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Kohler or Briggs

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by baja4wd, Jul 7, 2005.

  1. baja4wd

    baja4wd LawnSite Member
    from South
    Messages: 65

    In making a choice in motors I have the choice of 2:

    (1) Briggs 14hp I/C or (2) Kohler Courage 15hp

    Briggs is a single cylinder/ 3200RPM & Kohler single cylinder / 3300RPM

    Blade tip speed Briggs is listed (16,700) for both engines.

    Kohler is $150+ extra, wondering what folks would recommend. Pro's or Con's from the 2.

    Thanks..
     
  2. br549oicu8

    br549oicu8 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,230

    Kohler over Briggs any day.
    Kawasaki over Kohler any day.
    Boat anchor over Tecumseh any day.
     
  3. ulclawncare

    ulclawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 14

    I would choose a kohler any day....it's worth the extra $150
     

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