The Noob and His Mower...

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by TheTurfTender, Mar 29, 2008.

  1. TheTurfTender

    TheTurfTender LawnSite Member
    from Mn
    Posts: 130

    I recently purchased a Toro 30187 44" WB.

    I feel really great about it, but I have a question for the pros. I have been reading the service manual and I think I have a handle on it all, but one thing suprises me. Nowhere in the manual does it talk about greasing! Friends, collegues, and even the guy who sold it to me says that I should grease the thing daily. Should I just know this, and why wouldn't that important bit be in the manual?

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    Thanks for any info!! Anything else I should be greasing?
     
  2. hackitdown

    hackitdown LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,490

    That is weird. There must be something which shows you the grease points, and the recommended intervals. Maybe get the dealer to show you. One of my mowers has a sticker which maps out the grease points.

    I think daily is a waste. I follow what the manual says.
     
  3. Lawn-Sharks

    Lawn-Sharks LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 912

    Look on the deck or the frame..Some manufacturers put a greese fitting chart on them also a belt routing chart. Also once a day does seem like a waiste of greese and time maybe more like once a week with heavy use....
     

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