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Best/Worst Investment you ever made

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by AdamChrap, Oct 18, 2005.

  1. AdamChrap

    AdamChrap LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 937

    What is the best and worst investment you ever made?
    Best- 72" Exmark EFI
    Worst- 60" Kubota diesel <----(anyone need a bout anchor?)
  2. chimmygew

    chimmygew LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 576

    Best - 61" Scag with the 29hp DFI engine and hiring my foreman away from a competitor.

    Worst - buying a Dixie Chopper XT-3000. I had about 5 months of down time in 2 years with this unit and the cut was absolutely horrible.

    JKOOPERS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,259

    best exmark tt 60 " ecs 23 kaw great all around mower.

    worst stihl back pack blowers br 320 & br 340 sometimes they can be a mother f@cker to start .:angry:
  4. qps

    qps LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indy
    Posts: 1,484

    Me too. zd28....trading it in next spring on another scag 29dfi.
  5. Tonyr

    Tonyr LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,973

    Worse....Walker 48'' ghs. 25hp.


    John Deere 997 rear discharge deck.....I doubt I'll buy another deere, my experience has been nothing but one but shocking run around. unbelievable.

    I'd go back to Toro any day!
  6. dvmcmrhp52

    dvmcmrhp52 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Pa.
    Posts: 4,205

    Best investment?
    A divorce lawyer.

    Worst investment?
    A wife.

  7. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,501

    Wouldn't have needed the "best" if you never purchased the "worst" Dave...been there/done that as well:help:
  8. Wayne Landscaping

    Wayne Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 237

    Best - Tiger Cub/Stihl 4-mix trimmer

    Worst - echo trimmers
  9. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,712

    best = my 93 toro32 proline for 600$ -4 seasons ago -still going strong . worst my 93 snapper 33 rider. cuts terriable and always breaking down .
  10. AdamChrap

    AdamChrap LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 937

    zd28 here too it sucks. wont go up a hill for ***t the hydros went after 300hrs and the cut is horrible

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