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Bed shaper .....I love it!!

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by Ron's Lawncare, Apr 27, 2006.

  1. Ron's Lawncare

    Ron's Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 266

    i just did my first edging job with my new Bed shaper and all i can say is...WOW i'll now throw all my hand edging tools as far as i can into the woods.i used to hate this time of year doing hand edging on all the beds.i did my house last night, it used to take me 2 hrs to hand edge all my beds. i did it in 25 min's that includes picking up the turf and me learning how to operate the machine.


    Ron
     
  2. cwlawley

    cwlawley LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 470

    Congrats....they are awesome machines. I normally get all my clients together and then rent one. Hopefully one day I'll be able to buy one as well.
     
  3. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,095

    If you don't mind saying, What did it set you back? What kind of engine is on it? I have rented 1 a couple of times and they work very nice!
     
  4. Ron's Lawncare

    Ron's Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 266

    it is a 2 year old leftover it has the 14 hp Kawi. 0n it it cost me $2800.00 out the door. this machine has a retail of around $4000.00



    Ron
     
  5. North Ga

    North Ga LawnSite Member
    from Georgia
    Messages: 65

    Hey Rons,how about some Pictures :usflag:
     
  6. David Grass

    David Grass LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 485

    How does the thing work on hills? I am in mountains and am going to get one soon.
     
  7. Ron's Lawncare

    Ron's Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 266

    it is hydro drive like a walk behind mower but id does have only one hydro pump and a diff on the axle.it dose well on the hills that i have tried it on.


    Ron
     
  8. Willofalltrades

    Willofalltrades LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,000

    You didn't want to buy the one to go on your Walker? I can get that attachment new for $2800. I rented one from my Walker dealer and I will agree, WOW!

    Will's pics 103.jpg

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