mowers to avoid for commercial use?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by americanlawn, Jul 23, 2007.

  1. americanlawn

    americanlawn LawnSite Fanatic
    from midwest
    Messages: 5,954

    I can think of three or four so called "commercial" mowers that I've been told to avoid. Any brands for "professional use" that guys/gals should stay away from? rscvp Thanks!:usflag:
  2. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,711

    snapper comes to mind-worse there is for mowing -best there is for leaves

    DOLMARatOS LawnSite Member
    Messages: 173

    Are we talking walk behinds, wide area walks or ZTRs here.

    There are some companies with good and not so good equipment in different categories.

    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,222

    cub cadet.....
  5. deere615

    deere615 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,676

    walmart mowers:laugh:
  6. causalitist

    causalitist LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 610

    my snapper 48" was awesome ... liked it better than my new turboforce 48. i kind of have to disagree. :)
  7. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    I disagree as Snapper is not even a commercial unit and it cuts like a dream.
  8. S man

    S man LawnSite Gold Member
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    I agree too. I love my snapper also. On my third one and it's a commercial grade one this time. The 21" kind. cp216019kw Awsome little trim mower.

  9. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    How much did you pay for that Snapper commercial?
  10. Mr Priceless

    Mr Priceless LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 412

    well, I wouldn't entirely put down equipment that is commercial yet people look the other way...obviously some brands are built better than others...

    Just look for the equipment to suit your needs...and there's a reason why Snapper advertises it's HI Vac system and not it's ability to hack down overgrown brush (but then again, you don't know)

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