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View Poll Results: Which 21 is best?
Toro 22156 Self Propelled 15 25.00%
Exmark 21 X-series Self Propelled 18 30.00%
Snapper Hi-Vac Self Propelled 4 6.67%
Other Self Propelled 24 40.00%
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Old 10-23-2012, 04:58 AM
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I have no experience with any of the mowers listed...but i picked up a Honda HRC 216 self propelled last week, and Im really liking it so far.

Makes mowing a bit easier from my previous mowers.
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Old 01-24-2013, 10:26 PM
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this honda:

http://powerequipment.honda.com/lawn...dels/hrx217vka

can be bought at home depot for about $500
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Old 01-25-2013, 11:41 AM
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this honda:

http://powerequipment.honda.com/lawn...dels/hrx217vka

can be bought at home depot for about $500
That's a nice discount off of the MSRP of $699.


One caveat: IFF one side-discharges most of the time, they will likely be more impressed with a machine that does so directly out of the right side as opposed to a rear chute that directs the clippings toward the left. Much better clipping dispersal allowing for a better cut in wet/moist conditions.

My vote is for the Toro 22156.
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Old 01-25-2013, 09:08 PM
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update: i liked my old snapper so much i got a 2nd one. it will arrive at dealer next month
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Old 01-25-2013, 09:15 PM
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update: i liked my old snapper so much i got a 2nd one. it will arrive at dealer next month
Which motor?
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Old 01-25-2013, 09:17 PM
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Which motor?
I got the discontinued bagging briggs. it is the snapper in my sig that does not have the aftermarket engine.
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That's a nice discount off of the MSRP of $699.


One caveat: IFF one side-discharges most of the time, they will likely be more impressed with a machine that does so directly out of the right side as opposed to a rear chute that directs the clippings toward the left. Much better clipping dispersal allowing for a better cut in wet/moist conditions.

My vote is for the Toro 22156.
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I tend to agree. I do not own a 22156 but I researched them extensively and took a close look at one last year. For my application it seems like the perfect mower.

1. Very light for a commercial mower.
2. True side discharge, mulching or bagging is simply not
an option 100% of the time.

One con: not variable speed. Overall it seems like a good option for a lightweight trim mower. A step up from the high end residential pushmowers.
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Old 01-27-2013, 03:01 PM
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this honda:

http://powerequipment.honda.com/lawn...dels/hrx217vka

can be bought at home depot for about $500
The problem with that mower is the thumb drive controls, they will wear you out if you use it for any length of time. I would steer clear of that drive system at all cost, standard bail control Hondas are good machines.
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Old 02-18-2013, 12:57 AM
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Which 21 is best

Honda commercial twin blade metal wheels. Bullet proof gxv motor
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