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Old 03-16-2013, 07:01 AM
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Best 21?

Ok, so I'm guilty of asking something that's probably been asked a million times.
Based on my searches it has but, I get a lot of junk because of thread hijacking.
Sooooo, Honda HRC right?
I was looking at a Hustler but it seems that they really don't support it.
The Honda has a hydro tranny and I kinda like that.
Speak up fellas, I need your wisdom.
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Old 03-16-2013, 07:13 AM
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Exmark commercial 21"
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Old 03-16-2013, 07:23 AM
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I think the consensus is the Honda.
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Old 03-16-2013, 08:15 AM
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toro proline is the best
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Old 03-16-2013, 11:14 AM
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Ok, so I'm guilty of asking something that's probably been asked a million times.
Based on my searches it has but, I get a lot of junk because of thread hijacking.
Sooooo, Honda HRC right?
I was looking at a Hustler but it seems that they really don't support it.
The Honda has a hydro tranny and I kinda like that.
Speak up fellas, I need your wisdom.
Check out this thread.

http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=276071
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Old 03-16-2013, 11:59 AM
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That's interesting.
Has the Hustler held up?
Even so, I'll probably go with a Honda HRC.
I think that's the model that everyone likes, not sure though.
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Old 03-16-2013, 03:00 PM
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Skip the 21". Check out a yBravo25.
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Old 03-16-2013, 03:07 PM
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Is this mower going to be the backbone of your company or for the occaisonal need?
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Old 03-17-2013, 08:03 AM
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Look, I have 5 walkbehinds and a hustler super Z.
I just want opinions on 21's.
See why the search feature gets overwhelmed?
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Old 03-17-2013, 03:36 PM
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I've done a lot of reading on the subject on this forum, and others. I've talked to my dealer, who sells Honda and Snapper. I look at every other LCOs trailer when I'm on the roads. The consensus is that if you want the best 21" that does everything well (mulch, discharge, and bag) and take a lot of abuse, get the Honda HRC.

Toro usually comes in second in recommendations.

Those two are easily the most widely used here in Houston, with Hondas outnumbering Toros at least 2 to 1.

Incidently, one thing that also bolsters Honda's outstanding reputation for excellence is the fact that so many LCOs recommend and use their residential models, especially if you're running larger commercial mowers on most of your properties. I have a residential model on my trailer that I use for a few smaller lawns. I used it exclusively before I bought my Scag. Its over a year old and starts on the first pull everytime, with no rough idle, just as fast as the day I bought it, with no signs of slowing down. If their residential models are up for that kind of abuse, then their commercial mower is probably built like a small tank.

They also have excellent customer support and service.

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