best mower for your money?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Fireball the wall, Apr 20, 2006.

  1. Fireball the wall

    Fireball the wall LawnSite Member
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    After checking the forum for about 2 months I have not found a thread on good cheep zero turns. I am running a 52" exmark at one of my customers house and I really like it. I see guys using exmarks a lot. (love em or hate em?) Whats the best cheepest mower u would recomend. Any input would be great. Thanks, Logan
     
  2. dcondon

    dcondon LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,246

    Check out a Cub Cadet TANK or Lesco. Great mowers!!!:waving: They do just as well as any other mower. TRUST ME
     
  3. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,096

    How big of a deck are you looking for. A compact Toro, exmark or scag may be the ticket!
     
  4. totallawncare912

    totallawncare912 LawnSite Member
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    Great Dane LOVE MINE !!!
     
  5. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
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    Toro model 30197
     
  6. Fireball the wall

    Fireball the wall LawnSite Member
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    Thanks a lot guys. I am looking for a 48" or 52" deck, somthing in that range. Thanks again, Logan
     
  7. Signature Landscaping1

    Signature Landscaping1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mass
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  8. 4curbappeal

    4curbappeal LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 761

    Cheap or inexpensive?
    You have to pay for quality!
     
  9. Mack77

    Mack77 LawnSite Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 208

    Regardless of what mower you ultimatally purchace, make sure you have a reputable dealer that will take care of you should your machine ever let you down. You may spend a few extra bucks in the beginning, but it will make up for it down the road when your dealer gets you back up and running the next day when you have a problem.


    Btw, be careful with the lesco's :nono: ... many lesco dealers do not have a mechanic on site, so if your machine ever breaks down, you better get ready for a hike to the next closest lesco store.
     
  10. TURF DOCTOR

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,138

    Lesco can't be beat on price man thet offer a great sale price.
     

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