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72 325-d???

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by tx-1, Jul 27, 2008.

  1. tx-1

    tx-1 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 28

    have a chance to get a 325 d with 1800 hours. Price is right 1500. great shape not sure if this guy knows what he has. Mower needs a little work, but overall the engine and operation are great. My problem is this though.... I mow about 300 properties and most yards have 36" gate. I have many 32", 21" and 34" toro z's. recently I have been getting alot ( about 8) that have no fence and are about 2-3 acres all wide open. my question is that I can mow these with a 34" but I am looking to save some time and labor. I wanted to get this mower, one for its price, but two because it will cut down my time. should I pass and invest in a 72 zero? anyone with expeirence with 325's???... I tried a search but not much on groundsmasters. any thoughts are welcome as I have not done much "big" lots.
  2. mississippiturf

    mississippiturf LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 674

    I would say pass and start looking for a larger machine. To me, its like a barber doing hair cuts with a mustache trimmer.
  3. subs1000w

    subs1000w LawnSite Member
    Posts: 160

    the only problem i see with those is how much trailer space they use but they would for sure increase your efficientcy even double it on certain yards and you cant beat the price
  4. tx-1

    tx-1 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 28

    I think I might go with it. I can dedicate one crew ( 2 guys) with the 325 and a 32" for trim work and set them on a day of the large lots (now10). All are over 2acres. I have three 16' trailers so Trailer space isn't gonna be a problem
  5. I've been operating Toro Groundsmaster 325's for more than 30 years. Toro's tried to drop the model but customers keep demanding them. They're bullet proof.

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