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Old 02-01-2005, 09:33 PM
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Walkbehind Choice

I have been in lawn are for 4 years now and this year I am starting my own. The reason I posted is I am looking to purchase a new 48 inch hydro walk behind for around 4000 taxes included and need some ideas of what you would choose? I have used a John Deere 48 inch belt driven and don't particularly like it, and I have also used a 51 inch Scag hydro and it is a nice heavy duty mower but has had a ridiculous amount of break downs.
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Old 02-01-2005, 09:42 PM
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Try the new scag w/bs they are very durable and heavy duty. I dont know how old the scag you used but the only mower I see my competition with at least one on every truck/trailer are Scag hydros
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Old 02-02-2005, 12:34 AM
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try the 48 inch H/D Flaot deck from lesco. i got mine for just under 4grand
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Old 02-02-2005, 03:45 AM
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i got a 52" exmark tthp for $4500 great machine 4 yrs old still cutting like new.
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Old 02-02-2005, 10:30 AM
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I just bought a new JD 7H17 Hydro Walk 48" 7 iron Deck. Love the mower and the deck is awesome! Even better than the old GS's and the HD's! $4500
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Old 02-02-2005, 10:42 AM
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Have a 52Lesco with a 19hp Kaw for 4k.
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