Best mower for......

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by davemanou812, Feb 22, 2008.

  1. davemanou812

    davemanou812 LawnSite Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 27

    Grass is wet 50% of the time, ruts easily, not much room to turn in the yards (they are all very small, .15 acre lots with a decent size house on them), not much room to alternate cutting directions, mower has to be under a 42 inch deck to get between houses, lightweight is a must (my 60" z's wont do it), they all have to me mulched, and there are 150 of them to do in four 10 hour days. Input please!

    BUCKEYE MOWING LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,169

    Quick 36 .....
  3. stinkfoot

    stinkfoot LawnSite Member
    from sapulpa
    Posts: 25

    36 wright stander
  4. barefeetny

    barefeetny LawnSite Senior Member
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  5. barefeetny

    barefeetny LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 533

    figured there would be opinions galore on this one...
  6. S man

    S man LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,562

    34" exmark phazer or w/b.
  7. Valk

    Valk LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,711

    Sounds like a lighter mower with wider tires will suit your situation best.

    Quickie 32
    Quick 36
    Quick 44
  8. Happy Frog

    Happy Frog LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,224

    I second that, a Quick 36" seems to be your best bet.
  9. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,547

    Definatly a small rider. Everyone makes them now. I wouldnt want to do 150 houses with a stnader or quick36 or anything like that. I have a gravely, but the exmark and dixie, or for that matter toro look like nice mowers. They are all 34's so they will fit through any chain link gate as well.
  10. Valk

    Valk LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,711

    Wouldn't even a small commercial rider be more rut-prone than a WB?

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