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Old 11-21-2003, 12:40 AM
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What type of mower?

I also reccomend a Scag walk-behind. I have a 36" belt drive with a 15hp Kohler. I also recomend a 2 wheeled velkye. As far as cut goes.... I think that it cuts better than anything else that I have seen.
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1987 John Deere walk behind 48" with Velkye
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Old 11-22-2003, 10:33 AM
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Best cut

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Originally posted by Switchless@aol.com
Ya know, I just don't where all the hype has come from about striping. Doubles work fine for me, and who cares about stripes anyway...... Just wondering.....
How good is it mowing backwards??? It's just something else that needs to be maintained. Also, it costs money, and for what??? Pretty soon it will a standard, which will just jack up the price of a mower..........Just thinking............
As far as striping lawns go, you are correct in the theory that the More things you have on your mower, the more of a chance there is for something to break.
BUT, your customers will love it.
I added a striping kit to my mower and although it made a difference, it was not as extreme of a difference as I though it would be. I didn't think my customers would even notice. But out of the five lawns I did the first day after adding the attachment, I had two customers ask me about the the nicer stripes.
In your mind, a striper may not make a difference, but I bet your customers will notice it. In the end, so will you.

Craig
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