Exmark Metro 32"............

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Promise-Land, Jul 14, 2012.

  1. Promise-Land

    Promise-Land LawnSite Member
    Messages: 100

    Been looking for 36" WB for some small fenced areas and small yards. I came across someone selling a 32" Metro belt drive with a 12.5 Kawasaki that looks to be in superb shape and used on a personal lawn. The paint still shines and only the muffler has rust on it. Before I go look at it I wanted to get some feedback.

    My question is mostly about the cut? Who has used these and what are your thoughts on it?

    SNAPPER MAN LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,443

    Those are solid bulletproof machines and they cut great. I wanted one but got a 36 instead (found a great deal). Many of my friends have exmark 32's and have nothing but good things to say about em.
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  3. Jimslawncareservice

    Jimslawncareservice LawnSite Platinum Member
    from mn
    Messages: 4,143

    I myself don't like the pistol grips. I had a couple 36's. I'm keeping my eye out for a 32 toro with the tbar
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  4. Ethanslawn

    Ethanslawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 283

    i have one i just picked up with the bagger on the side the cutting is phenominal mine has the the 13hp kohler mower power than a 32" should ever need the only compaint i have is the front caster are farther out than on my other walk behind so you have to weedwack fence corners a little more and drive i havent taken it out of third (i dont have a sulky thus why) turning in 3rd a little fast and kinda have to run to catch up and other then that a great mower. Ohh one other pain grease fitting for the spindles are underneath (inside of the deck) which is a pain to grease.
  5. 52"bunton

    52"bunton LawnSite Member
    Messages: 5

    I just picked one up Friday night. I'm more excited than usual for grass to start growing. It's a 2011 model bought new in Oct. 2012. It has a bronco rider sulky and mulch kit. Picked it up for $1900, I thought it was well worth the money.
  6. Ethanslawn

    Ethanslawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 283

    Awesome machine imo i've mowed 2ft grass and it didn't stall once. I had the bagger with mine which is as big as the deck lol. But I've never thought of a sulky on the small of a wb. Mine certainly had more then enough power to pull one.
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  7. khutch

    khutch LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 495

    Solid machine - You could spend less but why? - For the price not another choice I can think of that would give you more bang for the $ - excellent cut, if deck size is OK w/you and you can live w/belt drive you should be very happy.
  8. jones68

    jones68 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 453

    I have a 36" & 48" metro. I love them. my 36 fits in all my properties gates. The cut is great. I have never used the ecs grips so i cannot comment on them

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