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Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by Field King, Apr 11, 2009.

  1. Field King

    Field King LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 266

    This is my first year in lawn service, I am starting on a tight budget and am paying cash for everything! Here is a pic of my Ferris 48" belt drive walk behind I bought used and my 21" Lawnboy that I bought at a yard sale for $10, the blower is a Crapsman but I have had it for my yard for 12 years and it still runs strong, the weedeater is a Crapsman also bought at a pawnshop for $60 and used 3 years at home so far, I will add pics of truck and trailer soon, watch me grow! P.S, that is my English Setter bird dog in the background in a kennel I built for him![​IMG] PLEASE FORGIVE THE CHEAP CAMERA, I AM ON A BUDGET!
  2. Classified

    Classified LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 988

    Its a start but dont the cheap cameras have focus? LOL
  3. Turf Commando

    Turf Commando LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,186

    I have the same FERRIS mower wouldn't trade it for anything, very reliable good luck see you on the green...!
  4. Field King

    Field King LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 266

    It pulls just slightly to the left, I guess it can be adjusted but I have not learned how yet, do you know how?
  5. BlackDog3

    BlackDog3 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 155

    Looks like a good start man. Good luck to you.

  6. MJS

    MJS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,316

    Should be adjusters on both the left and right sides for the drivebelts. . . one being tighter or looser than the other is usually what causes the pull.

    It could also be your tires - I would make sure that they're both inflated equally.
  7. jaybow

    jaybow LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mi
    Messages: 1,089

    Good mowers to start with but your gonna need a commercial blower and trimmer fast. I would also invest in a commercial stick edger. If you have never used commercial trimmer/blower/edger let me tell you there is a world of difference. You could check the pawn shops.I recomend Stihl and some of the Echoe stuff is good.
    And if your not advertising your already running late so get out there and pass out some flyers. Good luck!
  8. Mike's LawnCare Landscape

    Mike's LawnCare Landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 487

    Good start .
    Looking good. I heard good things about Lawnboys (but there loud).
    Redmax has a good lite weight trimmer for around $250 but they like there Blowers more $400 to $500
  9. Field King

    Field King LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 266

    I have a lead on a used stick edger made by Tanaka and I will be buying Echoe or Stihl trimmers and blowers, thanx for the tips!
  10. BlackCloudDiesel

    BlackCloudDiesel LawnSite Member
    Messages: 103

    You should check out Shindaiwa for your small equipment needs! I've been running a large number of their products for years and have never had a problem, knock on wood of course!

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