Best commercial mower

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Kiray, Aug 8, 2006.

  1. Kiray

    Kiray LawnSite Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 2

    Hi, I'm going to be starting my own landscaping business in Arkansas and was curious to know what you guys feel is the best commercial riding lawn mower. I have a lot of experience with Walkers and Dixons, but they don't tend to tackle hills very well, which there will be plenty of in Arkansas. So, in your opinions, what is the best commercial mower for durability, realiability, and handling steep hills?
  2. GravyTrain

    GravyTrain LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 375

    I'm a bit confused, Kansas? or Arkansas? If Arkansas, what part?
  3. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,903

    there is no best mower, its whatever you want it to be.
  4. lawnspecialties

    lawnspecialties LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,524

    Hey, welcome to the site. Get ready. This gets about as much debate as Ford vs. Chevy.:laugh:
  5. Kiray

    Kiray LawnSite Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 2

    I'm sorry, I live in Kansas currently but am moving to Bella Vista Arkansas, which is near Bentonville.
  6. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,095

    What dealers are in your area? Which of those dealers do you think is the best? That would be the one to go with. Everyone has an opinion but its going to be up to you. All the major AMERICAN brands are a great choice, it just depends upon dealer service and support in your area! IMO, stay away from them bradley/red hawk mowers. There is a reason they are cheaper. You get what you pay for!
  7. horsequick

    horsequick LawnSite Member
    Messages: 131

    Since you're moving to Arkansas, get a BadBoy mower. While it's difficult to say which mower is best overal...but i hear they are the BEST for the MONEY.

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