bobcat mowers

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jdbd, Apr 24, 2005.

  1. jdbd

    jdbd LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    going to open up a lawncare supply company and im looking at several different types of lawncare equipment and the bobcat is one can anyone tell me the pros and cons of the bobcat machine :)
  2. LawnMower

    LawnMower LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 653

    I run BobCats and love them. My next mower will be a Bobcat when I where the ones I have out. That wont be happening anytime soon. There a top quality commercial machine that cuts great, leaves a great stripe.
  3. Turfdude

    Turfdude LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,899

    Bobcats are a well built machine. There are a lot of good design features w/ self tensioning pulleys, etc. Very easy adjustments and built like tanks. Easy on the operator too.
  4. Eddie B

    Eddie B LawnSite Senior Member
    from gone
    Messages: 859

    I'd recommend a bobcat to anyone. Their walkbehinds are great, great machines.
  5. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    They are far superior mowers.

    Sorry, just had to do it for MKWL.

    Seriously, there is nothing wrong with them. I would demo several mowers before buying anything.
  6. Green lawns

    Green lawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 112

    We run a ZT125 bobcat 48" deck with a 25HP Kohler. Great machine well built and leaves a very nice cut.
  7. scraper69

    scraper69 LawnSite Senior Member
    from mi
    Messages: 477

    They are getting better, the design, idler bushing was a flaw as well as the front casters (bearings) but now all different. I like the cut, have a 98 with 25kohler 2000 hrs and just rebuilt engine. Good machine, although i have never ran a Exmark.??
  8. Mowerboy04

    Mowerboy04 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,445

    i have a bob-cat 219 with a 52" deck and i love it. so far i haven't had a lot of problems with it.
  9. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,062

    Anyone mulch with theirs???

    That new Predator Pro 33hp 61" has my attention because of the POWER!
  10. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,700

    I have a 2003 48" Bob-Cat belt drive WB, w/ 15 HP Kawi V-Twin engine and I love it! It is built like a tank and has a fantastic quality of cut and stripe! I would very highly recommend Bob-Cat mowers!

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