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Best walk behind mower

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by dpr_specials, Jul 11, 2005.

  1. dpr_specials

    dpr_specials LawnSite Member
    Messages: 5

    I want wanting to buy a walk behind mower 48" cut, but I do not know which one is good. I have been looking at scag, wright, yazoo, great dane, ferris and exmark. I have been also looking at the hydro vs belt. I have to cut 9 house from my own property. I pay usually $800 to $1200 a month to cut grass. I know everbody is going to tell me get a zero-turn, but for me right now I am wanting a walk behind
  2. KathysLGC

    KathysLGC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,345

    It's pretty hard understanding your post. Slow down and do a spell check before submitting your post.

    There isn't a "best" walk behind. Look at the dealers closest to you and see which one you like that fits your budget.

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,138

    Scag, what is everbody running in your country, whatever you go with get a hydro and electric start.
  4. charlies

    charlies LawnSite Senior Member
    from earth
    Messages: 587

    i second the hydro and electric start. costs a little more, but is well worth it. everyone has a favorite brand. mine is exmark.
  5. iluvscag

    iluvscag LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 743

    Scag is my brand. :)
  6. lawnandplow42

    lawnandplow42 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 508

    same here...

    WINGNUT LawnSite Member
    Messages: 66

    I'm running a Hustler 48" Superwalkbehind and love it. The 23 hp Kawasaki motor has more than enough power to pull me while running double blades. The hydro system helps it hold a hill as does the wider wheel stance. The deck height adjustments are easy and so far (knock on wood) I've had absolutely no problems with it. If you go with a velke, make sure it's a castored one so you can back up without jackknifing.
  8. jarroo's lawncare

    jarroo's lawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 116

    exmark walkbehind

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