Anybody using Dixies in New England??

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by MLI, Jan 25, 2002.

  1. MLI

    MLI LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ma
    Posts: 464

    Havent seen any around these parts. How do they work in Bluegrass and fescues, as far as mulching is concerned?
     
  2. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,205

    ive only seen one dixie and it was on a trailer. i know of one dealer, allen lawnmower who sells dixie. i guess dixie chopper doesnt push there product enough around here because nobody has one. if its such a great mower, i think they should make more a prescence around here.
     
  3. scott's turf

    scott's turf LawnSite Senior Member
    from NH
    Posts: 949

    I haven't seen them up in nh either. I did however see a rental shop with a couple in front.
     
  4. cuttingedgelawncare

    cuttingedgelawncare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 23

    tell u what.....when i started my buissness 5 yrs ago i did alot of research on commercial mowers......found out that the dixie chopper was the best. I live in ky and had to take a 4 hour trip to indianappolis to buy my first dixie.....well worth the trip.

    we now have a dealer an hour a way.....but still the closest to us
    just a little food for thought--------imagine how hard it would be for any small built corp. to take their product nationwide....and it is but just spread out some what look around visit their web site and use the dealer locator.....if u have the money.....buy a dixie
     
  5. slplow

    slplow LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 354

    There are some Dixie's around me. They are getting them at sudbury rental in sudbury. I have seen the cut, it's nice but I still beat there time with my walker. Because they spend more time blowing off beds,drives streets and some time's the lawn.
     
  6. WREBELMACHINE

    WREBELMACHINE LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,089

    There is not a walker made that will beat a D/C on any of my properties!
     
  7. slplow

    slplow LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 354

    IM not saying that a chopper is slow I know a chopper would smoke a walker on a wide open lawn but all we mow are 1/4 acre lots with lots of much beds. Every time we cut a lawn next to a guy that has a chopper we beat him he also double cuts to get the clums out were as I just cut ones. If had big lawns I would have a chopper or kept my turf - tiger.
     
  8. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,213

    mdb landscaping:

    Allen Landmower didn't last very long as a Dixie dealer. Acres Power Equ. in East Longmeadow is the only dealer that I know of around here.

    Gene
     

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