13 billy goat vs little wonder

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by frontier landscaping, Nov 6, 2009.

  1. frontier landscaping

    frontier landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 52

    i am going and looking at the 13hp little wonder and billy goat. i can get great deals on both right now but i am just stuck on what to get. i like the idea of the billy being able to move the air up and down real quick but is that a pain when not holding on to it ?
  2. bobcatnj

    bobcatnj LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 687

    I have the 9 hp billy goat and it is bad ass. The chute be able to move up and down with hand control is awesome. It helps alot when you are moving big piles. I would go for the billy goat, the 13hp has to be bad ass
  3. EastCoast

    EastCoast LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 311

    I think "Little Wonder" makes a better product!
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  4. tallimeca

    tallimeca LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,229

    hands down.
  5. frontier landscaping

    frontier landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 52

    yeh i think little wonder just seams to be build strong but i have no seen anyone with the billy goat have any probs . also on the billy goat there is less rust
  6. Green surfer 1

    Green surfer 1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 34

    We operate with the lil wonder 13hp products equipped with Honda engines, have not had any issues,we love that you can project the air stream,forward or side.Looking at the billy goat newer plastic composite style blower it looked extremely large,yes it is nice to have a finger tip controller but thats not everything,at least they are U.S. built and good dealer support.:waving::waving:
  7. frontier landscaping

    frontier landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 52

    i have used the little wonder when the air is coming out the front i think it looses alot of power when you do that anyway.
  8. TMlawncare

    TMlawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,199

    With the Little wonder you don't have to move the nozzle up and down to help move the piles. The split flow nozzle does it for you. Yes the Billy Goat won't rust but I have never had a problem with rust on my Little Wonder. Both excellent machines but Little wonder has the best flow pattern in the industry. Try one side by side and you will find out within a minute. The first thing you will notice on the billy goat is that you will have to move the nozzle to keep the leaves from blowing back on you. With the little wonder you will not see much blow back at all. Really a big difference.
  9. Mowbizz

    Mowbizz LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 970

    There are 2 locking mechanisms on the Billy Goats...one on the handle (pin and hole) and a knob on the chute itself to lock it in any position. Very easy to lock when you don't need to "flip" the chute up and down.

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