Dixie Chopper Runbehind?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ProCare Lawn Service, May 22, 2005.

  1. ProCare Lawn Service

    ProCare Lawn Service LawnSite Member
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    Just wondering if anyone is (or has) using a dixie chopper runbehind mower and if so how do you like them? Pros/Cons etc.
     
  2. ProMo

    ProMo LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I demoed one for a few days, used it for 4 hrs and ran out of fuel 2x. I went through 8 gallons. The machine took awhileto get used to (not very groin freindly),It cut very good until I got into oak leaves then it was back and forth in one direction. I also had a problem crossing a small ditch, the ride on got caught and it was very heavy trying to get it off the ditch.

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  3. ElephantNest

    ElephantNest LawnSite Bronze Member
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    That has got to be the most ridiculous thing I've ever seen hit a yard.
     
  4. extoro

    extoro LawnSite Member
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    AMEN!! That HAS to be the ugliest mower ever on the market
     
  5. Jay's Lawncare

    Jay's Lawncare LawnSite Member
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    is it really advertised as a run behind mower?
     
  6. The mayor

    The mayor LawnSite Senior Member
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    Being a dixie chopper fan and owner. I hang my head in shame. That is ugly and looks heavy. I will stick with my 48" toro for walk behind work.
     
  7. TClawn

    TClawn LawnSite Silver Member
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    that's one ugly sucker! the concept looks good, but the execution was bad.
     
  8. chefdrp

    chefdrp LawnSite Bronze Member
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    that does look ugly. It just looks like they kinda took off the seat and put a platform to stand on and gave different controls.
     
  9. DLCS

    DLCS LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Just looks unfinished.
     
  10. ProCare Lawn Service

    ProCare Lawn Service LawnSite Member
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    It doesn't matter how ugly the thing is as long as it gets the job done!
     

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