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Another FrankenStone creation.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawrence stone, Dec 7, 2001.

  1. From the bowels of my fleet I have created another monster.

    It’s a 1991 – 48” recycler with a nearly new very low hour B&S 12hp IC.

    The purpose for this machine is to be a large trimming mower on apartments, condos, or anywhere the discharge of clippings is a pedestrian safety issue.

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  2. trimmer

    trimmer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 293

    Mr. Stone,

    Where do you find all of these machines at?
     
  3. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,700

    Uh...Shouldn't that be "FrankenX"? Or have you backed off of that?
     
  4. Kent Lawns

    Kent Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 870

    What have you created?

    That's an out-of-the box Toro machine that is no longer in production:

    It cut poorly.
    Dedicated mulcher allowed for no bagging/discharging.
    The 3 blade design with the 10" center blade was a failure.

    The machine is good only for consumer use.
     
  5. Esby

    Esby LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 662

    So how many of these "old" walkbehinds do you own now? Why not upgrade to a ZTR? They are much more productive than a walkbehind.
     
  6. plow kid

    plow kid Banned
    Messages: 516

    gonna put your 12" wide striping kit on that one too?
     
  7. casey

    casey Guest
    Messages: 0

    I was wondering the same thing. What mods. were made on that "creation"?
     
  8. Robert Doubrava

    Robert Doubrava LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 342

    Pretty good, Stone.
     
  9. geogunn

    geogunn LawnSite Gold Member
    from TN
    Messages: 3,010

    I like the outboard anti-scalp deck wheels.

    GEO
     
  10. vipermanz

    vipermanz LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,773

    looks good to be 10
     

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