In need of cheap self propelled push mower

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mdo1122, Jul 18, 2012.

  1. mdo1122

    mdo1122 LawnSite Member
    from tx
    Messages: 23

    Would like to get one with a honda engine. Looking at husqvarna, troy bilt, and also looked at lawnboy with the kohler. So whats the best of the worst?

    It will be used on three nice lawns every week and rough lots every two weeks
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  2. buttaluv

    buttaluv LawnSite Senior Member
    from MidWest
    Messages: 569

    No Husquavarna...JUNK
    take alook at snapper...

    the drive system will be your weak point with a cheap one
  3. lawnkingforever

    lawnkingforever LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,280

    Not sure what the budget is. But in the 300-400 range i would go with the snapper.
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  4. OakNut

    OakNut LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,104

    What do you consider "cheap"?

    Have a price range in mind?
  5. W&Wlawncare

    W&Wlawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 145

    Not sure if the same deals are in effect but at my local home depot all push mowers were deeply discounted. I don't remember exact prices but there were toros and lawn boys at good prices. They had echo srm225's at 150$you (regularly 215 or 220)
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  6. herler

    herler LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,139

    Not sure what you mean by cheap but if you weren't planning on spending much over $100 you won't get a Honda engine,
    it's that simple, there exist good deals but ultimately you will usually get what you pay for.
    Honda HRR's normally sell for $400 if you can get one for less, you're most likely still looking at spending $300 thou...
    Those are nice machines, and if you can find one for $300 that is cheap for a Honda.
    Last edited: Jul 18, 2012
  7. mdo1122

    mdo1122 LawnSite Member
    from tx
    Messages: 23

    Yea I would like to get the hrr but was trying to see if there was something decent around the $300 or less range
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  8. Lawn Pawn

    Lawn Pawn LawnSite Senior Member
    from zone 3
    Messages: 568

    Would it be silly to contact Just-Mowing and speak with them? They are in Tx.
  9. mdo1122

    mdo1122 LawnSite Member
    from tx
    Messages: 23

    Whats the cheap snapper your speaking of? Model #? I cant seem to find it
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  10. orangemower

    orangemower LawnSite Silver Member
    from pa
    Messages: 2,768

    Go to a box store and buy. After all, you did say cheap!

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