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My ideal mower would have.....?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by integrityman, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. integrityman

    integrityman LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,713

    A couple years ago a thread was bouncing around on LS about "the perfect mower".

    Wander into (mower) fantasy design land for a minute with me, what features would your mower have?

    OK here goes some from me:

    A completely non stick deck; Highly polished aluminum clad deck?

    A deck that discharges on either side. Goofy but would be very practical.

    I really like the electronic OCDC my Power Chute Design.....if they could get one thats reliable it would be great.

    A blade that never needs sharpened;


    Lets hear some more ideas!!
     
  2. ffemt1271

    ffemt1271 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,285

    Operator included!
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  3. mikeypizano

    mikeypizano LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 295

    Make it remote controlled.
     
  4. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,737

    Stripper pole & beer tap!
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  5. Groomer

    Groomer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,614

    all of the above and a price tag under a grand!
     
  6. Valk

    Valk LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,711

    One that mulches snow...so that the nutrients are returned to the concrete.
     
  7. Wecutgrass

    Wecutgrass LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 666

    one that would never rut, remote start, you can put down a blade on the side to edge on the first pass.
     
  8. f50lvr2

    f50lvr2 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 277

    I think modern designs are pretty good but I'd like to see the machines lose some weight. If there was an average decrease of around 300lbs on the mowers it would be awesome. Also, how about independent suspension for a smooth ride, self adjusting decks that always stay level.

    I think electric motors would make a lot of sense for a lawnmower but one that will run all day on a charge.

    And everything for under $5k
     
  9. ashgrove landscaping

    ashgrove landscaping LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,529

    Ceramic blades that never need sharpening. Electric motors. Then we could start making normal money again without getting gouged at the pump
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