Encore proline - decent mower?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by BryPaulD, Oct 18, 2005.

  1. BryPaulD

    BryPaulD LawnSite Senior Member
    from MI
    Posts: 392

    Wondering if they are crap or not. And is that the same as toro? Thanks
     
  2. lawn_pro

    lawn_pro LawnSite Senior Member
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    not the same as toro, should be a decent mower depending on the condition? Model?
     
  3. sodgod

    sodgod LawnSite Member
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    i have an encore walk behind and i like it alot. I'm selling it by the way. not that it doesn't do the job but because i have too much stuff. The zero turns i would stay away from in my opinion. But as far as the walk behinds go, nice mower for the money and when you keep those blades sharp....it lays a nice stripe. The designer of encore was orig. the designer for exmark. Push came to shove he left exmark and went and started encore. so all in all.....
    walk behinds = good....riders = bad. p.s. have one for sale if your interested.:rolleyes:
     
  4. JKOOPERS

    JKOOPERS LawnSite Bronze Member
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    i was told they are gonna quit making them b/c exmark put them out of business, a co here was trying to get a whole fleet . they are decent mowers though. they better than john deer and great dane for sure.
     
  5. BryPaulD

    BryPaulD LawnSite Senior Member
    from MI
    Posts: 392

    Aaah reassuring, found one for sale at a decent price, thought I'd ask. BTW, how much are you asking for yours?? Thank you :)
     
  6. BryPaulD

    BryPaulD LawnSite Senior Member
    from MI
    Posts: 392

  7. sodgod

    sodgod LawnSite Member
    Posts: 107

    Yes i am selling it. I'd like to get 1,100 for it. its in twice better shape than the one u posted on ebay. The price is neg.....let me know..
     
  8. Green King

    Green King LawnSite Senior Member
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    In the town I am at Encore is popping up on trailers all over. Mostly the Prowler riders. And I do not think it is because of price!
     
  9. lawnrangernc

    lawnrangernc LawnSite Member
    from nc
    Posts: 23

    I have a 1995 encore proline and I love it it is a super mower very heavy built I really like the gear drive deck
     
  10. lawnwizards

    lawnwizards LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,434

    does yours have the electric start on it? i'm having trouble with the one i just bought.. it does nothing when you turn the key and i mean nothing.
     

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