light commercial ZTR

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by gkinama, May 24, 2004.

  1. gkinama

    gkinama LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 3

    I am mowing part time. About 8 to 10 hrs. per. week. I am interested in purchasing a ZTR. It must be able to fit through a 36" gate, and must bag. The Hustler Fast Track is not recommended for even light commercial. The Mini Z has a 44' deck, too big. The Walker is out of my price range. Does anyone have any recommendations for me?
     
  2. wriken

    wriken LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,154

    get something like this:)

    36" hydro fits thru small gates

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  3. gkinama

    gkinama LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 3

    What about a bag? I need one for all my customers.
     
  4. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,940

    How big is the area of grass inside these TINY gates?

    If you MUST ride, and MUST bag, I think the Walker is your only choice.

    I'd rather see you with a simple 32"-36" WB and a cloth or aluminum bagger.
     
  5. wriken

    wriken LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,154

    I have a grass gobbler that mounts on the MTD Pro
     
  6. jajwrigh

    jajwrigh LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Martinsville, IN
    Posts: 1,405

    Gravely makes a 34" ZTR that is hydrolic and goes 9mph!!! I think it runs around $4500....check their website for price and complete details!! www.gravely.com
     
  7. kc2006

    kc2006 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,442

    alot of guys in my area are running the toro homeowner mowers. they are 2400 for a 38 or 40" whatever it is but the cut isnt that great. Why not get a walk behind? You can get a commercial one on a budget and get a great cut.
     

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