What mower did you start with?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by brandman25, Feb 7, 2010.

  1. Grass Shark

    Grass Shark LawnSite Senior Member
    from Zone 7
    Posts: 661

    A 12 hp craftsman garden tractor pulling a 4' trailer with a 5hp craftsman push and a kmart electric trimmer with 2 100' cords. I owned the trimmer, everything else was dads. i was only 13 though.
     
  2. unkownfl

    unkownfl LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,838

    Lesco gear drive 13hp Kawasaki.
     
  3. CircleC

    CircleC LawnSite Senior Member
    from NW
    Posts: 309

    Push Toro - Curved shaft off brand weedeater - Broom - did all of that out of a 83 Dodge Ram Charger. I use to have bags of grass piled all the way to the ceiling, in the front seat and I would even dump in customers garbage cans if possible.
     
  4. tlc28

    tlc28 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 42

    Old craftsman lawn tractor- first zero turn was a grasshopper 60" midmount and that thing would cut grass!
     
  5. tinman

    tinman LawnSite Bronze Member
    from ga
    Posts: 1,348

    MTD from lowes.... took forever to get done lol. 1st commercial mower was dixie Chopper ... still use Choppers
     
  6. froglawn

    froglawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 184

    push mower
     
  7. DKJLawnCare

    DKJLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 139

    Craftsman LT1000 Riding mower
     
  8. Turf Commando

    Turf Commando LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,186

    (USED) 48'' ferris beltdrive walk-behind...
     
  9. mowerman804

    mowerman804 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 6

    Craftsmans rider, push mower. But the must IMPORTANT thing you will ever need is quality customer service. No matter what you riding or walking behind if you keep those blades sharp it is worth it's weight in gold.
     
  10. zima

    zima LawnSite Member
    Posts: 192

    Troy built 33" wide cut

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