Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by magicmike, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. magicmike

    magicmike LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 266

    I am wonderings if maruyama is worth a drive to brooklyn. Im close right now but in a few years (maybe 2) i plan on moving to long island (which is where I will be conducting business) and the nearest dealer is in brooklyn. Is the 5 year warranty, product reliability, and the quality of work of using these product woth it?
  2. Monroe74

    Monroe74 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 322

    Never used them yet but from what i saw at the GIE they look and feel quality.
  3. nanofrog

    nanofrog LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    Mine's just over a year old, but given how it's been so far, I'd think so.
  4. ryanh11

    ryanh11 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 142

    Miune is over 3 years old now and still runs and cuts like a charm. It sat up for a god 6 to 8 months and when I started it up one day it struggled for a few minutes and now it runs great with no issues. I love it. A little on the heavy end, but i love it.
  5. bnb lawns

    bnb lawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    yes they are worth every penny i've had mine for 8 yrs and use it a lot for spring and fall prunings never had to have the blades sharpened or replaced always add about 1 oz of sea foam to the gas and keep the blade lubricated with rust inhibiter when i finish for the day
  6. rob7233

    rob7233 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 872

    True commercial grade equipment. Very UNDER rated.

    I am personally a hardcore "old school" Shindaiwa guy. However, if I had to buy new, Maruyama would likely be my first choice. BUT only after I inquired about parts availability and how quick I could get something if I needed it.

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