Register free!

The Green Industry's Resource Center



Reply
 
Thread Tools   Display Modes
  #61  
Old 02-23-2013, 02:16 PM
Blade Runners's Avatar
Blade Runners Blade Runners is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Woodlawn, TN
Posts: 917
42" JD residential (still love this mower), 52" Scag V-Ride, and a 21" MTD yard machine(green/yellow). Still use the JD as backup and the MTD goes out for every service.
__________________

Scag mowers
++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Blade Runners, LLC
Lawn Service Clarksville TN
Lawn Care Clarksville TN

"Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later."
-Og Mandino
Reply With Quote
  #62  
Old 02-23-2013, 03:43 PM
jrs.landscaping's Avatar
jrs.landscaping jrs.landscaping is online now
LawnSite Silver Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Maine
Posts: 2,411
36" JD WB
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #63  
Old 02-23-2013, 04:44 PM
TinMan1's Avatar
TinMan1 TinMan1 is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: SC
Posts: 519
Troy built 38" garden tractor then JD z425 and still use it for backup
Posted via Mobile Device
Reply With Quote
  #64  
Old 02-23-2013, 04:49 PM
TinMan1's Avatar
TinMan1 TinMan1 is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: SC
Posts: 519
Used to cut my grandparents yard with a 3hp something that you cranked the flywheel around with a handle then pushed it closed to start it. Remember those ?
Posted via Mobile Device
Reply With Quote
  #65  
Old 02-23-2013, 05:29 PM
32vld 32vld is offline
LawnSite Gold Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: LI NY
Posts: 3,255
JD 170 42" and a Sears 20" push.

JD bought 2003. Sears at least that old.

Used on own property, now using them for third year for business.
Hope to add a 36" WB this season. May up grade the JD to a to 48" deck. Cheaper to do that because a 48" ZTR will most likely have to wait till next year. Then I'll keep the JD as a back up.
Reply With Quote
  #66  
Old 02-23-2013, 06:11 PM
Vanderhoff Landscaping's Avatar
Vanderhoff Landscaping Vanderhoff Landscaping is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: North Jersey
Posts: 303
A pos Craftsman. It wasn't even self propelled! That literally sucked!
Posted via Mobile Device
Reply With Quote
  #67  
Old 02-23-2013, 10:13 PM
BeastMowed's Avatar
BeastMowed BeastMowed is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Murfreesboro TN
Posts: 27
I had a 44" Dixon with 18 or 19hp. Wouldn't cut anything taller than 6". NOT a good first mower experience.
__________________
Scags and Super dutys

4 man operation

Reply With Quote
  #68  
Old 02-23-2013, 10:45 PM
Blade Runners's Avatar
Blade Runners Blade Runners is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Woodlawn, TN
Posts: 917
Quote:
Originally Posted by TinMan1 View Post
Used to cut my grandparents yard with a 3hp something that you cranked the flywheel around with a handle then pushed it closed to start it. Remember those ?
Posted via Mobile Device
yep, my neighbor had one when I was a kid. At the time I thought it was a good idea vs the pull rope that would break or not wind back up Seem to remember that mower having about a 1/4" thick deck on it too and was built like a tank.
__________________

Scag mowers
++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Blade Runners, LLC
Lawn Service Clarksville TN
Lawn Care Clarksville TN

"Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later."
-Og Mandino

Last edited by Blade Runners; 02-23-2013 at 10:47 PM. Reason: added info
Reply With Quote
  #69  
Old 02-25-2013, 12:28 AM
TinMan1's Avatar
TinMan1 TinMan1 is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: SC
Posts: 519
It was a tank lasted through the 70's he's probably still got it
Posted via Mobile Device
Reply With Quote
  #70  
Old 02-26-2013, 07:12 PM
GARRETTWOOD GARRETTWOOD is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: honesdale pa
Posts: 345
SCAG 48 inch walk behind, still have it 10 yrs old
Posted via Mobile Device
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:27 AM.

Page generated in 0.07025 seconds with 8 queries