Any good 26" walk behinds?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by spooie, May 30, 2006.

  1. spooie

    spooie LawnSite Member
    from ma
    Messages: 4

    I've been looking into getting a 26" self propelled. One that will work good on a relatively steep banking, as well as flats. Everything I've researched seems like there aren't any that are any good. Any input to anything good out there would be appreciated. Thanks.
  2. lawnmaniac883

    lawnmaniac883 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,613

    I thought only exmark made a 26'' walk behind?
  3. saw man

    saw man LawnSite Bronze Member
    from utah
    Messages: 1,033

    Snapper makes one.
  4. crawdad

    crawdad LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,938

    Murray made one, for a while

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,138

    Snapper makes a good 26,can't say about exmark.
  6. LawnBrother

    LawnBrother LawnSite Senior Member
    from SW Ohio
    Messages: 867

    Snapper does NOT make a good 26"! I know from personal experience. These Snapper 26" mowers are not commercial and would never hold up. It may be ok for a homeowner mowing his own yard once a week, but thats it.
  7. PaulJ

    PaulJ LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,774

    I don't think there is a good commercial grade FINISH quality mower between 22" and 32". The ones that look like they'll cut goo are underpowered and light duty and the ones that are built tough are built to cut brush.
  8. macaw

    macaw LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 415

    I got a Billy Goat 24" cut been using for 3 years it's a good mower.

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