Finally a real mower!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by roscioli, Jul 9, 2001.

  1. roscioli

    roscioli LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 749

    I finally bit the bullet today, and went out to cape cod and bought used: a 12' trailer with gas can + trimmer racks ; a 36" Exmark Metro belt drive ; an echo backpack blower and an echo trimmer, all not even a year old and hardly used (the guy tried to go commercial but realized he couldnt run his own business). Got home from the 2 hour ride at 9:30 tonight, and mowed 1/2 my lawn.. poor neighbors of mine! I am so psyched, i can't wait until wednesday to start mowing, cause its 3 mulching jobs tomorrow, yuck! Thanks guys for the advice towards exmark, i am already happy with my purchase. ps.. forgot to mention, got it all for $3200
  2. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
    Messages: 4,830

    Congrats on your new equipment. It sounds like you got a nice deal. :)

    I hope it makes you lots of money. $$$$$$
  3. SLS

    SLS LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mars
    Messages: 1,540

    Heck yeah!

    Watch your productivity soar!

    Sounds like a great deal and I hope you are as satisfied with your Exmark as I am with mine. :)

    Good luck to you, roscioli!
  4. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,699

    Congrats to you. You will be happy.
  5. scottb

    scottb LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 408

    Congrats hope you enjoy you'r new mower. I know when ever I buy a new toy all I want to do is use it.
  6. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,205

    how was the traffic on cape cod? congrats on your new purchase.
  7. Sammy

    Sammy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,734

    I always have to get use to that roundabout just over the bridge when I go to the Cape.:eek:
  8. highpoint2

    highpoint2 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 7

    SWEET!!! We have 7 exmark turf tracer hp's. They kick a##!!!!! I'd highly suggest getting an exmark hydro next.
  9. roscioli

    roscioli LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 749

    Hey, try driving that roundabout (ROTARY) with a trailer, i just went for it. No signs on my truck! The traffic wasnt bad at all, because i went on a monday evening. Had i gone sunday, it would have taken me at least 7 hours to get home. I live in sturbridge, which is exit 9 off the mass pike, the exit for route 84 to hartford. YIKES! We have the worst traffic off all exits from the turnpike. Litterally.
  10. K9LWT

    K9LWT LawnSite Member
    Messages: 35

    Traffic on the Cape always sucks...
    Sammy-that roundabout is actually called a rotary. Call them what you want, they suck too...

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