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Push Mower

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by mcmurrytw, Aug 5, 2001.

  1. mcmurrytw

    mcmurrytw LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    I am looking for a decent 21" push mower. Sears has one on sales right now with a 5.5hp Honda engine on it for $330. Do you think this is a good mower?
     
  2. Guido

    Guido LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,087

    For me to cut my postage stamp yard its a great mower, but for commercial use, it won't stand up to it, many of us can tell you first hand.

    Can you tell us a little more about how much use it will be getting, and if you plan on going into or staying in commercial business?
     
  3. mcmurrytw

    mcmurrytw LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    I am only going to use this mower to trim the places my rider can get to. I have about a 3/4 acre yard and will use this push mower about 1 hour per month.
     
  4. Guido

    Guido LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,087

    So I'll assume your a homeowner not in business?
    DUH!

    ANyway, then yes, thats all you'll ever need, should outlive you if you treat it right. I've easily put enough commercial hours on a craftsman 5.5 horse self propelled 22" to last you over 100 years at 1 hour a month, and it still ran pretty good, but it was beat up.
     
  5. Sammy

    Sammy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,734

    Honda makes a good push mower for $299.00:cool:
     
  6. JJOHN22042

    JJOHN22042 LawnSite Member
    from MA
    Messages: 159

    Have Two Sears push Mowers for doing around Trees Etc.. Both are 5 years old and still start with one or two pulls max. For a push mower they give a nice cut and you can find parts very easy.
     
  7. Randy

    Randy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 51

    I think it will work just dandy for what your need them for.I have used sears stuff and still do and it works just fine,& as some one said parts are easy to to get .
     
  8. Catcher

    Catcher LawnSite Member
    Messages: 166

    Bought a push mower from Q Farm & Fleet when I bought my first house, in '89. Cost me $109.- and it still runs.

    If you'll just trim with, which it sounds like, then why spend mega-bucks?
     

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