Need a New Lawn Mower - Recommendations

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mxinter, Jun 12, 2008.

  1. mxinter

    mxinter LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    Hi Guys,

    I am in real need of a new commercial lawn mower but want to spend less than $800.

    Could you kindly recommend something decent and that will not give me any issues.

    I have about 20 houses and currently have a Toro 21" Commercial, but want to give myself another one....

    Please send me a good recommendation please.


  2. WHIPPLE5.7

    WHIPPLE5.7 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 958

    Get another Toro Commercial or buy a used 32" or 36" WB. Anything else would be a waste of time.
  3. mxinter

    mxinter LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    What's a WB? How about the ExMarks are they any good?
  4. hockeypro1411

    hockeypro1411 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 271

    wb is a walk behind. yes exmarks are excellent mowers. tag an extra 4 in front of that 800 and youll have yourself a nice one
  5. All_Toro_4ME

    All_Toro_4ME LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,578

    If you are wanting to spend less then $800, theres a chance you could find an older (prob 90s model) commercial wb (walk behind) 32/36 inch or so. It may need some work. Otherwise, you could take a look at the commercial Snapper. I think its in the neighborhood of 800 roughly, maybe a little more.
  6. mxinter

    mxinter LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    Thanks Guys.

    If i go with the WB, which one do you recommend?

    BUCKEYE MOWING LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,169

    Spend some more and get a machine you can depend on. Look at the Quick 36's
  8. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 15,778

    The Snapper 21 commercial is a good mower...I have had some teething problems with mine, but they are supposed to have it fixed today so time will tell. I also have 2 more Snapper home owner models and one is 25 years old and they have been trouble free.
  9. Koby

    Koby LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    so are you telling me i can get a walk behind for $800??
  10. fox9988

    fox9988 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 25

    Fairly new myself but as i understand it---
    WB-Walk behind self propelled mower usually 32" up to maybe 48"(or bigger)
    I think you are talking about a push mower(some times refered to as WB)but instinct tell me I'm no longer walking but pushing:cry:

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