DEK Commercial Walk-Behind

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by rreyn1812, Jan 15, 2010.

  1. rreyn1812

    rreyn1812 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Has anyone used/are using the DEK commercial WB mower? I like the looks and specs on the mower (36" with Honda GXV), but would like input if it is available. I tried a search, but came up with nothing. Thanks in advance! :)
  2. pugs

    pugs LawnSite Gold Member
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    Where is the mower made?
  3. ochosdaddy

    ochosdaddy LawnSite Member
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  4. rreyn1812

    rreyn1812 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 444

    It's made in North Carolina looks like.

    GXI Outdoor Power
    7868 US Bus. Highway 70, Ste. C
    Clayton, NC 27520

    They are handled through NorthernTool and Sears, and some other places.

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,226

    hmm ive never seem one before. i dont know if i would buy one without knowing of anyone that has had success with them before
  6. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
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    DEK is a Chinese mower. This is straight from their webpage:

    DEK Heavy Duty Power Equipment is a trademark of GXi International, LLC. GXi has exclusive North American distribution rights for DEK branded power equipment from D&J Power Co. Ltd., of China.

    Can it be any clearer than that?
  7. Frontier-Lawn

    Frontier-Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
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  8. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
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    what a pile. why the hell is home cheapo and places selling these junk mowers?? they are aiding in the death of our country. there needs to be a very serious rally cry to stop buying all this cheap crap from china. tell your congress person to vote to add tariffs to chinese made goods to make them compete realistically with our own

    i love the high quality heavy duty one inch tube steal handle bars!!!! wow, so tough
  9. ochosdaddy

    ochosdaddy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 222

    Yeap, I figured so....

    I'm surprised this mower seems to have an authentic Honda engine since this same company manufactures those crappy Honda knock-offs.
  10. ochosdaddy

    ochosdaddy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 222

    For the same reason Wal-Mart changed it's marketing campaign from "Made in the USA" to "Save Money. Live Better." We want our crap for cheap. :rolleyes:

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