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New Walker Mower For ME!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Drew Gemma, Apr 13, 2008.

  1. Drew Gemma

    Drew Gemma LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,508

    Brand new 2008 Walker 26 Kohler EFI 48inch deck, 9.5 hopper, bigger blower, cast iron housings on gear box, low profile tires, dual tail wheels deck height adjustment. This thing rules I mowed my yard which is only about a year old and very neglected. Pics to follow Also I mowed in the rain and it bagged everything no problem.
  2. Drew Gemma

    Drew Gemma LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,508

    here are pics of the mower ant the cut at my less than fantastic lawn at my new house with my dog crapping on the lawn!

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  3. MOW ED

    MOW ED LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,028

    That would be the one I buy new when my 2000 26EFI goes out. But I think I have some time left as she is a strong runner. I would stay with a 42 deck as some backyards have narrow gates. That is a nice rig Drew. How many scheckles did it set you back?
  4. Drew Gemma

    Drew Gemma LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,508

    11,000 and change out the door with all the options
  5. tacoma200

    tacoma200 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,426

    Walker has a huge loyal fan base for obvious reasons. Wish you had some better quality turf to show it off but it is good you can cut grass in the rain which looks like I'm going to be doing if I get anything done.
  6. ATouchofGrass

    ATouchofGrass LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from CT
    Messages: 507

    If this is your first walker, make sure that you never run out of gas. Only because it will take some time to get the gas back into the fuel lines.
  7. bigclawn

    bigclawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 413

    soon as u can afford it get the electric dump option (not the high lift!)--well worth it in the long haul!
  8. 2 clowns mowing

    2 clowns mowing LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 566

    YES! get the high dump i love mine works great, never slows you down
  9. hole in one lco

    hole in one lco LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,793

    dont hit water shut offs gear boxes get expensive
  10. deere615

    deere615 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,676

    Nice mower

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