Picked up my new 40" Toro Hydro floating deck today

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by cgaengineer, Jul 7, 2007.

  1. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    What a machine...I more than doubled production from what I was using before (Exmark Metro 26"). Plenty of power (17 HP) electric start...

    Sorry about bragging...but I have never had such a nice machine to cut grass with.

    Will post pics later...
  2. joed

    joed LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Congratulations on your purchase. I hope you enjoy it and the unit generates a lot of money for you.

    Does your new mower have the turbo force deck?

    How old is your metro 26? I had one of the very first ones that came out and had nothing but problems with it. I hope your unit was a lot better.
  3. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    Thank you joed

    Yes this is a brand new unit for Toro and its the turbo force deck...works really well...shoots grass out the side like a grass pump!!

    My 26" is a 2007 model and has been trouble free...a little short on power and width...but a solid performer.
  4. john_incircuit

    john_incircuit LawnSite Senior Member
    from NC
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    How much was it?
  5. TNT LawnCare Inc.

    TNT LawnCare Inc. LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Ive heard it has three blades what size are they ?? Didnt see any on the website thks
  6. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    I got it for $5850 walk out the door...
  7. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    Yes it is a 3 blade mower...the size is probably around 18" each blad though I have yet to look at then closely.
  8. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    I got the most pleasure from using this machine that I cannot wait to mow more grass...I think my 12 year old son could operate this machine with a little practice.

    I am not a professional lawn contractor (But enjoy this site alot), but I have alot of lawns to mow (Family and neighbors) and the quality of cut is important as is the time it takes to do the job...I probably cannot hang with you pros, but this thing allowed me to cut 5 lawns in the amount of time it took with my 26" Exmark Metro


  9. LCPullman

    LCPullman LawnSite Senior Member
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    Nice machine. I demoed one of those not that long ago and I really liked it. Have fun and enjoy your super mower.
  10. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
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    Nice...I was looking at a fixed deck 40" hydro....40" is a nice compact deck size.

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