Need a 36" w/b, what's my best bet?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by big tim afm, Sep 4, 2004.

  1. big tim afm

    big tim afm LawnSite Member
    Messages: 32

    As far as a good walk behind, can i get a good mower for $2000.00 name brand?
  2. all degree

    all degree LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 344

    Yes Toro proline Belt Drive. $2000 I have one no regrets
  3. jhawk71

    jhawk71 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 184

    For $2500 you can get a scag belt drive, I've had mine for two years no problems whatsoever. Also it will leave a pretty nice stripe with doubles.
  4. Rick Jones

    Rick Jones LawnSite Senior Member
    from NY
    Messages: 427

    If this is going to be your primary mower, seriously consider doubling that 2k figure and get a hydro.
  5. Itsgottobegreen

    Itsgottobegreen LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,177

    I vote exmark metro. I got a 32" model and love it. I also would recommend getting a 32" over a 36".
  6. The C Man

    The C Man LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 527

    Better Quick 36, there's an icon for them at the top of this page on the bottom right. Had mine all summer, no complaints.
  7. khutch

    khutch LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 495

    Exmark is a proven quality machine. 32" might not be a bad choice over the 36". If I were to do it again, I would get the 32".
    Find a way to upgrade to a hydro also. You hear it over and over again on these boards!
  8. Scag48

    Scag48 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,067

    I'll second the fact that if you're going to be using this mower as a primary machine, you need to get a hydro. You will not regret it.
  9. matthew horner

    matthew horner LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 696

    i'm selling mine.
  10. 2tall

    2tall LawnSite Member
    Messages: 93

    Also, you may want to check out the Ferris line of mowers.

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