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Old 03-01-2010, 05:17 PM
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Another should I go for this thread

http://detroit.craigslist.org/okl/grd/1623654044.html
Ok here is a troybilt 33 look alike for 200, I think this seems like a great deal plus I can either clean the carb or have my dealer do it. So fo ranyone with expernece with these mowers please tell me if these are reliable.
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Old 03-01-2010, 06:16 PM
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if your budget is only $200-like $500 you are better off fixing up your ferris. cause the mowers you are looking at are junk. save your money and just fix up the one you already have.
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Old 03-01-2010, 06:38 PM
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if your budget is only $200-like $500 you are better off fixing up your ferris. cause the mowers you are looking at are junk. save your money and just fix up the one you already have.
I could get an exmark for 700 but since I want to get a truck soon so I an trying to spend very little.
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Old 03-01-2010, 06:45 PM
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don't think it would be hard to put a 17 hp on the thing. lol! Its made by MTD. Its simple. The decks are weak. The carb is either easy or a pain. It could just be weak spark. Most people say carb when its spark. You can tell its sat out in the rain. It will work, just don't expect to much. I would take that over a push mower any day though.
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Old 03-01-2010, 06:47 PM
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don't think it would be hard to put a 17 hp on the thing. lol! Its made by MTD. Its simple. The decks are weak. The carb is either easy or a pain. It could just be weak spark. Most people say carb when its spark. You can tell its sat out in the rain. It will work, just don't expect to much. I would take that over a push mower any day though.
Plus I will be keeping the ferris so when I get a call to cut a yard with foot high grass I will not have to use that.
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Old 03-01-2010, 06:49 PM
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I bet a 17hp will bolt up to that. I bet same bolt pattern and crank and everything. Take that to those yards. Let the grass fly lol!
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Old 03-01-2010, 06:50 PM
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Its basically a craftsman. I think alot of pros started out with a craftsman, but since you already have an Exmark and Ferris, you can't expect much out of it. Will it work for a bit? Probably. What would I do? Depending on the problem with the Ferris, save up and fix it.
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Old 03-01-2010, 06:52 PM
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Its basically a craftsman. I think alot of pros started out with a craftsman, but since you already have an Exmark and Ferris, you can't expect much out of it. Will it work for a bit? Probably. What would I do? Depending on the problem with the Ferris, save up and fix it.
Well the ferris is OLD 21 years to be exact, it leeks oil neesd a tire and has no saftey festures. But can go through the tall crap like theres no tomrow
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Old 03-01-2010, 07:00 PM
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why are you messing around with this when you have a metro?http://detroit.craigslist.org/wyn/grd/1584761312.html wouldn't this be a step up?
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Old 03-01-2010, 07:04 PM
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why are you messing around with this when you have a metro?http://detroit.craigslist.org/wyn/grd/1584761312.html wouldn't this be a step up?
Thee metro hp that I have is a 48 so I cant do most gated yards, I do not like riders I am big on walk behinds so not really lol
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