Lesco mowers.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by chefdrp, Apr 15, 2005.

  1. chefdrp

    chefdrp LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,384

    As most of you know i own a 48 inch hydro floatdeck W/B and a 54 inch ZTWO. I was aleays under the impresion that MTD made the mowers. My Lesco rep told me today that they are not made by MTD. I cant remember who he said. Can anyone clear this up?
  2. wriken

    wriken LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,154

    I think its a company called CTP, don't quote me but, stands for commercial turf product. I also believe they make hydro gear and vickers pumps/motors, which alot of mower brands use. Good products. :)
  3. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
    Messages: 2,206

    Your right. Its CTP. Commercial Turf Products and they are owned by MTD.
  4. freddyc

    freddyc LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 578

    seems like MTD owns a lot of stuff now. :rolleyes:
  5. lawnrangeralaska

    lawnrangeralaska LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 433

    i saw a commercial 48" mtd walkbehind at ace hardwear b4 for sale.
  6. chefdrp

    chefdrp LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,384

    Yes CTP. Thats what my rep said. But they are owned by MTD
  7. Pumper

    Pumper LawnSite Member
    Messages: 116

    As I understand it, CTP started out as a joint venture between Lesco and Cub Cadet (MTD). MTD bought out Lesco. CTP is a subsidary (sp?) of MTD. They build the Cub Cadet commercial stuff and they also build/private label the Lesco stuff. However, they only build mowers. They do not make the pumps nor the motors.

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