Intek briggs on quick 36 worth buying-Please help

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by bstroman, Mar 22, 2007.

  1. bstroman

    bstroman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 56

    Ok I am a homeowner and need advise

    Buy lawn tractor with kohler courage for 2000.00

    Or the wonderful quick 36 super fox with Intek-Briggs scares me.

    How many hours can I get out of the Briggs I usually put about 50 hours a year on my current mower.
  2. mow2nd

    mow2nd LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    i think i'm confused
  3. Matts lawn care

    Matts lawn care LawnSite Senior Member
    from MD
    Messages: 829

    You will have no problem what so ever with only 50 hours a year. Why not the samurai
  4. bstroman

    bstroman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 56

    I just do not want to spend that much money on a mower or only .5 acre.
  5. Lynden-Jeff

    Lynden-Jeff LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,405

    Yep it would last years with the briggs but I am a huge kawasaki fan, If you can afford it the kawi is the way to go.

  6. EngineeredLawns

    EngineeredLawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 100

    The Briggs engine should last 1500-2000 hours if you change the oil and filters every year. If you are only doing 50 hours a year, 10 years is only 500 hours. You will not wear out that mower with only 50 hours a year, but you will have age problems in 10 years + with any machine, rubber will break sown, gaskets and such. I would not be worried about it.

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