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Commercial 21" snapper

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Tom-N-Texas, Mar 26, 2005.

  1. Tom-N-Texas

    Tom-N-Texas LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 370

    I've been using 21" toros for years. But the new model is very heavy and I just don't like it at all. Granted, we cut 40+ lawns a day with them but it's got some nagging issues: Height adjusters absolutely suck as usual. Back wheels quickly break/stop spinning due to too much weight. Terrible bagging machine. Hard to start in cold. $1100 retail....etc etc

    Soooooo...I'm considering a commercial snapper. Anyone have any experience with using snappers for high volume use? They cost about $400 less I think....which would be a plus. But are they worth it? Thanks in advance! Tom
  2. impactlandscaping

    impactlandscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,332

    Tom, You won't be disappointed with the Snappers. I used the earlier 2 cycle commercials, and they were built like tanks. The new ones offer more engine choices, and the deck design is bascially unchanged after all these years. If it ain't broke, don't fix it , I guess..lol...They are built really solidly, and like you said, are a few hundred less than the Toros. Personally, I think they leave a great cut and even better when bagging.

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