Anybody checked out Encore Mowers lately

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Greyst1, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. Greyst1

    Greyst1 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Took a look at their site and have to say not only am i impressed with their website but their mowers look decent too.

    Been reading all these threads lately about how Toro and Exmark are continuing to rip our industry off thought i would check out what they left behind.

    I know about World Lawn buying this company up and i'm not sure of the US made content or manufacturing yet but i have to say they look nice. I thought i read that they were going to keep encore mfg in NE.

    Checked dealer locator for my area too and all of the sudden plenty to buy from within an hour too which i find somewhat pleasing.

    Anybody buy an encore lately?
  2. HenryB

    HenryB LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,853

    Their Prowler is an awesome ZTR.reminds me of a Lazer and Turf Tiger combined
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  3. SDLandscapes VT

    SDLandscapes VT LawnSite Senior Member
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    ENCORE MANUFACTURING Division of Worldlawn Power Equipment, Inc. BEATRICE, NE 68310

    just so you understand the difference in pricing--Worldlawn is a Chinese brand and while the machines may be in some way "manufacture" here I m guessing they are leveraging their overseas abilities to keep prices low

    but Encore is worldlawn now
  4. jiggz

    jiggz LawnSite Senior Member
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  5. BrunoT

    BrunoT LawnSite Senior Member
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    Sounds pretty risky. That "good deal" could wind up an orphan brand with poor resale.
  6. orangemower

    orangemower LawnSite Silver Member
    from pa
    Messages: 2,768

    So much for a American made product. Another one bites the dust. Shame really. They said (World Lawn) that they want to incorporate their line into the Encore line.
  7. Mikegyver

    Mikegyver LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I am trying to help my friend find a walkbehind for his 1/4 acre lot. We are going to look at some older Encore walkbehinds this week or next that are well under 1k. Are these worth buying or run away?

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