99 Toro Proline 52

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by DeWitt Lawncare, Apr 5, 2005.

  1. DeWitt Lawncare

    DeWitt Lawncare LawnSite Member
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    The above mower is for sale in my area. It's got the offset 52 inch deck. Does anyone out there have any experience with this type of mower? It's got the H bar handles. How does this style compare to the pistol grip machines?

    I'm thinking of selling 2 48's for it. What is a machine like that in excellent condition worth?

    Thanks

    -Carl
     
  2. Fareway Lawncare

    Fareway Lawncare LawnSite Silver Member
    from Canada
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    The '99 model is Alot Better than the New Design 2000-'04 T-Bar Floaters.
     
  3. DeWitt Lawncare

    DeWitt Lawncare LawnSite Member
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    the T bar Toro or the pistol grip w/b's?
     
  4. Fareway Lawncare

    Fareway Lawncare LawnSite Silver Member
    from Canada
    Posts: 2,222

    I Prefer the Pistols...Especially if it's a Hydro...The '99 T-Bar Floaters were Not a Bad Unit, Nothing Spectacular...Does it Look Like This ?

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  5. DeWitt Lawncare

    DeWitt Lawncare LawnSite Member
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    But this one is in mint condition. It's a homeowner's mower. I was shocked how clean it was. I'm basically trying to get rid of the 2 48 wb's I have to upgrade to one larger walk-behind. It seems like the T handle would be easier on the wrists. Is that not the case? Also, with the off-set deck, it seems that the mower would be easier on the areas that are trimmed every time, i.e. trees, etc.

    Also, does it stripe well?

    Thanks.
     
  6. edward hedrick

    edward hedrick LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 871

    I have a 95 Toro 52 belt drive w18 Koh great machine . Easier to use than

    pistol grips. I also have a 52 Lesco w Toro T bar. was in Turf April 03.

    Very hard to find one in good shape. Ed
     

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