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View Poll Results: Which brand makes best walk-behind
Exmark 133 38.00%
Scag 84 24.00%
Lesco 20 5.71%
Bobcat 20 5.71%
Other - please list what you think 93 26.57%
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Old 09-18-2006, 12:51 AM
DiMassa33 DiMassa33 is offline
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Best Walk-behind

Who makes the best walk-behind mowers?
1998 s10 4x4
Custom made 5x10 trailer
Scag 52" wb
42" Troy Bilt
Toro 21" Super Recycler
2 Craftsman 21"
Echo string trimmers
8 hp Little Wonder Blower
Stihl Backpack Blower
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Old 09-18-2006, 01:51 AM
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Originally Posted by DiMassa33
Who makes the best walk-behind mowers?
murry...... j/k =)

its really a personal choice, go test drive them out at your local dealer
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Old 09-18-2006, 07:09 AM
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Other ...Hustler

The other MFG's that you listed make a qualit machine also. Just running from a day to day nothing has been able to come close to the Hustler IMO>
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Old 09-18-2006, 07:22 AM
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Old 09-18-2006, 08:49 AM
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Murray makes the best push mowers!! ...i loved my murray! but sadly he went to lawnmower heaven recently...
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Old 09-18-2006, 09:04 AM
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Snapper 48"
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Old 09-18-2006, 11:07 AM
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Love my Snappers - 36" 52"
2008 Walker MB 56" SD
2008 42" Mulch Deck
2004 Snapper Pro Hydro 36"
2006 Ditch Witch SK350
Stihl Small Engines
1999 Isuzu NPR Diesel
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Old 09-22-2006, 01:58 PM
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Toro T-bar

I've owned my Toro T-bar 48" Commercial fixed deck walk behind mower for 2 years and love it. Best thing is the T-bar controls. I can mow with one hand if i need to pickup debris on the lawn or push aside low branches. The handle bars don't stick out like the pistol grip mowers do. I only wish it had more hp. for mowing hills with my Velke suky attached. I got a 15 hp. Kaw. The Toro T-bar is probably very similar to the Exmark ECS Controls.
F350 Lariat P/U
F350 XLT P/U
F450 XLT Dump
Fisher Xtreme Vees
22' Enclosed Trailer
16' Open Trailer
14' Dump Trailer
10' Open Trailer
Redmax 2stroke Equipment
Walker, Wright Stander, Lesco
Little Wonder, Stihl, ect. ect.....
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Old 09-23-2006, 12:24 AM
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I have had really limited experience with walkbehinds, but i would have to say the Troy Bilt Widecut. Although, they aint made no more, but i think somone is making them under a differnt name. From what i have seen so far with the one i used, it is VERY easy to use and cuts real nice.
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Old 09-23-2006, 02:23 AM
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I like the exmarks quality of cut, and toro's turbo force deck. The Bobcat mowers are decent but they are a little over priced IMO.
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