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Old 04-28-2009, 01:13 AM
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Chossing a mower

Hello everyone, this is a contiuation from my introduction thread to get a little more traffic. Im trying to find out which mower to get. I already have a 21" but I need something bigger. I really would like a commercial mower but cannot afford one at this moment. I also dont want a used mower that is going to break down on me all the time. I do not expect this mower to last me 10 years, just enough to get me through untill I can afford a commercial mower. So im looking at 33" walk behinds but cannot decide which one. Electric start does not matter for me. Let me know what yall think. Heres what I have so far:

One: http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_1...wn+Mowers#desc

Two: http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_1...8998000P?mv=rr

Three: http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/...3+90401+528374
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Old 04-28-2009, 07:12 AM
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My vote is for the Cub Cadet... The yellow is simply gorgeous
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Old 04-28-2009, 07:54 AM
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eeek...to be honest, all of those choices are blech...

I know you say you can't afford a commercial mower, but you can get a used one for a good price, just have to keep your eye out.

How many accounts do you have now, or anticipating on taking?

I'd hate to see you drop that cash on one of those, then you'd be kicking yourself in the rear in a few months.

If you have to choose between one of those, get the one with the best and longest warranty.
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Old 04-28-2009, 08:28 AM
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I vote for None of the above.

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Old 04-28-2009, 08:38 AM
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I always hear the comment "That I can't afford a commercial one right now" with the money you miss out on making with one I don't see how you can afford to not have one if your in this business.
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Old 04-28-2009, 08:42 AM
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I always hear the comment "That I can't afford a commercial one right now" with the money you miss out on making with one I don't see how you can afford to not have one if your in this business.
I agree. He'll waste money on anything he listed.
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Old 04-28-2009, 01:01 PM
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eeek...to be honest, all of those choices are blech...

I know you say you can't afford a commercial mower, but you can get a used one for a good price, just have to keep your eye out.

How many accounts do you have now, or anticipating on taking?

I'd hate to see you drop that cash on one of those, then you'd be kicking yourself in the rear in a few months.

If you have to choose between one of those, get the one with the best and longest warranty.
I have about 3 right now and want to be around 10 accounts by the end of this season. I do not want to go into debt to buy a commercial mower. If I decide by the end of the year that I dont want to be in the lawn business then I have a really nice mower for my self lol.


I just found a bunch of used commercial grade mowers on craigs list that are about the same price as those new craftsmans. I think I will take you guys advice.

I just realized I completely misspeled the title of this thread haha.

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Old 04-28-2009, 01:25 PM
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If this is your part time gig, and you end up getting 10+ accounts, you are going to be very happy with a commercial mower. Once the money starts rolling in, you'll see.
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Old 04-28-2009, 01:41 PM
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what does chossing mean...



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Old 04-28-2009, 01:42 PM
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If this is your part time gig, and you end up getting 10+ accounts, you are going to be very happy with a commercial mower. Once the money starts rolling in, you'll see.
Any good brands I should look for? Also how used is too used? Do you think a 36" belt drive would be a good idea?
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