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mower recomendations??

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by jmartin, Jun 26, 2006.

  1. jmartin

    jmartin LawnSite Member
    Messages: 33

    Can someone recommend a compact z-turn in the $3000-3500 range? I will mostly be doing residential properties, moving eventually to commercial. I appreciate any help you guys and gals can give.
  2. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,095

    3000-35000 range would be a used comercial ztr. New, about the only machine you can get would be a home-owner grade zero turn. Toro, husqvarna, craftsman, cub cadet, troy-bilt make em.
    The toro (while it don't hold up great) holds up the better then the rest! IMO
  3. mike lane lawn care

    mike lane lawn care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,707

    you could probably get a gravely 34z for about 4k, or maybe some good deals on last years stock. but if all else fails ariens makes a good heavy duty ZTR geared for home-owners but is built like a tank.
  4. jmartin

    jmartin LawnSite Member
    Messages: 33

    Thanks for the reply, guys!

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