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  1. Lawn Mowing Equipment
    weighing pros and cons before I purchase for this coming mowing season. I have access to some pretty good used mowers traded in at dealerships. top choices currently are a 2016 John Deere Z920M 48" with 409 hours maintained and ready to mow and priced at $7300 (tax included) and next runner up...
  2. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    i just bought new farm yard around house is about 11 acres and somewhat hilly not steep but hilly. this will be my first zero turn mower .had and old John Deere lawn tractor for twenty years and a old style snapper used on four acres, but they are both old and dying .i have started looking at...
  3. Lawn Mowing Equipment
    Looking to buy my first commercial ztr or stander, started with 2014 bad boy zt elite, Kawasaki fs730v had 570 when it gave out, I'm interested in 52 or 54 inch standers but I have 5 or 6 1.5-3 acre properties, some of the ground can be rough and the ztr and is rather rough on me, all the...
  4. Lawn Mowing Equipment
    Debating a new w448 walk behind for residential half acre lots and under. If anyone is familiar with these and could share experiences it would be very helpful. Never had a walk behind before and my zforce 44 Ztr is ready to retire. The w448 is in my price range new and I have several Husqvarna...
  5. Heavy Equipment & Tractors
    I'm buying two new mowers, and I've narrowed it down to Scag or Exmark. I had my mind set on Exmark until I looked at the Scags and researched them. From the specs the Scags seem to be so much better built, and they are less money than the comparable Exmarks. They have an oil cooler and fan...
  6. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Hey everyone. I just purchased the Z960M this weekend. I am experiencing very poor cut quality on 4”-5” grass. The Mower is leaving behind uncut grass and the spring onions here in NC. On this new machine the standard blades that come with should cut a regular yard. I am cutting regular...
  7. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    Hey guys. Looking to buy a new bad boy mz magnum. The mower is significantly cheaper at TSC than the dealerships, but I've heard several people say not to buy mowers from TSC, and every review I see from people buying them there is only 1-2 stars. I was wondering why exactly it is so bad to buy...
  8. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    So, I was browsing CL for a cheap upgrade to allow me to mow client's yards faster. I stumbled across an almost new Gravely WAW 34 walk behind, with the bagger attachment. 14.5HP. They're asking $950. Would you say this is a good mower, and additionally; would you say this is worth the almost...
  9. Lawn Mowing Equipment
    Sorry if this gets long but I'm doing my best to learn from you pros! So this is my first legit year in business (I know I know but we all have to start somewher) . After I raise prices on last year's clients and weed out some bad ones Ill probably have about 15 great clients rolling over from...
  10. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    Im looking to upgrade from my small residential mower, to a small, somewhere around 30" commercial mower. Currently I'm using a 21" Husqvarna mower with a 163cc Brigs and Stratton, with no drive system. Im fine with pushing the thing, but i hate when it takes me twice the time to mow a yard...
  11. Lawn Mowing Equipment
    I am looking at buying 2 new mowers and am torn between hustler and exmark. Both dealers are about the same distance from me just not sure which way to go. Any suggestions or food for thought? I am looking at the super s and the super z for hustler. I am looking at the vantage and the lazer z e...
  12. Lawn Mowing Equipment
    Hey, how's it going? Looking for a new Walk Behind (Old Ferris bit the dust, and the Wright Stander is too heavy in the Wet Spring/Fall) and saw those "World Lawn" mowers at pretty damn nice pricing. (Dealer was trying to sell me a 20 year old Proline 32" Walk behind for the same price as a...
  13. Lawn Mowing Equipment
    Well its time to buy some new equipment. Everything has a pantload of hours and my dealer has been going downhill so am looking to switch . Been shopping around and kinda like the John Deeres. I've always had Hustlers and they have been good mowers but im looking at standers and that is...
  14. Lawn Mowing
    Just purchased my first outfront. An exmark navigator. Have run a john deere 727A for 6 years. Too many pivots and too wide, trying something new. Still love the Deere for arid, large, open lawns. Counting on the navi for small, wet, heavily landscaped yards. All advice on...
  15. Lawn Mowing Equipment
    I would appreciate some input on which one you would choose and why? I am going to purchase before the end of the year so any wisdom that can be passed along is greatly appreciated. The Gravely has the Kohler efi and the Scag has the Kawasaki Fx. They are priced to close together for that to...
  16. Lawn Mowing Equipment
    All I could use your advice on three mowers I am trying to decide between. I mow 4 acres of rough rolling ground. Below are the three mowers I am looking at, which would you choose and why? Ferris IS2000Z 2013 Demo, 61" deck, 30 hp briggs commercial turf, 15 hours - $8000 Gravely Pro Turn 260...
  17. Lawn Mowing Equipment
    Hi all, I just purchased the Honda 21" HRX217HYA mower from my local Home Depot, and upon un-boxing found grass clippings in box and under deck indicating obvious use of the machine. The packaging appeared fully intact. Is it common for Honda (or other manufacturers) to test their equipment...
  18. Mechanic and Repair
    I am looking into getting a 36 inch riding zero turn. I have looked everywhere for used but just can't seem to find any. After some research it seems that snapper has one of the best priced new zero turns for the size im looking for. I went down to the dealer and the price of a new s50xt...
  19. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    My company is centered around providing lawn service to a lake community. My brother in law has been running this business for years and never really taken it anywhere. I joined in last season and took us from 5 clients starting the season to 12 before the end of the season. For not being the...
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