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Old 03-26-2014, 08:48 AM
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its pretty rare to scalp with a 36" deck…. you've got to be cutting stalactites.
While it may be rare its certainly possible. No concerns, however, with a floating deck.

And a stalactite hangs from the top of a cave. Your formula for cutting those with a 36" fixed deck wb should be interesting.
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Old 03-26-2014, 10:38 AM
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Stalagmites peak upwards. Stalactites = hang 'tight'.
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Old 03-26-2014, 10:38 AM
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While it may be rare its certainly possible. No concerns, however, with a floating deck.

And a stalactite hangs from the top of a cave. Your formula for cutting those with a 36" fixed deck wb should be interesting.
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thats how rare it is to scalp with a 36"…but I wouldn't expect you to be smart enough to catch the reference without reams of text to explain it all.
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Old 03-26-2014, 11:28 AM
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thats how rare it is to scalp with a 36"…but I wouldn't expect you to be smart enough to catch the reference without reams of text to explain it all.
I'm just waiting for the formula on how to do it.
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Old 03-27-2014, 09:17 PM
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Stalagmites peak upwards. Stalactites = hang 'tight'.
Love it!!! Still remember learning that way to remember the differnece in school 10 years ago!

Anyway... back to mowers... I dont want to spend the $3,000 on a commercial grade mower, I dont even think I could earn that much back in a summer. I want to keep it around the $1000 range. Im gonna look into the Toro TimeMaster/TurfMaster ideas a little more.
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Old 03-27-2014, 09:25 PM
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Buy a used commercial. If you spend 1000 on a non commercial mower you'll regret it, a beat to hell bobcat 48" will last longer than a new big box piece of trash
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Old 03-27-2014, 09:52 PM
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Buy a used commercial. If you spend 1000 on a non commercial mower you'll regret it, a beat to hell bobcat 48" will last longer than a new big box piece of trash
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What this guy said.

Buy a used commercial. It will be a belt drive at that price, but still better than a non commercial grade.
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Old 03-27-2014, 11:03 PM
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Whats the deal with Stealth mowers? Ive seen a very small number of em on here, but theres a few on craigslist by me. Worth looking into, or is it just worth forgetting about?
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Old 03-28-2014, 10:22 AM
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Whats the deal with Stealth mowers? Ive seen a very small number of em on here, but theres a few on craigslist by me. Worth looking into, or is it just worth forgetting about?
Not too many favorable reports about Chinese mowers here on LS. Getting parts for them would be an adventure...not sure who would do any actual servicing either.
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Old 03-29-2014, 10:37 AM
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I know you said you wanted to keep it within $1000 budget, but would you be interested in these?

http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hn...392052062.html

http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/an...395530855.html
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