Commercial Mowers

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by redneck1198, Sep 23, 2007.

  1. redneck1198

    redneck1198 LawnSite Member
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    Hey just wanted to know what kind of hours u get out of your mowers before you need to replace it.
  2. tacoma200

    tacoma200 LawnSite Fanatic
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    From years of reading these post 3,000+ hrs is not unusual. That would be a good starting point for you.
  3. supercuts

    supercuts LawnSite Silver Member
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    3000 is high break down hours, 2000 is still a fairly reliable machine. hit or miss with everything though
  4. lawnspecialties

    lawnspecialties LawnSite Silver Member
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    When it becomes too unreliable. Breakdown time costs me more than anything.

    500 hours or 5000. When I feel it's hit or miss on whether it will make it through the week, it's gone.
  5. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
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    Until the wheels fall off.
  6. lawnpro724

    lawnpro724 LawnSite Silver Member
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    It really depends on how you service your equipment, good regular service most engines will run reliably up to 2000 hrs without much of a problem. Keep in mind you will still need to replace blades, belts, blade clutch, spindle bearing and so on. Most of the time the engine will be the least of your worries.

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