Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by flam41, Mar 23, 2004.

  1. flam41

    flam41 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 125

    ok, the deal is this:
    I am one man band
    been in industry 5 yrs 2 w/ a lco, moved & startd out on my own
    100% of the yards I do I have because I push mow. Thankfully, due to growth I need to up grade. please understand I would love to go uot & get a walk behind exmark.
    I just got out of debt, no credit or nothing, so I dont want to borrow 3500+ for comm. grade.
    so swisser has this 48" walkbehind that perfectly fits1 my budget I have to work with
    2 satisfing my cust, desire for smaller equipment.
    I just want to know if anyone has had experience w/ a swisser? or can steer me to another option 1500$ or so.
    I know they are not pro grade already, I am not going into debt again though untill I have some more accounts.
  2. Willmow4dough

    Willmow4dough LawnSite Member
    Posts: 56

    You might have some luck buying a good used belt-drive walk behind from a local paper or Ebay. When we started out we picked up good used mowers and used them for two seasons before selling to recoup most of our costs.
  3. GPDesign1

    GPDesign1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 420


    Please take a look at our Quick36 mower.

    It IS commercial grade. Single drive hydro, electric start and beautiful quality of cut. For around two-grand delivered.

    Much more productive option than a belt drive.

  4. flam41

    flam41 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 125

    Sounds perfect. I love the hydro drive. I didn't want used. this sounds like a great way for me to go.

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