honda 21 inch

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by odin, Sep 14, 2001.

  1. I just ordered the high end 21 honda

    how reliable is the shaft drive and hydro system?
  2. edward hedrick

    edward hedrick LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 871

    I own 2 hondas one like yours with 2 speed,and a 4hp homeowner, never a problem.
  3. lawnboy82

    lawnboy82 Banned
    Messages: 957

    I have the HRC216SXA (gear driven) I love it. The machine has been very reliable for me.
  4. Chuck Sinclair

    Chuck Sinclair LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 336

    I have two of the HRC216 gear drive one is 6 years old and still runs like it's new, and one is two months old best 21" mower built. :p
  5. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    I have a honda 21" commercial that was bought new in the early 80's. Still cranks up on the first pull. I have no idea of the hours on this machine.
  6. lawnMaster5000

    lawnMaster5000 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 591

    glad to see that you guys have had such great luck. I on the other hand have no been so fortunate. In my experienes the drive system has been to slow for my pace, and some what unreliable. Also the handles do seem to be a bit rickety. But i do have to say - 1st pull every time:)

    - just my experiences, good luck

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