Powerhouse pro from home depot

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by geoscaper, Jan 19, 2005.

  1. geoscaper

    geoscaper LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

    Has anyone rented or bought the powerhouse pro prowler from home depot? It's the mini skid steer loader similar to the dingo. Any info would be appreciated.
  2. geoscaper

    geoscaper LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

    I'm trying to compare the powerhouse to the dingo as far as price, manuverabilty, ease of use, etc.
  3. Markf

    Markf LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 406

    Be careful when buying from HD. I believe that if you do to try to save a few bucks, when the warranty work is needed, the local dealer will turn you away. I think that HD will send you to an authorized repair center. That could end up being several hundred miles away from you. To me, it is not worth the savings.
  4. Hodge

    Hodge LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 261

    Mark is correct... HD does not service their new or used equipment. The repair facilities are normally local service shops. Here the service center is my regular dealer... so that works out good for us. Their store is 10 miles from this HD. Other area HD's have other local (regional) repair facilities.
    I did have one of these repair facilities "misplace" one of my toro mowers one time, but HD replaced it with a new one.
  5. geoscaper

    geoscaper LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

    Thanks for the advice. I do think Home Depot does stand by their products.
  6. Pecker

    Pecker LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,454

    Out of curiosity, what does one cost with a loader bucket?
  7. Smalltimer1

    Smalltimer1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,223

    Why isn't it listed on their website?
  8. Pacific Nursery

    Pacific Nursery LawnSite Member
    Messages: 114

    Powerhouse is basically the same, made by the same company, as the Boxer.
    HD wanted their own brand and had them change name and color scheme.
    Looks like a good solid machine. From the limited research I've done to date, the Boxer would be my first choice in mini skids.
  9. geoscaper

    geoscaper LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

    The unit is about $15,000 with bucket, and forks.
  10. Oldtimer

    Oldtimer LawnSite Bronze Member
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