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Can ya'll talk me out of it?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by JTF40, Apr 7, 2008.

  1. JTF40

    JTF40 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 875

    Tomorrow, I plan on buying a BOP Quick 44" Samurai w/16 hp Kawasaki. I have searched, demoed, read, and read some more. For $3,000.00, I don't think it can be beat. To me, customer service AFTER the sale is critical. From all indications, BOP provides just that. www.betteroutdoorproducts.com

    The reason for the purchase is I have 16 & 13 yr. old children that need to start earning their keep.

    Can anyone talk me out of it? :usflag:
     
  2. Carolina Cuts

    Carolina Cuts LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,152

    Ummm, ok, I'll do my best...

    no, don't do it.
     
  3. Carolina Cuts

    Carolina Cuts LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,152

    wait a minute.... 16????
    when I was 14 I was push mowing 25 neighbor lawns...

    yes, lil' man should be earnin' his keep. I'd get em' a pushmower first, then bump to a self propelled, THEN a walkbehind. :laugh:
     
  4. JTF40

    JTF40 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 875

    I was cuttin' @ 12 yr. old myself. My children are GIRLS !!!!!!:usflag:
     
  5. lawnspecialties

    lawnspecialties LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,522

    16 and 13 year old girls are not going to handle a 44" Quick very well at all.
     
  6. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,801

    A self propelled 21" may be better for the girls
     
  7. LwnmwrMan22

    LwnmwrMan22 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,372

    I'll be honest, I've never looked at a BOP product.

    However, if it's only a single drive hydro, where more or less have to muscle around to turn, like a single drive Ferris that I tried once, they'll never touch the thing.
     
  8. Carolina Cuts

    Carolina Cuts LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,152

    I delivered newspapers from 11 to 13 ..... on a dirtbike. Customers loved it... :laugh:
     
  9. JTF40

    JTF40 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 875

    Both are athletic - one is 5'8" and the other is 5'5". :usflag:
     
  10. JTF40

    JTF40 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 875

    ....To get back on topic, I ordered the 44" Samurai today from BOP. I've never owned a WB before, but demoed many before this purchase - my decision was based ONLY on the numerous recommendations from owners on Lawnsite, great price, and customer service from BOP. With a 30 day money back guarantee, I'll try it. :usflag:
     

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