Electric start self propelled mower question?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by coobie, Jan 27, 2012.

  1. coobie

    coobie LawnSite Member
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    My lovely wife had a heart attack last year(all is well now)and she can not pull start our old honda self propelled mower the way she used to.We are in the market now for a electric start self propelled push mower.Any suggestions?Thanks.coobie
     
  2. weeze

    weeze LawnSite Fanatic
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    honda makes one of those as well.
     
  3. coobie

    coobie LawnSite Member
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    Got a quote on the honda the price was around $825 plus tax.coobie
     
  4. professional

    professional LawnSite Member
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    I had a Honda 21" hydro drive/elec. start I bought in 2000. Looked up the invoice, I paid $879 back then. Looks like that is one thing that hasn't gone up in cost over the years. Gave it to my dad a couple years ago and he loves it. It has never had any problems. I started using John Deere and I have their newest 22" elec. start. It retails I believe for $499. It has a far superior cut when mulching. Bagging, not so much so. I mulch everything.
     
  5. ALEX'S LANDSCAPING

    ALEX'S LANDSCAPING LawnSite Senior Member
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    Did you check out the TORO time master 30" mower with personal pace and electric start ?
    It's a brand new model just coming this year
    Price: with electric start: $1099.95
    Price with recoil start: $999.95
    take note these are Canadian prices!
    Hope this helps :)
     
  6. coobie

    coobie LawnSite Member
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    Thank you I will also check out the toro line.coobie
     
  7. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
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    I got what you need......Lawnboy with start. Got it for my wife and it has sit for awhile. I got it out cleaned it carb and charged battery and it started. They are a little easier to move around than Honda and Toro. I still haven't figured out to ship stuff so mine is not availabl.e
     

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