Belt waranty

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by mike lane lawn care, Feb 20, 2006.

  1. mike lane lawn care

    mike lane lawn care LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I know all of you guys say cary a spare belt on hand at all times, but the new mower i got has a lifetime waranty on the belts. so what should i do? should i buy extra belts and just keep them around, or should i try to make a deal with the local dealer and buy the belt now and then when it does break take the broken one back and get a new one under the waranty. i'm just a little confused on what to do.
     
  2. YardPro

    YardPro LawnSite Gold Member
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    never heard of a mower with a lifetime belt warranty..
    what brand is it???
     
  3. mike lane lawn care

    mike lane lawn care LawnSite Bronze Member
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    it's a simplicity. yes i know it's not a commercial product but it is made with the highest end parts and my previous simplicity outlasted a scag
     
  4. TURF DOCTOR

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
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    Are you sure it's not a crapsman lifetime,simplicity does not offer a lifetime warranty,must be your dealer instead.
     
  5. mike lane lawn care

    mike lane lawn care LawnSite Bronze Member
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    check your facts again, simplicty offers a lifetime warranty on the drive belt and two years on the other belts. sorry if i was sounded confusing in my post above. the machine is only 35 days old so the two year warranty still has a long way to go.
     
  6. HOOLIE

    HOOLIE LawnSite Gold Member
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    Never heard of a belt warranty...IF it is true, I would ask your dealer how it works.

    Also if you are using a homeowner-grade machine for commercial use, they probably won't honor that warranty. Check with the dealer.
     
  7. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
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    Yes, Simplicity is an outstanding homeowner mower, one of the best. But I can assure you even if it is a "lifetime" belt warranty it won't be when they find out you were using a homeowner lawn tractor commerically.
     
  8. mike lane lawn care

    mike lane lawn care LawnSite Bronze Member
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    thanks for the replies, i'll have a chat with my dealer tomorrow
     
  9. TURF DOCTOR

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
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    Jeez a liftime belt that's the best thing going.
     
  10. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
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    You'll want to check yours again also. It is a 2 year Warranty for Homeowner Use and a 90 Day Warranty for Commercial Use.
     

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