Confused- Please Help

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by hawkeye, Apr 18, 2008.

  1. hawkeye

    hawkeye LawnSite Member
    Messages: 94

    I currently have a job that allows me to have some free time. I have picked up 6-8 side accounts some are 1/4 acre lots and 2 of them are 1 acre lots. I plan on picking up more accounts in the near future and hopefully growing this into a full time business so do I buy the quick 44 with a step saver for around $3400 or do I buy a Cub Cadet Recon 48 for $6000. Please help- thanks
  2. hawkeye

    hawkeye LawnSite Member
    Messages: 94

    you guys are the experts- any suggestions?
  3. All_Toro_4ME

    All_Toro_4ME LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,578

    Better measure your gates first at these accounts to determine what size mower you can fit in their backyards.
  4. hawkeye

    hawkeye LawnSite Member
    Messages: 94

    I don't have any gates as of yet but if I do I can handle the back with a 21- thanks. Any more suggestions?
  5. hawkeye

    hawkeye LawnSite Member
    Messages: 94

    can anyone tell me if the quick can be as efficient as the recon? If it can then the price point justifies the quick
  6. Frue

    Frue LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,472

    I would start with something on the cheap side the quick fits that description and its backed by a great company.
  7. TNT LawnCare Inc.

    TNT LawnCare Inc. LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,157

    Why not get a good used WB. with sulky.
  8. old oak lawn

    old oak lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 703

    to me walking gets old real quick. i would look at a small used z.

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