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Old 02-19-2015, 08:42 PM
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$100 Off all Commercial 30" mowers (5th only)

Spend $500 at open house get 10% disc on all parts/accessories until 12/311/15

20% OFF Parts & Accessories on the 5th
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Old 02-19-2015, 10:03 PM
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Nice Oaknut. I may go check that out. I really don't need new machines but my dealer has a 2 year old Snapper Pro 48" Hydro used commercially but in good condition for $1900. He said he sold and serviced the mower since new and the guy sells his old ones 2 years later and buys new again. I'm really considering picking it up.

Anybody have experience with these machines? How cumbersome is a 48" walk behind on smaller properties? Really would like some input on this one.

I have absolutely no experience with snapper pro at all. I know it's a pistol grip and floating deck, other than that i'm clueless.
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Old 02-19-2015, 10:06 PM
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Nice Oaknut. I may go check that out. I really don't need new machines but my dealer has a 2 year old Snapper Pro 48" Hydro used commercially but in good condition for $1900. He said he sold and serviced the mower since new and the guy sells his old ones 2 years later and buys new again. I'm really considering picking it up.

Anybody have experience with these machines? How cumbersome is a 48" walk behind on smaller properties? Really would like some input on this one.

I have absolutely no experience with snapper pro at all. I know it's a pistol grip and floating deck, other than that i'm clueless.
If you don't buy this I will. What dealer? I love my 52 snapper. I want to buy anothet
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Old 02-19-2015, 10:20 PM
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Nice Oaknut. I may go check that out. I really don't need new machines but my dealer has a 2 year old Snapper Pro 48" Hydro used commercially but in good condition for $1900. He said he sold and serviced the mower since new and the guy sells his old ones 2 years later and buys new again. I'm really considering picking it up.

Anybody have experience with these machines? How cumbersome is a 48" walk behind on smaller properties? Really would like some input on this one.

I have absolutely no experience with snapper pro at all. I know it's a pistol grip and floating deck, other than that i'm clueless.
The Snapper Pros are nearly identical to the Ferris units and sell for less.
I have the 36" Ferris hydro and like it, but wish I had gone larger - especially now that the 30" mower is in the arsenal.

I can't comment on how it handles on small properties since we all have our own ideas of what "small" is. I hated using mine on small lawns because no matter where you point it the clippings are being discharged into/onto places you don't want them. The mulch kit solved that problem, but makes mowing spring growth tricky.

I paid $4,700 for my 36" Ferris at the open house mentioned above 3 years ago.
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Also, 20% off is a good time to buy all the things you normally buy throughout the season.
I get my cases of mix oil, trimmer line, burlap tarps, filters, Stihl attachments, etc at the beginning and save money.
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Old 02-21-2015, 08:46 PM
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I've eaten two phone books this week with the two stage snowblower.

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I've eaten two phone books this week with the two stage snowblower.


Haven't eaten any more phone books but I did finally break my Craftsman shovel.

It's still usable, but it has a crack in it. Sucks mostly because they show as out of stock online and I now have to drive to east bumf@ck to get to a Sears now that the ones nearest me have closed. (warranty replacement)

I'm pretty sick of this rain/snow mix crap too and it's coming again tomorrow.

Used the last of my salt. Gonna call around tomorrow but I doubt anyone will have any.
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You looking or a pallet of bags? Snow and ice management has bagged salt
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Just a few bags. I don't have room to store more and I don't usually need that much anyway so I don't buy in bulk.
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I know it's out of the way for you, but Agway in Mars has enough bagged product to last all summer. They're about the only ones in the area who still have product.
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Sandy Creek Supply on Coal Hollow Road in the east has about 8 pallets of rock salt ($7.99 50 lb) + calcium chloride. The flake stuff was $15.99.

Just unloaded at the house and here comes the rain!
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