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Old 12-22-2012, 03:52 PM
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GMLC, is that the new 30?

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Yup, Exmarks new 30" commercial. Toro has a commercial version as well.
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Old 12-22-2012, 04:06 PM
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One other thought: the commercial version is a good bit heavier than the Timemaster.
Great point. +1

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And the timemaster isn't light. Good luck hoisting the commercial version into the back of your truck. The fold up handle is convenient and saves space in garage/trailer, but it makes it awkward as hell to lift.
Again I love the fold up handle on mine this is a big strike against the commercial version that I may or may not buy down the road.....

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Look into a World Lawn 28" or 32" mower, the Timemaster won't last more than a few seasons if you buy the residential. You can get a World Lawn for only a few hundred more than the residential model. You have to think about the long term, if your going to stay in business you need to use Commercial equipment.

The Toro are rear baggers and most parts made in the USA....I hope.

My Time Master 30 is a trim mower to replace a pita 21”. If the 30” is too wide I drag out my yBravo 25. yBravo has vastly better suction for bagging and is better on hill than the TimeMaster 30.


Most guys use a 21/22" and a 36" mower for small yards. The issue with a 30 inch mower is that it may not fit into some of the small gates.

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Old 12-22-2012, 04:12 PM
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I have heard the name ybravo one other time on this site two years ago. My only issue is that their isn't a dealer near me. I have to call to see where the closest one is. It's the same price as an Exmark, have you used both?

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Old 12-22-2012, 05:28 PM
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I have heard the name ybravo one other time on this site two years ago. My only issue is that their isn't a dealer near me. I have to call to see where the closest one is. It's the same price as an Exmark, have you used both?

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I have not used both. I pulled the trigger on the yBravo 25 years ago based on rumors of it mowing wet grass well.

I fully admit that the yBravo got left behind quite a bit this last season since I've had the T30. Wet grass can be mowed to a point with the T30 but hands down the yBravo 25 with the high vent bag is the best.

I have some blades on hand that will hopefully provide Ultra lift on the yBravo this next season.
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Old 12-22-2012, 06:32 PM
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Look into a World Lawn 28" or 32" mower, the Timemaster won't last more than a few seasons if you buy the residential. You can get a World Lawn for only a few hundred more than the residential model.
I'd rather use the Homeowner version and have it break down every week, than use a Chinese mower.
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Old 12-22-2012, 07:48 PM
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I have some blades on hand that will hopefully provide Ultra lift on the yBravo this next season.
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What blades did you find/where for the YBravo 25"?
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Old 12-22-2012, 09:11 PM
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I saw a video for a commercial time master. I asked my dealer about them. He said the new ones come out in January. He also said that many landscapers bought the homeowner version and they were bringing them back with problems. He tried to tell them to wait until the commercial versions came out but they didn't listen. I myself am interested in the commercial 30" timemaster!
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Old 12-22-2012, 10:05 PM
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There was a guy on LS a few months back that bought several TimeMasters and he said they all held up perfectly fine for his business. He also said he never sharpened the blades nor changed the oil. I'll try finding the link for the thread...
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Old 12-22-2012, 10:07 PM
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http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.p...ght=timemaster

Pretty sure this is it...
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Old 12-22-2012, 10:08 PM
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