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ferris walkbehind mowers

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jterrell, Apr 13, 2004.

  1. jterrell

    jterrell LawnSite Member
    Messages: 7

    i'm looking at a ferris single drive hydro walk behind 48"
    mower and would like to find out if this mower is
    worth the money at 2799.00 with a 13hp. kawasaki
  2. BSDeality

    BSDeality LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,849

    13hp seems underpowered, especially for a hydro. i've got a 14hp/50" belt drive machine which is OK in normal growth, but if its long... forget about it.
  3. Turfdude

    Turfdude LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,899

    PM Rod father - he's the Ferris authority of the site and a really nice guy too!
  4. lonnie

    lonnie LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 317

    I thought the 48" ferris was a dual drive.
  5. Leisure Lawn

    Leisure Lawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 88

    If you have a Great Dane dealer in your area check out their DUAL hydro walk behind for about the same money!

    Great machines...I now own 2 of them
  6. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    Worth the money? Yes, for what is is worth.

    Enough power? No way, need a minimum of 15, preferably 17.
  7. Cut 2 Please

    Cut 2 Please LawnSite Member
    Messages: 221

    I use to have that same mower. It is very easy to use but is way under powered if you try to mulch with it. It has no baffles under the deck so if you side discharge it does not chop up the clippings very fine.

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