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Old 03-23-2007, 10:35 PM
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The worst commercial mower you've owned.

What is the worst commercial mower you owned? Manufacture, model, year, and why it is the worst?
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Old 03-23-2007, 10:56 PM
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What is the worst commercial mower you owned? Manufacture, model, year, and why it is the worst?
61" Wright Sentar. I'm not sure on the year, I think a 2003-2005 though. It had a 25hp Kawasaki. I hated everything about that mower except the quality of cut and power, both were excellent. I wanted to run that mower into a pond. It makes my blood pressure rise just thinking about that thing...UGH
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Old 03-24-2007, 12:18 AM
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52" bobcat rider. Actually, the mower wan't bad, but the supplier, Haywood Industries?, sucked the life out of it. They never had parts in stock for it.

Haywood? sucks.

I want to be correct on the supplier. I will get confirmation and post back. This is a regional supplier, and they blow at what they are supposed to do.
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Old 03-24-2007, 01:42 AM
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A Howard Price 180 large area mower.
That pos broke faster than a democrat in front of a senate committee on ethics.
80 hp Perkins diesel engine was the only thing good about that machine.
Sum b i t c h broke literally every time it was run.
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Old 03-24-2007, 07:12 AM
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What is the worst commercial mower you owned? Manufacture, model, year, and why it is the worst?
Lesco floating deck wb. Couldn't get rid of it quick enough. Horrendous cut, & controls sucked. Bought another tthp.
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Old 03-24-2007, 07:16 AM
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husqavarna ztr 60" cut it left strips when cutting dealer said i need to mow yard twice? i got my money back
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Old 03-24-2007, 07:50 AM
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Encore 60 inch hydro walkbehind..... It left a strip of clippings between the far left and middle blades, and overall did not have a good cut. I also owned a Encore 48 inch and pair of 36 inch walkbehinds, they all sucked, but the 60 was the worse.
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Old 03-24-2007, 07:56 AM
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44" Toro ztr. Broke so many times I can't count them. It also had an electrical problem no one seemed to be able to figure out.
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Old 03-24-2007, 08:12 AM
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I had ztr husky for about 6 months and wasn't happy with it. It was a used machine when I got it and didn't cut well with new blades and just didn't do that well for me so I sold it for a small loss
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Old 03-24-2007, 08:46 AM
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JD, 60" ZTR with 25 HP Kohler engine. Biggest piece of junk I have ever owned.
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