Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by tico2007br, Mar 4, 2008.

  1. tico2007br

    tico2007br LawnSite Member
    Messages: 39

    which mower is better?i am starting my business this year and before i work whith a 52" scag walk behind...and i dont have to much money to spend i have around 3.500 for a mower,so i am looking for walk behind but i want to know from you guys whith one is better....whith a 52" i can do all my whith one is better???scag,toro,exmark...i know we have a lot out there to choice, in your surgestion whith one is better????

    i found one 52"scag new motor,belts,blades,tires for 3.200 this is a good price???
    thanks guys
  2. Cedar Valley Landscapes

    Cedar Valley Landscapes LawnSite Member
    Messages: 131

    First and foremost when looking at different brands of equipment is to look at dealer support. I know that gets beat pretty hard on this sight of find a good fair dealer to work with you, but that is what you want. You dont want to buy a mower of any brand and have it break down and get put in the shop for a number of weeks because the dealer has bigger mor eprofitable clients in front of you. Back to your question on which mower is better, my answer to you is demo the ones you are really interested in and find the one that is most comfortable to you. I have always used Exmarks beacuse I really like the cut and am comfortable with using them and would never switch. Now for the one that you found I think that price is a little high. I would search around dealers and websites to maybe find a better price on one. Hope this helps.
  3. Hoss315er

    Hoss315er LawnSite Member
    from NY
    Messages: 41

    ????? harsh reading.

    I would suggest shopping around and not spend every peso you have on this rebuilt mower. Shop some more.
  4. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,220

    If your going with a 52" you may wanna spend a little more and get a ZTR.

    however if your doing small home owner lots watch the weight factor.

    with a ZTR it will open up a NEW markett for you

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