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Bunton 61"

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by MattsMowing3535, Aug 14, 2006.

  1. MattsMowing3535

    MattsMowing3535 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 386

    Im just wondering about the bunton brand of mowers. I am thinking about getting an older 61" one with a 18hp briggs. (hydro) Any info on them would be great :)
  2. ChadsLawn

    ChadsLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,110

    My dad had an older bunton w/b and it was pretty good.
  3. tacoma200

    tacoma200 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,426

    Not sure if you talking riding or walk behind but that sounds very underpowered for that size deck. Maybe personal or light use. Not sure of Bunton quality but some one on this board should be able to help you.
  4. Eakern & Dog

    Eakern & Dog LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 431

    I was considering getting a used one as well. Everything I researched pointed to them being well built mowers. However, there was a lack of available dealers/repair folks for my area. Check for repair and parts availability for your area.


    The above link is there dealer locator website but you may be better off just calling around to local shops
  5. MattsMowing3535

    MattsMowing3535 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 386

    It is a walk behind. So i was thinking maybe it wouldnt be that underpowered. But i have no clue im just a begginer at this.
  6. tacoma200

    tacoma200 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,426

    I mean years ago an 18hp/61 would be normal but anymore that may be a little low. How many lawns and what size do you do per week. Maybe that would help someone tell you abit more. Are you going to stay in the business, any plans for expansion? If your going to grow much I would say walk away an invest in a good modern WB or ZTR. Best investment you'll ever make If you are going to stick with it. Any older piece of equipment may need repairs that are not obvious at first. You may have much more in it after mowing awhile. Have someone that knows mowers in your area look it over if that's what you intend to buy.

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