need a push mower? honda hrx 217

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by PL&L, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. PL&L

    PL&L LawnSite Member
    Posts: 119

    i recently bought this push mower and i HIGHLY recommend it!
     
  2. Goldendog

    Goldendog LawnSite Member
    Posts: 111

    Bought one three weeks ago and I have to agree the mower is awesome. Mowed a couple of times in heavy wet grass and couldn't believe how well it did.
     
  3. bobcat48

    bobcat48 LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,176

    Nice,hondas are great mowers!lco i know has a hrr for there 21'' didnt want to buy commerical one use it on a few yards a week and they love it,i have a cub cadet 21'' but in the future honda it will be!
     
  4. Gilmore.Landscaping

    Gilmore.Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ontario
    Posts: 645

    So my neighbor has one of these machines and I have a couple questions....
    (currently running 22" Toro recycler)

    1. The cruise control seems to be kinda slow? When the grass is short and your only cutting very little off I wish I would move faster. Do you find this an issue?
    2. Rear wheel drive? seems to me kinda awkward when striping back and forth? Something maybe I will get use to?? And watching the video on Honda website maybe it seem like it causes the front end to pick up alot? Maybe be issue on hilly terrain??
    3. Twin Blades?? That just seems like a pain?

    I love the power it has and like the idea of the controllable mulch/bag option but so far these other things have kinda steered me away, I would like to hear your input.
     

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