In general, what are the top 3 walk behind mowers? 48" Belt-Driven

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Approach, Jan 17, 2007.

  1. Approach

    Approach LawnSite Member
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    In general, what are the top 3 walk behind units? (48" Belt Drive) Please give specific Make & Model #
     
  2. fiveoboy01

    fiveoboy01 LawnSite Silver Member
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    48" belt drive?

    The only one I'm buying in that configuration would be a Toro with the Turbo Force deck and a T-bar.

    And I wouldn't even buy a belt drive anyhow.
     
  3. Approach

    Approach LawnSite Member
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    Do you know how much that unit costs? (Toro TurboForceDeck TBar)
     
  4. Approach

    Approach LawnSite Member
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    In your opinion would you choose "Exmark" WalkBehind, or "Toro Walkbehind?" It seems like the units are similar? Is this a Toyota/Lexus scenario? ie) Basically same unit, with different labels?
     
  5. crzymow

    crzymow LawnSite Senior Member
    from Pa
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    do yourself a favor, spend the extra money and buy a hydro. As far as brand almost anything is better then the best belt drive.
     
  6. JTF40

    JTF40 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Good Answer - Good Answer !!!!!!!!!!!:weightlifter: :weightlifter:
     
  7. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
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    I have a 48 Husqvarna belt drive.............get a hydro. Wish I knew then what I know now. Oh well, it get's the job done, but it could be so much easier.
     
  8. jeffscap

    jeffscap LawnSite Member
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    Get the hydro, the only belt you should have is around your waist!:laugh:
     
  9. GPDesign1

    GPDesign1 LawnSite Senior Member
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  10. Lugnut

    Lugnut LawnSite Senior Member
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    I got a quote of about 2900 for one with pistol grips, so if i had to guess you'd be looking at 31 or 3200
     

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