Bobcat - "Classic" Mower

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Wayne Landscaping, May 30, 2004.

  1. Wayne Landscaping

    Wayne Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 237

    I was @ my local dealer today & am looking to upgrade from that weak 10.5 hp stealth. I saw the bobcat classic and was wondering if any people have had any experiance w/ this machine and what you think of it. Thanks.
  2. dishboy

    dishboy LawnSite Fanatic
    from zone 6
    Messages: 6,167

    I bought a classic in 92 and it has been a workhorse. Original spindle bearings are still tight, no deck cracks, original gearbox still good, quality bushings in the levers, drive works great even when wet, [within reason], all pulley bearings, top quality, very good machine, yet light enough for soft turf. If they baffled their deck similar to Exmark I would buy a new Hydro with a floating deck.
  3. The C Man

    The C Man LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 527

  4. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
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  5. brian mon

    brian mon LawnSite Member
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  6. RTallday

    RTallday LawnSite Member
    Messages: 214

    In my opinion, the new "classic" Bob-cats arent worth the money. They sell for about 2500 and for about 3500 you can get the commercial grade bobcats. Thats what i would do. Try for info on the bob-cat mowers. By the way, any bob-cat product is good, even the classic.


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