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36 to 48

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by rfed32, May 1, 2007.

  1. rfed32

    rfed32 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Hatboro
    Messages: 680

    ok so i have a 36'' wb couple years old but its gotten to the point where i could really use a 48'' wb or ztr should i trade the 36 in or should i keep it for the years to come....note i do not owe anything on the 36 paid for in cash...what do u guys think
  2. M&SLawnCare

    M&SLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 306

    Keep it for gated yards and really small lots. Thats what i plan to do with mine once i go bigger.
  3. EngineeredLawns

    EngineeredLawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 100

    Keep the 36" as said before for gates. I have a 48" Z and I am looking a getting a 36" WBH for back yards with gates and some smaller lots where Z is to big. These are small lots.
  4. Pro-Scapes

    Pro-Scapes LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,180

    keep it im kicking myself now for not keeping mine.

    I had chance to bid on a lighting clients lawn. They wanted me and would pay my price but I couldnt get my 48 in thier gate. 21" would take over an hour.
  5. Bolo9092

    Bolo9092 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 103

    keep it.I have a nice 44" Toro ZTR with the SFS deck and can't get it in any backyards I cut.I usually push mow the back yard with my 21" Toro mower.I found a 36" Exmark locally and I am picking it up on Friday.The only killer for me is that it has pistol grip controls so it might be back up for sale
  6. stroker51

    stroker51 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 819

    Definately keep it. I use mine all the time for gated back yards or small front yards. 21" mowers are almost obsolete to me, except for a few that I do where if I mow them with my 36 it takes me longer to blow everything off than it does to mow them with the 21. You won't regret having both of them, I use my 48 on a lot of front yards and the 36 on the backs. There are days I have 4 mowers on the trailer, and the 36 is almost always one of them.
  7. rfed32

    rfed32 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Hatboro
    Messages: 680

    yeah well its going to be kept...i jsut got a job where i am going to need a 60'' z and also run the 36'' so thanks for the thoughts guys....
  8. WJW Lawn

    WJW Lawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,330

    Keep Keep Keep it!!! Man you dont wanna be pushing a 21 on gated yards!
  9. Pro-Scapes

    Pro-Scapes LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,180

    your buying a 60 for 1 job ? must be a huge paying gig.
  10. SoloSulkySurfer

    SoloSulkySurfer LawnSite Member
    Messages: 224

    I know how some of you guys feel about Sutech Stealth 33" mowers, but I'll take it over a 21" mower anyday. Infact the last time I used a 21" was on vacation to cut my aunts lawn in Virginia.

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