What is the Best?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by mr.we.mow.grass, Jan 6, 2006.

  1. mr.we.mow.grass

    mr.we.mow.grass LawnSite Member
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    I would like to know what is the best 21 or 22 inch push mower? Thanks
     
  2. Ol'time Lawncare

    Ol'time Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 497

    honda, snapper!!!
     
  3. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,327

    Those are two good units. The honda is a little hard to handle when not going in straight lines, but an excellant bagger. We use both but mainly Snapper for trim mowers.
     
  4. cwlawley

    cwlawley LawnSite Senior Member
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    Honda's are great. Alittle expensive though.
     
  5. out4now

    out4now LawnSite Bronze Member
    from AZ
    Posts: 1,796

    you'll get a bunch of different answers on what's the "best" Th best mower is one that doesn't break down much and is realtively easy to get parts for when it does.
     
  6. Trinity Lawn Care  LLC

    Trinity Lawn Care LLC LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 946

    You will definitely get a bunch of different opinions on this one. I may have a different rule when it comes to 21"er's. Some folks will spend around 1k or so on a good commercial 21". I on the other hand will use a decent homeowners machine for this. This is one of the only areas that I will use HO Mower. I use it so little, and when it dies it dies I replace it. Again JMO. Oh my 21"s are Troy-bilt.
     
  7. G.M.Landscaping

    G.M.Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 940

    I use Toro's proline 2 cycle commercial 21's. Trinity makes a good point thou. I bought this back in the day when I had smaller lawns and one W/B. Now it's used very seldom per week. $950 is alot to spend on something used so rarely.
     
  8. jd6323

    jd6323 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 27

    I agree on the Toro push mowers. I've used mine for the past two years doing 5 yards the first year and about 8 the second and it still runs great. Should be nice not to have to use it as my primary mower now that I'm finally getting some real equipment.
     

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