48" Piranha Walk Behind Mower

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by wacd, Apr 3, 2006.

  1. wacd

    wacd LawnSite Member
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    I am looking for feedback (positive or negative) on a 48" Piranha walk behind mower. I like the price (approx $2000 - new), but I am hesitant to purchase something so new on the market. My original plan was to purchase a used Scag or Ex-Mark for approx. $1500 but I am having trouble finding something decent. I want the mower for private use only - to mow my 1 acre, slightly hilly lot. I have no commercial ambitions! I would like to hear from folks who have purchased or currently use this machine. If this mower is as good as the dealer claims, it seems it could last a lifetime.
     
  2. Vinny

    Vinny LawnSite Member
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    Can`t beat Exmark, Scags are known to have problems. Most guys I know have Exmarks, look or save up and buy one.
     
  3. Mowingman

    Mowingman LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 4,666

    Cheap-built mower, made in China. Also sold under many other names, some still around, some long gone.
     
  4. jt5019

    jt5019 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,432

    For just private use only i dont think you will have a problem with it. We started off with the same mower under a different name and it held up for about 5 years cutting 20 lawns a week then eventually as a backup. I still have it today(don't use it much though) I had to put new spindles on it,weld a crack on the deck and a few other small parts but it starts right up
     

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