Need Help: Think this is worth it?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by M&MLawn, Jan 20, 2008.

  1. M&MLawn

    M&MLawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 132

    So we are starting a landscaping business and were considering a used walk behind mower that was 52". Now I am wondering your thoughts on this one: http://boston.craigslist.org/nos/grd/544270575.html

    What are your thoughts? Good first machine? We will be doing mostly 1/2acre and up usually.

    Thanks!
    Michelle
    M&M Landscaping
     
  2. razor1

    razor1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,985

    Looks ok. Get the serial # and call Toro, they can give you more info. (repairs, stolen etc.) Make sure the gear box's don't leak oil and always keep them filled. (I've had to rebuild a few of those) It won't handle as well as a "midmount" ZTR but not bad imo. Good Luck
     
  3. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,494

    Go with the walk behind idea. They are faster, and MUCH more versatile.
     

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