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Hours on Lawn Boy 2 stroke engine?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by joed, Mar 3, 2002.

  1. joed

    joed LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,198

    Does anyone know how many hours the 2 stroke engine (6.5 Duraforce) on the Lawn Boy mowers will last?
  2. gusbuster

    gusbuster LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,930

    We've been using "lawnboy's" since '60. Dad's first machine lasted him 7 years before the compression went.

    Now a days, I go through transmissions before engines. I had engines last only a year, had engines that last 5 years. I would say it's safe to say the the average is 3 years.

    Now, that's using the machine about 4 hrs use in a 8 hr day,5.5 days a week, 52 weeks a cutting season.

    Now a days, the bent blade shaft is what kills the engine.


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