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Old 02-05-2014, 12:32 AM
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What type of mower for my 1/4 acre yard?

I have around 1/4 acre of grass in my yard and I am trying to decide what mower I need. I like the $1k mark and so that limits my options to the Toro TimeMaster or a basic 42" rider. Which would be better for me?
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Old 02-05-2014, 02:10 AM
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Old 02-05-2014, 03:12 AM
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For under $1000, the Timemaster would give you the best cut.
Snapper Pro S200XT 36 HP Big Block
BOP 36 Inch Dually
Honda HRX217VKA Mower
Husqvarna 223L Trimmer
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The next time someone complains about your pricing, ask them how much their barber would charge to come over and cut their hair.
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just get a lawn tractor
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Old 02-08-2014, 06:29 AM
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I would just by a Honda 21" mower from Home Depot
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Old 02-08-2014, 10:45 AM
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More information would be useful for a meaningful response. What kind of grass? Terrain -- flat, steep slopes? Need to bag? Mulch? Discharge? Qualify of turf -- scrappy, thin, or heavy, dense, heavy Spring growth? How often to mow?

Since you are a homeowner, time may be critical, or not? Are you looking for a quick pass, mow and park, be done, or meticulous, wanting to spend lots of time on keeping the yard perfect (e.g. hobby)?
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Old 02-08-2014, 10:48 AM
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O just get a Snapper 21 Commerical, it will last a lifetime
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