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Old 12-15-2009, 07:40 PM
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Walker Mower

Hey Guys

new to the forum. . . a year in with my own business 5 years experience.

looking to get a Walker Mower


don't know much about them started with a 21" push mower then a 33" walk behind now have a 48" bobcat walk behind



i am looking to buy a 2001 Walker Mower the 3 wheel kind... whats a good offer price it runs decks a little beat up its been sitting in the weather for a year trying not to break the bank on the purchase.

Let me know thank you

brian
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Old 12-15-2009, 09:38 PM
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Define the details as to what the mower is.
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Old 12-16-2009, 11:27 PM
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I am a big Walker brand fan

that said I'd be very concerned about any mower that had been sitting outside for a year

I know some do it but it is very hard on bearings, bushes, rubber parts and etc.
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Old 12-16-2009, 11:47 PM
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make sure you look over the mower really closely and make sure there is no rust of anything major wrong with it. To be sitting outside for a year isnt too good for it
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Old 12-17-2009, 09:43 PM
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I have an 01. bought new. I would look for a later model 03 and up.

I had a problem with the fuel system. The 01 has a bottom feed. Later

models have a top feed. Walker has an upgrade kit which I installed. after

season. Also 03 and up are powder coated not painted. Ed
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Old 12-17-2009, 10:10 PM
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ours sits outside most all the time , rain can cause cosmetic damage to the seat ,dry it out and crack , box will be fine. the bearings on the caster could be an issue , polish the shafts with a SOS pad and dry and grease, same for the wheel dearings , you can get all the bearings at a parts house for penneys compaired to walker prices. the 3 rd wheel you can just change it to a sealed bearing in it , all outher bearings will be fine if greased , also check that the steering levers move , if they hang your ok ,if they are stuck it will take time . all of the unit can be self fixed in time without major cost to you . also pull the 2 deck pins and see if the deck carrier frame will slide ,it may seize up , heat it with a torch to remove and polish and grease . i have bought them for $975.oo and after a week they ran out great .
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