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Opinions on mowers

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawncare3, Nov 25, 2002.


Which mower holds up best?

  1. Snapper/Greatdane

    4 vote(s)
  2. Scag/Walker

    7 vote(s)
  3. Toro/Exmark

    11 vote(s)
  4. Gravley/Crapsman

    1 vote(s)
  5. Other

    9 vote(s)
  1. lawncare3

    lawncare3 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,981

    i just was thinking which mower do all of you think holds up the best?
  2. Guido

    Guido LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,087

    Be careful where you post what, or you will find them all moved when you check back.

    There are several different sections on this message board.

    I would put this thread in Commercial Lawn Care section (where it will probobly be shortly anyway)

    It'll just make the mods job a little bit easier.

    This section is more for business/office related issues (accounting, marketing, employee relations, payroll, taxes, contracts, etc.)

    Hope this helps keep you from getting abused by some of the meanies around here! :p

    Good Luck Man!
  3. Guido

    Guido LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,087

    Toro/Exmark (I can't remember which company makes them all, I can't keep up with all the buyouts and takeovers in the industry)

    That would be my choice out of the bunch you listed. Scag after that.

    I've had great luck with ExMarks, and most of the guys I know that run them have nothing bad to say either.

    Good running machince if its maintained and cared for properly.

    Good Luck!
  4. greenman

    greenman LawnSite Addict
    Messages: 1,405

    I dont understand your poll. Are you comparing Gravely with Crapsmen and Walker with Scag?
  5. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,699

    I can hardly beleive you left Dixie Chopper off the list. 550 nours and it hasn't been back to the dealer or broken down. Eric "ELM" Erikson used to get thousands of hours out of his with no breakdowns.
  6. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    Ferris, Ferris, Ferris...did I say Ferris?
  7. wriken

    wriken LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,154

    Cub Commercial.
  8. We do 4 U

    We do 4 U LawnSite Member
    Messages: 183

    Hustler, Hustler, Hustler, Hustler, Hustler,Hustler, Hstler, Hustler, Hustler, Oh and Hustler:D
  9. Flex-Deck

    Flex-Deck LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,845

    John Deere Tractors - Dixie Chopper - John Deere tractors - Dixie Chopper eXmark Walk Behinds
  10. lawncare3

    lawncare3 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,981

    SORRY if I implied that crapsman is to gravley as walker is to scag I just didn't have enough spaces to list them all:cry:

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