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21" Toro anyone have any input

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by TheBigGW, Jun 18, 2008.

  1. TheBigGW

    TheBigGW LawnSite Member
    from MA
    Messages: 150

    I have a chance to purchase a Toro taht is 2 years old 2 cycle 21" cut the guy wants short money for it. HAS ANYONE USED A TORO 2 CYCLE I have never iwould like any fast input on this please i need to act fast thanks guys.....GW
  2. McGaw

    McGaw LawnSite Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 158

    I have a Toro Recycler. Works amazing. It does take a long time for it to warm up though.

  3. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 2,994

    I would by any 2cycle 21" if the price is decent.
  4. Frue

    Frue LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,472

    The best mower they ever made but it may be worn out. make sure it is at least 5.5 hp and it is in decent condition. Tip it over look at the blade nd see if it is banged up that will tell a lot about how he used it. I have had a 2 cycle since 97 and it still running.

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,226

    wow i would love a 2 cycle 21''
  6. hexfactor

    hexfactor LawnSite Member
    Messages: 19

    I bought a used one the other day. The drive gears on the rear wheels need to be replaced along with the keys in the shaft. )Worn out). but other than that, its great. it wont die if you ovelaod it.
  7. Optimum Lawn

    Optimum Lawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 234

    Have a toro commercial that came with the four stroke motor....hated that motor to no end....found a toro 2T motor/deck (deck was older residential) and when the 4T motor baffed I put the 2T motor on the commercial deck...best thing I ever did!!!!!!!!!!!!!...LONG LIVE THE 2T

    If in good condition GET IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  8. Howard Roark

    Howard Roark LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 805

    check the year. These weren't made 2 years ago, as in 2005-6 as far as I know.
  9. zak406

    zak406 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,516

    i use one at work and it is the best 21 inch ever made and ive used honda and toro commerical 4 cycle
  10. b121774

    b121774 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 207

    I loved the toro 21 pro-line commercial mowers with the suzuki 4.5 horse motors! the rpms were higher than any of the 4 strokes out and bagged really well as a result. Can't buy them in california for many years now but remember the engine plate they used to bolt the motor to the deck cracked quite often. Also remember the air filter cleaner cover would wear out and fall off after awhile.

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