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Looking a Zero Turn mower.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Stampede, May 18, 2004.

  1. Stampede

    Stampede LawnSite Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 19

    My dad passed away last Aug. and now my mom is mowing the grass, which is about 3-4 acers. So I need some advice on purchasing a Used mower, to help her out.
    I would like a good size mower, also might go out and try to find some work.
    What do you guys suggest for a mower, and at what price.
    Price is big issue! Just need to get started, but do the job in the least amount of time.
    Thanks Stampede.
  2. Eric 1

    Eric 1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,220

    Toro, Husky, Ariens Snapper and more make homeowner ztrs in the 3-4k range 38-48'' deck, Or are you talking about a large tractor style mower, 2-3k.
  3. pcnservices

    pcnservices LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 614

    If your mom is going to mow her own yard at least once a week (acreages that size I will mow bi-weekly) I will look for a decent size lawn tractor for her to use for that purpose. They are not that expensive and mowing once a week with it, it can last you a lifetime if you take good care of it.
    If you are wanting to take in extra work then I will suggest getting a bigger more commercial grade type mower like a Z rider.
  4. Stampede

    Stampede LawnSite Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 19

    She has a JD and a pull behind, I want a Z turn, to do things alot faster.
    I found a 52" Exmark Lazer, for $3000.00, which isn't to bad, but more then I can spend.
    What are some things to look for, problem areas?

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