New Machine-Junk?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by proenterprises, Jan 5, 2004.

  1. proenterprises

    proenterprises LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,297

    Check the link out

    swisher brand
    self propelled
    dosent say what engine it has

    i was thinking of checking this one out as an additional machine for this season to be used in conjunction with my 26" walkbehind.

    it is deff. not a commercial machine by any standards, but for my few lawns; it could be a welcomed addition.
  2. ksland

    ksland LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 927

    It doesn't have independent left and right handle, you must manhandle to turn it. Would't catch me using one, backup or not. Save your money or buy a used real machine.
  3. nelbuts

    nelbuts LawnSite Bronze Member
    from SW, FL
    Posts: 1,053

    It is a B/S and it is under powered. Also, it is a Swisher not too bad but how good are u if you have to sell in Northern? Be very careful
  4. Rick Jones

    Rick Jones LawnSite Senior Member
    from NY
    Posts: 427

    Yeah 9 horse sounds pretty underpowered for a 42" machine. My 36" has a 15 horse motor.
  5. twwlawn

    twwlawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 283

    A neighbor down the road from has one, he got it last spring, he uses it on his property mowing 8000 sq.ft. He has had tranny and belt problems. Cuts his lawn twice weekly. He got rid of it this past fall. He call it JUNK, plus more.

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