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Old 01-22-2014, 10:59 AM
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is this a quality push mower?

Hi, i bought myself an Ex-Mark for my new Lawn and Landscape service. Now i need to get myself a quality push mower. I found this one on craigs list, what do you guys think?
http://reading.craigslist.org/tld/4243995127.html

What are some other quality push mowers? i want one that will last!
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Old 01-22-2014, 11:56 AM
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No, they are junk. That motor is made in China. I bought one 3 yrs ago used it 2 yrs and the 3rd yr after several times not starting and 3 times in the shop. I gave it away and bought an Exmark 21". I bet it didn't have 20 hrs on it too.
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Old 01-22-2014, 12:01 PM
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No, they are junk. That motor is made in China. I bought one 3 yrs ago used it 2 yrs and the 3rd yr after several times not starting and 3 times in the shop. I gave it away and bought an Exmark 21". I bet it didn't have 20 hrs on it too.
wow, thanks!
what are some other good brands? my stepfather has an Ariens, he has a lawn service also
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Old 01-22-2014, 12:15 PM
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the honda's from home depot aren't so bad if you take care of them. If i was doing push mowing everyday i'd go with a commercial push mower though. The honda's just leave a good cut, and mulch well. Mine have held up well over the years but i don't use them alot.
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Old 01-22-2014, 12:33 PM
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"Google" Honda Harmony before you buy the HD special. After awhile it will be just a push mower. (Bad transmissions)
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Old 01-22-2014, 01:42 PM
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Those are junk. Spend the extra money and get yourself an Exmark Commercial 21 to match that Exmark you just bought. I own two and love them, well worth the cost. They are built like tanks.

Hell I do not even use a residential mower on my own house, got me a Snapper Commercial 21 just for that and going to replace it with one of the new Toros this year.
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Old 01-22-2014, 01:50 PM
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is this a quality push mower?

Exmark 30 inch is the best. Especially because you can side discharge. All the others you can't side discharge with
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Old 01-22-2014, 01:58 PM
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Exmark 30 inch is the best. Especially because you can side discharge. All the others you can't side discharge with
A 30 inch also cannot go everywhere a 21 inch can. I.E. Ditches, certain properties, ect.
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Old 01-22-2014, 02:06 PM
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Depends how much you will use it. If you're going to be using it a lot, then no that mower will not last. If its going to get used here and there on a few properties then it will work fine. It obviously won't leave as nice of a cut as a commercial mower will but it will do the job for a year or two. Get your feet under you and don't spend a ton of money on equipment right away. Or at least don't buy want you can't afford.
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Old 01-22-2014, 03:03 PM
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Yes that lawn boy is not commercial grade
For a homeowner it will last some time .
Exmark commercial is a great mower
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