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Another New Lesco

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by DSLND, Jul 12, 2008.

  1. DSLND

    DSLND LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,205

    I will tell you, I am very satisfied with Lesco products.

    I have been thinking about getting a 32 or a 36" WB for some time. But I just bought that new 21", so I wanted to make sure that payed for itself a few times before I spent more money.

    70% of my properties are small, previously serviced with the 21" mower.

    As I grow my business, I need to become more and more effecient, and I think I found the key.

    I started at my Toro dealer, pricing 32/36" WB's. They wanted $2895 for a 32" fixed deck/gear drive, and another $200 for a catcher. I thought that was a little pricey, but I was willing to pay it if I didn't find another machine.

    So a few days later, I was at my Lesco dealer, picking up blades, and they had a 32" on display. I asked my dealer, Matt, "What's the price on that unit?". He smiled, and said "we're trying to get rid of them". Ends up they wanted $2k for a 15hp/32" WB. I told him I would be back. I called up there Thursday, and told him to get the catcher ready, and I would be up Friday.

    So I bought it. I paid $2k for the mower, and $120 for the catcher. A great deal if you ask me!

    Today was the first day using the mower.... and I can't believe I have gone this far without one!

    But as always, I AM IN NEED OF A BIGGER TRAILER! lol

    I hope to wait until Xmas break to go get a new enclosed trailer, and then over break I have something to do (put all of my racks inside, etc.)

    Here are some pictures, and please note, the bungee cords were only used today, I left my ratchet straps somewhere... I just don't know where. Off to TSC tomorrow, to get some new ones:laugh:


    Have a great night!

    -Mitch-

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  2. DSLND

    DSLND LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,205

    Another One....

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  3. DSLND

    DSLND LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,205

    Last One...

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  4. KS_Grasscutter

    KS_Grasscutter LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,335

    I really need to find a 32" mower... Also, that looks like a very efficient equipment setup.
     
  5. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,801

    Sem like you like lesco now!!...Thats great..I sometimes wish i had a 32 and not my 36.
     
  6. Lawn Enforcer

    Lawn Enforcer LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,381

    Nice addition Mitch! Yep, a new trailer is definitely needed! Good luck with your Lescos, I've never used one before, but I heard they are durable.
     
  7. deere615

    deere615 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,676

    Nice mower Mitch, you really got that trailer packed lol
     
  8. DoetschOutdoor

    DoetschOutdoor LawnSite Bronze Member
    from S. IL
    Messages: 1,818

    Nice mower, did you say it was hydro or gear? But why would you cramp your trailer up even more and haul around a 21" mower now? Put that little 21" mower in your garage or sell it and forget about it!
     
  9. DSLND

    DSLND LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,205

    Thanks for the comments.

    The mower is gear driven, my 48" is hydro.

    I still need the 21" mower. I have a few incredibly small yards where even a 32" is too much, and its just nice to have, especially if I just have a small area to mow, and its more hassle to get the 32" off than to just fire up the 21".

    Thanks!

    -Mitch-
     
  10. KS_Grasscutter

    KS_Grasscutter LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,335

    Would the 21 and 32 fit side by side, behind the 48? It would save having to turn them sideways all the time...
     

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