Anything new on BOP?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jaybow, Feb 27, 2012.

  1. jaybow

    jaybow LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mi
    Messages: 1,089

    Anyone know anything new about better outdoor products? I am starting to think that they folded up. I'm not sure that I would trust buying from anymore small companies anymore, it seems there would be a higher risk of going out of business, making parts obsolete. A quick 36 was my first commercial mower, I spent a lot of hours behind one. Sad if they went under.
  2. DA Quality Lawn & YS

    DA Quality Lawn & YS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,296

    Nothing, zilch. I am close to selling my Quick (which I do like) and going to a different national brand to ensure parts continuity. I don't want to go away from BOP but if they go under hmmmm.
  3. Bob_n_weave

    Bob_n_weave LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 375

    Do a google search, might find something there.
  4. jaybow

    jaybow LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mi
    Messages: 1,089

    I sold mine a few months ago before anyone new about what was going on. I bought a 32" metro to replace it last october. The exmark 32 deck works great, wet or dry. I liked my quick 36, but mine was the single hydro wich was tiresome to use after a while. I guess we will see, very soon if they are gonna reopen, because they are losing sales, spring is near, and people are gonna want parts.
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  5. WHIPPLE5.7

    WHIPPLE5.7 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 958

    I placed an order for parts more than a week ago so I'd be safe getting threw this season atleast but I don't think the order got processed. No tracking info or email back? Now I may have dead mower and no back up.
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  6. Darryl G

    Darryl G Inactive
    Messages: 9,500

    Seems they misnamed themselves.
  7. GMLC

    GMLC LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,345

    Very strange to leave everyone in the dark:confused: Must be that they cant legally say anything yet. But in my opinion very bad for business.
  8. nepatsfan

    nepatsfan LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,142

    it just goes to show what happens when you buy off brand to save a few dollars. How much does it really save?
  9. lawncare18

    lawncare18 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 742

    I am in the market for another 44 inch bop mower. I have emailed them... they keep telling me they hope to be back up and going very soon. I hope this is true but I really wonder what is going on? Im holding out hope they open again.
  10. orangemower

    orangemower LawnSite Silver Member
    from pa
    Messages: 2,768

    They will have news soon. A lot of hard work and effort has gone into BOP so whatever is happening isn't being done to hurt them. I believe there's legal issues that prevent them from talking. I'd imagine once its settled, equipment and parts will be even more readily available.
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