Green-Pa buys mower!

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by green-pa, Jul 2, 2007.

  1. green-pa

    green-pa LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 737

    In case u guys want to know, I figured I owed some of u this much as to tell u which mower I was able to get. I went with the scag belt driven 36. I got a velky, extra blades, oil, and all for about $3600 including tax. Not a superb deal but at least I have a mean machine now ( at least compared to my 21 inch). I had tried the Gravely hydro with only 7 hours on it which was only $2900 inlcuding velky earlier today. It was fabulously easy to drive and I tried to get approved for it but wasn't. So i headed to the Scag dealer and went with what I knew I was approved for. I'm sure I'da liked that Gravely better, but nothing u can do. I figure if things continue to go well for me this year and next year is even that much better, I could always trade the scag in or sell it and upgrade to a hydro. BUt the Scag belt drive was fairly simple to control from my little test run I did on it. I'm excited! I pick it up tommorow. Too bad I got this damned poison ivy buggin'
  2. Supper Grassy

    Supper Grassy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,582

    Good Job, you took our advice. Now add it to your siggy,

  3. fiveoboy01

    fiveoboy01 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,988

    Congrats, it's about time. You made a good choice. That mower will last you a long time.

    Now, the obligatory pictures are required:)
  4. Supper Grassy

    Supper Grassy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,582

    how about some pics of that mower, trailer,and mower on trailer
  5. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 2,994

    It's about Godd@mn time!!!!!:laugh:

    Post pics as soon as you can.
  6. KTO Enterprises

    KTO Enterprises LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,286

    Good move green pa.

    Im partial to orange mowers myself
  7. Matts lawn care

    Matts lawn care LawnSite Senior Member
    from MD
    Messages: 829

    Now we need to see some pictures!
  8. lurch

    lurch LawnSite Member
    Messages: 221

  9. green-pa

    green-pa LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 737

    THanks guys! THat's really warm of u. I should have the mower picked up tommorow and will post some pics of it with trailer when I get it home. Boy am I going to be on a hunt for customers now! I'm kinda glad my lawn needs cutting too! I've got a descent size front and back so it should give me a bit more practice than my customer's yards as most of my Tues route is small 1/6-1/8 acre lots that require mostly 21 in. I feel like I'm about ready to rock-n-roll :)
  10. green-pa

    green-pa LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 737

    Yeah, it's a great color! Scag mowers really stand out!

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