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Bunton vs walker

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ACE, Jul 4, 2005.

  1. ACE

    ACE LawnSite Member
    Messages: 36

    Can anyone tell me about the Bunton mower that looks like the walker. Are they as good as the walker or just junk. Thanks
  2. LLandscaping

    LLandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,016

    I think that Walker has the bagging market. I think there is only one Bunton dealer in Birmingham (L&M), I would worry about parts availability.
  3. vipermanz

    vipermanz LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,773

    l and m doesn't even have those out anymore, it's ferris now but every once in a while i drive by and see something green out there, go to advanced and you have walkers, new navigators, and they can order the toro z master that bags too
  4. ACE

    ACE LawnSite Member
    Messages: 36

    Thanks, There is an aution place in Tuscaloosa that has the Bunton model and I thought about going to take a look at it.
    I have only seen one in use locally but many Walkers are used around here.
  5. Tharrell

    Tharrell LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,967

    One major difference is the throttle on the Bunton. The levers work just like every Z out there whereas with the Walker, you keep one hand on both levers and one on the throttle. I think they're good machines and have a lot in common with the Walkers. Another BIG difference in my opinion, is the availability of attachments for the Walker. I don't think there are any attachments on the Bunton. By the way, Bunton, Bob-Cat and Jacobson are all owned by Textron and each have a variant on the Walker, just like Scag and eXmark.

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