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I'm getting a Toro Timemaster 30

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by Smallaxe, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. Above Par Lawns

    Above Par Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 512

    Someone correct me if I'm wrong but the warranty is voided on the residential version if being used for commercial use. That may be something to consider.

    * It's not the best picture, but this was taken first time using the Time Master.

    Toro Timemaster cut.jpg
     
  2. sjessen

    sjessen LawnSite Silver Member
    Male, from Knoxville, Tn
    Posts: 2,726

    Warranty for commercial use of residential mowers used to be 90 days. Not sure what it is now.
     
  3. Above Par Lawns

    Above Par Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 512

    And the timemaster isn't light. Good luck hoisting the commercial version into the back of your truck. The fold up handle is convenient and saves space in garage/trailer, but it makes it awkward as hell to lift.
     
  4. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,081

    So you're saying the commercial unit may outlive me... :)
     
  5. Above Par Lawns

    Above Par Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 512

    Lets hope not!
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  6. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,081

    I only lift pinewood planks on and off the back of the truck... :)
     
  7. NEW CITY LAWN CARE LLC

    NEW CITY LAWN CARE LLC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,268

  8. Above Par Lawns

    Above Par Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 512

    No problems yet with rutting. It is a bit heavy though so I could see it happening if you're not careful. It's not a bad idea to have a real light 21" handy at all times if you think it's to wet and want to be cautious.
     
  9. Above Par Lawns

    Above Par Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 512

    True, we always find a way to get equipment in there. Hell just the other day I managed getting my MTD chipper into the bed by myself. Ruined a pair of jeans, but got it in there.
     
  10. orangemower

    orangemower LawnSite Silver Member
    from pa
    Posts: 2,773

    I don't know about you, but if I had that much grass to cut I'd be using a larger mower.

    Edit: It's a little early for me. I realize now that you cut a total of 5-7 acres a week. How much use do you need out of the mower each week? If it's only a 20-40 minute use per week then I'd say you could get away with the residential model.
     
    Last edited: Dec 22, 2012

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