Want to buy 32 or 36'' wb whats the best value

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Rob Mow Moore, May 17, 2006.

  1. Rob Mow Moore

    Rob Mow Moore LawnSite Member
    Posts: 8

    I have 2 - 21" Toro Personal Pace Recyclers (not commercial) . Thinking of getting 32" or 36'' walk behind belt drive. Encore loks like the best deal to me for the money. Does anyone have any input ? Or maybe I should just get a commercial 21" I'm assuming it would cut better & faster than the mowers I have now. I usually mow by myself. Every once in a while I'll get someone to help me.
  2. Liquidfast

    Liquidfast LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ontario
    Posts: 739

    quick 36. IMHO, I never buy commercial 21 inchers, the craftsmans from Sears are CHAMPS.
  3. P & L Turf

    P & L Turf LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 272

    Don't go with the belt drive. When the belts get wet, the machine may get a little squirrelly. It's worth the extra money to get the hydro.
  4. Guthrie&Co

    Guthrie&Co LawnSite Senior Member
    from nc
    Posts: 784

    dont mow in the rain and you wont have that problem
  5. P & L Turf

    P & L Turf LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 272

    You forget about that one ****** customer that never shuts off their water on the day mowing is done, and they got one big a$$ hill that you have to mow with those wet belts. Don't forget water does wick it's way onto the belts. I learned the hard way.

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