Largest Mower Size in your Fleet?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by jmcginnis89, Aug 28, 2019.

  1. jmcginnis89

    jmcginnis89 LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 3

    Is 72" the largest deck size you use for your company? I was looking into upgrading to a 96" Exmark or Toro but I am not seeing too many positives about large area mowers. Please let me know what you're using in your fleet for large area properties.
     
  2. GrassManKzoo

    GrassManKzoo LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Kalamazoo, MI
    Messages: 4,796

    60” Turf Tracer ;)
     
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  3. Brucey

    Brucey LawnSite Member
    Messages: 46

    My understanding with the wide area mowers is that even with wings folded up they are fairly wide so you may be limited by existing trailer width.
     
  4. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
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    48 bobcat but 90 % is done with a 36
     
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  5. JLSLLC

    JLSLLC LawnSite Fanatic
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    48 stander, and walk behind
     
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  6. BigJlittleC

    BigJlittleC LawnSite Fanatic
    from Chicago
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    25 inch biggest useable mower I own.

    Got a couple bigger mowers but they don't run and are more lawn art at this point.
     
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  7. Matthews Lawn Care

    Matthews Lawn Care LawnSite Silver Member
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    61” stander is the largest I run.

    A buddy of mine runs a 96” Exmark but all they do is gas pipeline right of ways and electric right of ways.
     
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  8. Caledwen

    Caledwen LawnSite Member
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    I can't imagine very many residential yards you could break that out. Maybe if you have contracts with your city for their parks etc. Then it may be profitable.
     
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  9. sjessen

    sjessen LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Knoxville, Tn
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    This.
     
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  10. cashcabbagecheddercheese

    cashcabbagecheddercheese LawnSite Member
    Messages: 57

    72 inch mowers are the largest we run. Two or three of those operating will knock quite a bit out of an area fairly quick.
     
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