Great Mower

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by scottb, Jul 10, 2001.

  1. scottb

    scottb LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 408

    Although sometimes I wish I had of went with the 52" instead of the 48" deck my Toro Proline(Exmark) 48"deck 15hp Kolher has been a great buy. It runs great in wet grass now that I have adjusted the drive belt. It cuts great stripes nice as well. If the true Toro belt drives 52"floating deck run and pull as good as this it will definatley be my next purchase and than on to a ZTR. And by true I mean not Exmark/Toro. Had it almost a year now with no complaints. What do you own that your proud of.
     
  2. EXMARK W/B's and ZTR's
     
  3. Esby

    Esby LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 662

    Exmark Walkbehinds, Stihl back-pack blowers.
     
  4. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 14,700

    I try to buy the best equiptment I can afford. My tag line says it all.
     
  5. SMB

    SMB LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 323

    2000 Bob-Cat ZTR
    2001 Bob-Cat belt drive WB w/jungle wheels
    Both 48"
    Shindaiwa T270
    CHEVROLET TOWING VEHICLE!!!
    (But gotta get a bigger trailer, this 6x10 is getting old to load up!
     
  6. scottb

    scottb LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 408

    If you'r loading up all that each time I bet so.
     
  7. GrassChopper

    GrassChopper LawnSite Member
    Posts: 131

    1987 Suburban
    16" dual axle trailer w/3 racks
    52" Howard Price Hydro WB
    48" Wright Stander
    36" Lesco Belt Drive
    Stihl Backpack Blower
    (2) Shindaiwa BackPack Blowers
    Echo Trimmer
    Shindaiwa Trimmer
    Poulan Edger
    Echo Edger
    (2) Lesco Gas Hedge Trimmer
    Husky Chain saw w/24" bar
    Homelite Chain saw W/20" bar
    Scotts SB3000 Broadcast Spreader

    Am bidding on a 36" Wright Stander
    I hate that 36" belt drive. I can't wait to dump it. Hopefully I will get the 36" stander.
     
  8. dhicks

    dhicks Member
    Posts: 771

    2001 Chevy HD 2500
    2001 Ford Explorer Sport
    2001 Cadillac Deville
    My Hustler 48" W/B
    RedMax EB 7000 and
    My Shindawa trimmer, edger and chain saw.
     
  9. andyslawns

    andyslawns LawnSite Member
    Posts: 83

    Toro walkbehinds and push mowers
     
  10. ok, i am not gonna get into everything. however. there is one thing that i have bought last year, that i really love. i bought a 16' open trailer, for landscaping. i put an old box on that, for tools. i put 2 yards of mulch or stone on it at a time. i have put a skid steer on there before, as well as a descent sized tractor w/loader. plants and all that other stuff. i would say for you new guys if you can swing it, buy an open trailer. another thing by the way - is the HT75 pole saw. that is really nice, i can do some jobs without even having to leave the ground, and where a pole saw will do the job, it saves lots of time and tired arms. only draw back is, if you get it stuck you gotta go up.
     

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