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View Poll Results: Billy Goat Force 13Hp verus Little Wonder Optimax 14HP?
BG Force w/13HP Honda! 5 38.46%
LW Optimax w/14HP Subaru (or 13HP Honda)! 8 61.54%
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Old 04-07-2011, 11:14 AM
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13HP Billy Goat Force or 14HP Little Wonder Optimax?

Okay guy-
I'm on the fence between a 13HP Force (Honda engine) for $1,499 + tax and a 14HP LW (Subaru engine) for $1,460 + tax...

I have a 10HP LW right now and it's been a beast- I want something even more powerful though- hence upping the HP. What I'd like to know is- which one will be more powerful? Weight also plays a factor wit the LW weighing in at almost 20LBS more than the force.

My Dad and I are worried about the durability of the Force under rigorous commercial use.... how are the housings holding up for those of you who have had them a while? Also- how well do they "dig" into turf to get up matted, wet debris and thatch?

What do you guys think???
Matt Koski Landscape and Design, LLC
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