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Old 03-04-2009, 06:14 PM
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Ferris HydroCut Reviews

I am currently looking at a Ferris HydroCut 32" mower for this year in which the owner is asking $2500 CAD . It is a used machine but can't find a whole lot about the specific model. It has the 13 Kawasaki engine. Anyone have experience (good/or bad) they can tell me about?

This would be my first WB as I have been getting away with 21"ers for the past 6 years as most of the properties are quite small. Is there specific issue I should look out for? I would like to get a larger mower but, as with some, getting through gates is an issue for me.

I read about the arguments for being only a single hydro, but I don't have huge hills I need to confront. This machine would basically be used to increase productivity on the larger lots.

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Old 03-04-2009, 06:46 PM
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DONT BUY IT!! I have one and I have only put about 5 hrs on it. Yuor arms will get so tired because its a single hydro pump. Even on flat ground, this thing is a pig to manuever!!
Its actually sitting in my garage right now. I wont even sell it because, if one of my employees break a machince guess what hes gonna use as a form of punishment...
Run dont walk away. When I bought it new, I paid about 3 grand.
U have been warned I kid you not!!
Just try it out and you will see.
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Old 03-05-2009, 12:09 AM
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Interesting. Well thanks for the heads up. If they are so hard to use, why are they being sold?

Maybe I buy it and forget the gym membership this summer.
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Old 03-23-2009, 09:35 PM
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I have the 36" and I love it. I guess a weakling wouldn't want one.
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Old 03-23-2009, 09:50 PM
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I have the 36" and I love it. I guess a weakling wouldn't want one.
Single transaxle, why would you buy a hydro mower that you have to manhandle. You can get a belt drive cheaper if you need the workout.
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Old 03-23-2009, 09:53 PM
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somebody didnt eat their wheaties
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Old 03-25-2009, 07:49 PM
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somebody didnt eat their wheaties
If I have to put out any effort where my lawnmowers are concerned, I am not a happy camper. We do enough work and should not have to manhandle mowers.
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