models similar to Exmark Metro 32

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by njitgrad, May 4, 2011.

  1. njitgrad

    njitgrad LawnSite Member
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    I used to own a cheap residential JD63C mower from 2002-2008 and when I sold my house that year, I sold the mower as well. The chute always clogged when the lawn was too tall to mulch. Poorly designed in my opinion.

    Now that I'm starting off with a new house very soon, I want to start off with a good mower so I'm starting to do my homework now.

    I'm looking to buy a reliable (yet affordable) commercial walk behind mower with a 32"-36" deck for use on a level 1/2 acre property.

    I really like the Exmark Metro 32 but would only buy it if I could get a used unit.

    Can anyone suggest similar mowers that are decent and cost less than the Exmark Metro 32? Perhaps I would be able to get a new unit if the cost is similar to a used Metro 32.

    I just don't see a way that I can justify to my wife spending more than $1500 for a mower.

    Thanks!
     

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