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Old 07-14-2009, 02:17 PM
maddogg578 maddogg578 is offline
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whats the bast lawnmower brand

i think for homeowner lawn boy is the best brand for commercial scag or bobcat tell me what you think
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Old 07-19-2009, 10:35 AM
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Well there are definitely a lot of guys on here with a lot more experience than me, but I've come to the conclusion that there are a lot of good mowers out there it's just personal preference. Bobcat makes an excellent commercial mower (I own one) but they don't have a suspension; so I went out and bought a Bad Boy with a suspension and a suspension seat. So basically it's just what your personal preference is and how much you are willing to pay. As for residential mowers, don't know much about them. Just make sure you get one that is rated good. Hope that helps.
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Old 07-20-2009, 02:37 PM
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for home owners I say toro, for pros I say exmark
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Old 07-20-2009, 05:00 PM
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I don't mow--wouldn't mow--let the younger guys do that. However, I do like my 12HP Snapper. It only has a 28" cut. It does a pretty mowing job with lots of power. For the price with a bagger they're OK. Of course, you can get hydrostats, baggers, and lots of other nice things for a price. I do not like the stearing on any Snapper and if it were not for dependability and a pretty cut, I'd look further. So, as mowers go, we've had something like 20 of them over the years and the best look is that Walk Behind, self-propelled 21" cut Snapper. As said before, a lot of great mowers out there and to each his own.
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Old 07-20-2009, 06:32 PM
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For homeowners, the Honda HRX series will last a lifetime and gives a great cut.
2008 Bad Boy Lightning 52" 26HP Kawasaki LC with mulch kit and foot assist
2008 Quick 36 Dually Samurai with Step-Saver
Honda 21" HRX217
Echo PAS-265 Power-heads with Trimmer, Edger, Hedge Clipper, ProSweep and Power Pruner attachments
Shindaiwa EB-802RT, Echo PB-755T & PB-265L Backpack Blowers
Various backup equipment (Poulan Pro, Toro, Troy Bilt, etc...)
Professional pressure washing equipment.
Amsoil synthetic oil and E3 spark plugs for all engines...
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