hell for all that get a used WB !
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Old 05-22-2005, 09:27 AM
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Honda Commercial. Bullitproof. You will always need a lawnmower so why not just get the best. When you are purring through long wet grass and bagging or mulching you will love it. If it ever breaks it is always worth fixing. Cry once and love it forever. Do not buy junk.
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Old 05-22-2005, 10:47 AM
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i run nothing but lawn boys.. i have 2 of them with the dura force engine in them..i switch them off and on... one one week ill mow with one then ill park it and use the other one.....ive had them both for 2 years know and havent had them in shop till just last week the rope broke on one and the self propelled stopped working riught after i got my other one back so that worked out ok.....
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Old 04-29-2005, 11:31 PM
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push mower, need advice

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I am cutting just 10 lawns for some friends. I don't want to spend more than $500. are those 21'' mowers good enough to do a decent job? I don't want to spend a fortune in purchasing an expensive mower if I am only going to cut 10 lawns in one week.
Is there anybody out there with my same question?
I want to know what you guys use.
Thanks
Gil
Go down to the corner store on Tuesday mornings and get yourself a Want Ad. There is a ton of stuff in the lawn and garden section. It ranges from large commercial to small homeowner stuff, with everything in between. Plus it is fun reading. All that for only $ 2.50, what a deal.
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