walk behind versuses best riders

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by GREEMACHINE2003, Mar 16, 2003.

  1. GREEMACHINE2003

    GREEMACHINE2003 LawnSite Member
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    I was considering a top of the line 48" rider mower as opposed to a walk behind. your thoughts please...PS- this site is totally absolutely positively a God send!!!!!!!:angel:
     
  2. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
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    It All Depends On Your terrain. But I Can Get As Low In The Seat Of The full size Lazer To Match the Height Of The Turf tracer, Not HP. So If you Can Do All your accounts With a Rider It's Better. Try To Carry Only One Mower If You Are a solo Opp.

    John.

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  3. R.J's lawn Care

    R.J's lawn Care LawnSite Member
    from mid
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    i use walk behinds I would say that you woul onley need a rider for big lawns i do 55 lawns with a 48 and 60 both exmarks
     
  4. HarryD

    HarryD LawnSite Bronze Member
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    why carry only one mower :confused: I'm solo and carry 3 as of now was 4 last year. one for every situation 36" gates to large commercial property's.
     
  5. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Posts: 10,812

    Harry to me The 2002 And up Lazers are The same Size As The walks. I Can get as Low as a TT. But the riders are faster For There reasons. I Don't Do gated yards Or yards that I Need a walk. If You are By Your self It takes To Long to change Mowers for 25 Or 30 dollars. Think About It. |John.
     

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