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Anyone only use 21" mowers for their business?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by erhager, Jan 14, 2008.

  1. erhager

    erhager LawnSite Member
    Messages: 104

    I have only a handful of lawns and I use only a 21". How many of you do the same and what do you charge them?
  2. lifetree

    lifetree LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,369

    Not too many use only 21" mowers ... you must have only small postage stamp size properties !!
  3. Frosty_03

    Frosty_03 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 333

    I started with a Push Mower 21" murrey and 22 craftsman and let me tell you I was glad when I bought my lazer z and w/b. It made a world of differance. I went from doing 5 yards a day to 15 basically trippled my production. You have to start some where.:weightlifter:
  4. bowhunter74

    bowhunter74 LawnSite Member
    from mo
    Messages: 114

    I think he means he has to use them in some yards.

    I keep one on the trailer all of the time, never know when you might need it, and I have from time to time. I charge by the pain in the butt factor for fenced yards.
  5. DJ Contracting

    DJ Contracting LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 487

    If i had more postage size lawns then i would add a crew to do these lawn w/21" mowers just think of the lower cost in fuel it's self.
  6. lil_cote_93

    lil_cote_93 LawnSite Member
    from ON
    Messages: 196

    right now all i use is a 21 really
    im lookin for a 32 but...
    i charge anywehre from 20 to 40 bones
    how bout u guys wit 21s
  7. lawnprosteveo

    lawnprosteveo LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Tulsa
    Messages: 1,930

    My 21" is for those small gate areas because I dont have a 32"....I only do one yard with a 21" and its tiny. I charge $35 to mulch it .... takes about 1/2 hr on average.
  8. deere615

    deere615 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,676

    I use 21 inchers because I have alot of small yards I might be getting a 36" if I can get a few bigger lawns
  9. coonman

    coonman LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 686

    Same here, except I am looking at a 32inch. Many advantages, no trailer needed, very low fuel costs and maintenance costs. Do a search on this, this topic is brought up from time to time.
  10. LindblomRJ

    LindblomRJ LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,570

    21" and a 32" work well for me.

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