lesco mowers

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Trav, Nov 6, 2002.

  1. Trav

    Trav LawnSite Member
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    I'm looking into the lesco 48" wb hydro and a 60" Z rider. they look like they are well made and they seam to drive fine. I'm new to the commercial mowing business so its hard to tell what to get and the price seams really good. Does anyone have exp with how they cut and if they are better than the older models which some people dont like? There is also a grasshopper dealer here and they dont seam to be better but they are alot more money. Oh I have 23 church propertys around 10-25k sqft and 4 fields around 1 1/2 - 3 acres. thanks for any help.
     
  2. LB Landscaping

    LB Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Maine
    Posts: 1,309

    I looked at some Lesco equipment yesterday, its looks to be very well made. Although I have not had any experience with Lesco from what I have heard they build the products very well.
     
  3. lawnkid

    lawnkid LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 935

    Do a search on Lesco mowers first and see what that brings you. Most people thought that Lesco mowers were crap but are now realizing that they aren't so bad.
     
  4. LakeSide Lawn and Landscape

    LakeSide Lawn and Landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 337

    I have no personal experiance with lesco but i know another L.C.O that has been in business for 9 years and all he uses is exmark z mowers and lesco walkbehinds.Hope this helps
     
  5. Boycea

    Boycea LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 451

    I currently use a 48" lesco hydro walk behind with a two wheel sulky from lesco and am very happy with the product
     
  6. Santa

    Santa LawnSite Member
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    We have three Lesco W.B.'s with Lot's of hour's on them with no problems. All are older machines, 6 to 8 yrs. old. They are maintained regularly. Replacement item's have included blade belt's, (once a year) a couple of idler pulley's, one set of blade spindle's, filter's, and two base gasket's on the kawasaki motors We paint our mower's every winter to keep them looking good. Again, these machine's have thousand's of hour's on them.
     
  7. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,062

    Does this look familiar?

    cub tank 60.jpg
     
  8. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,062

    How about this?

    cub wb fd.jpg
     
  9. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,062

    Or this? Just a horse of a different color don't you think? Lesco has way way better pricing though!!!

    cub wb fixed.jpg
     
  10. wriken

    wriken LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,154

    I have a Cub comm. M-60 tank, and a 48"w/b hydro, which are the same thing, both work great for me. I will be probably be getting the lesco z2 60" this spring, they are about 1300 cheaper, my cub dealer can't figure how they sell them so much cheaper than he can. He says that price is lower then he can buy a cub. He told me he can't blame me for buying lesco. I am very pleased with the cubs that I own. Also you don't have to buy or make a striping roller for them, they come standard with it, the tank ztr's anyways.
     

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