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Old 02-24-2011, 10:03 AM
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New Toro TimeCutter SS5060 Is it worth Looking At?

Is the new Toro TimeCutter SS5060 any good for as a residential mower? If Not what is a better mower in the same price range? Any opinions I will gladly take.

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Old 02-24-2011, 11:01 AM
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How large is your lawn, or how many hours do you expect to put on the machine every season? Also what dealers do you have near to you with the exception of Toro? A good dealer is more important than whatever the 'mower of the hour' is on some website forum.
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Old 02-24-2011, 01:36 PM
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My yard is .3 of an acre, and it takes me a little over or right around an hour by a self propelled mower. I have pretty much most of the dealers within 12 - 20 min of me. eXmark (no mowers in that range), BadBoy, Hustler. My yard does have hills though. The front yard (the bigger of the two) has a 15 degree incline, the back which is smaller has an area which is probably about a 20 degree incline then once you get on top its fairly flat
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Old 02-24-2011, 08:05 PM
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A lawn 1/3 of an acre that takes an hour to mow must have a lot of obstacles or those hills are a real challenge. Fifteen and twenty degree hills are relatively steep and I would not like to mow either incline on a ZTR that did not have some type of roll-over protection. If your main concern is to reduce the mowing time then you might want to consider a wide area walk behind. They will be a lot safer on the hills; a stand-on might also be something to consider if it would fit into your budget.
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Old 02-25-2011, 01:25 AM
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My yard is .3 of an acre, and it takes me a little over or right around an hour by a self propelled mower. I have pretty much most of the dealers within 12 - 20 min of me. eXmark (no mowers in that range), BadBoy, Hustler. My yard does have hills though. The front yard (the bigger of the two) has a 15 degree incline, the back which is smaller has an area which is probably about a 20 degree incline then once you get on top its fairly flat
the 50" will be way too big for your yard. Look more towards the 42" or new 32".
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