Our Push Mowing Set Up

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by grasshopperslawn, Sep 1, 2013.

  1. rbljack

    rbljack LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 702

    LOL...well said sir! Another hack solo operator here running mainly my exmark 30. I aint doing that many a week, but definitely have enough to keep me busy as a part timer
     
  2. TwoGuyswithMowers

    TwoGuyswithMowers LawnSite Member
    Posts: 137

    Ha! Good point.
     
  3. Tom-N-Texas

    Tom-N-Texas LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 370

    Well he showed 2big trailers in his "new push-mow set up". So I was just asking.
     
  4. Valk

    Valk LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,711

    I say, remove the drive belt...and really push those things. :laugh:
     
  5. newguy123

    newguy123 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,094

    I think it's a great idea no matter the size of the company.
     
  6. siclmn

    siclmn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 364

    I was "push mowing" some lawns today.
    My mower is self propelled, is that still "push mowing"?
    Why is the op calling it "push mowing"?
     
  7. OakNut

    OakNut LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,077

    I call it that too. It would sound dorky saying "I self propelled my lawns today".



    Push mower = generic term for standard 21" mower - push, or self propel

    Walk behind = wide area mower 36" and above (anyone not in the industry thinks "push mower" when they hear "walk behind")


    It's all so confusing. :laugh:
     
  8. Valk

    Valk LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,711

    Walk Behind (WB) is a wide area mower 32" and above.
     
  9. OakNut

    OakNut LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,077


    Ooops. I forgot they made them that small.
     
  10. JMK26

    JMK26 LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Missouri
    Posts: 571

    Because image is everything. Ya didn't know that? To be a professional you have to have the equipment...knowledge, experience and know how takes a back burner to what equipment you're running.

    100 accounts seems to be the minimum, doesn't matter if 90 of those accounts are rut filled weed infested lawns, as long as you have 2 guys mowing with 100 inch zero turns and 8 guys trimming you're a hack....

    and if you're solo you have to mow 30 lawns in one day and still have time for a movie before you go see another movie and dinner.

    and on top of it, you're doing no less than $60 for a lawn....$59.00 if it's your gandma.
     

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