Survey Results

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by SableRock, Jan 24, 2003.

  1. SableRock

    SableRock LawnSite Member
    Posts: 5

    Sorry it took so long for me to get this out here, but here it is finally. There were a total of 107 people that took the survey. Thank you everyone who helped me with this project. I did receive an A for the course grade and finally graduated. I couldn't have done it without your help though.

    Question: What is your job title?
    Total 107
    Administration 8
    Mechanic 1
    Owner/Operator 94
    Other 4


    Question: Do you currently use mid-mount or front-mount cutting deck, sit-on riding mowers with individual hydraulic wheel motors (zero-turn) in your business?
    Total 107
    Yes 90
    No 16
    No Answer 1

    Question: In the past year have you purchased a sit-on riding mower that has individual hydraulic wheel motors (zero turn) with either a front or a mid-mount cutting deck?

    Total 91
    No 38
    Yes 53
    Question: What brand mower did you purchase?
    Base: 53 (Have purchased a sit-on riding mower in past year)
    Total Mowers
    Bobcat 1
    Exmark 24
    Grravely 1
    Great Dane 2
    John Deere 3
    Kubota 2
    Lesco 1
    Scag 10
    Snapper 2
    Toro 12
    Walker 9
    Other 2
    Hustler 7
    GrassHopper 4

    Question: What is the horsepower of the engine?
    Base: 53 (Have purchased a sit-on riding mower in past year)

    HP Total
    15 8
    16 3
    17 7
    18 2
    19 2
    20 6
    21 2
    22 2
    23 34
    24 3
    25 28
    26 10
    27 6
    28 2

    Question: What is the width of the cutting deck in inches?

    Base: 53 (Have purchased a sit-on riding mower in past year)

    Width Total
    36 5
    42 5
    44 5
    48 12
    52 23
    54 3
    60 28
    61 9
    62 1
    72 6

    Question: What other types of mowers do you use?
    Base: 107 Total Respondents

    Yes No
    Walk Behind 27" deck or less 39 68
    Walk Behind 28" deck or more 73 34
    Stand on Zero Turn 5 102
    Riding Lawn Tractor 13 94
    Commercial Out-front 50" deck or greater 18 89
    Other** 7 100
    Question: In addition to your deck what other types of attachments do your use?
    Base: 107 Total Respondents
    Yes No
    Snow Plow 5 102
    Snow Thrower 9 98
    Dethatcher 20 87
    Aerator 25 82
    Blower 10 97
    Bagger 49 58
    Broom 5 102
    Leaf Rake 7 100
    Sprayer 15 92
    Broadcast Spreader 15 92
    Other** 6 101


    Question: What type of replacement blades do you typically purchase for your mowers?

    Total 107

    Manufacturer 80
    Other 27
    Aftermarket 6
    Gator 7
    J- Thomas 2
     

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