Push Mowers

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by WJW Lawn, May 20, 2006.

  1. WJW Lawn

    WJW Lawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,330

    Can you guys give me any ideas for a good-reliable Push Mower for smaller yards? What do you guys use? Thanks:usflag:
  2. Splicer

    Splicer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 992

    I use 'original' Lawn Boy 2 stroke...can't be beat IMHO...
  3. upidstay

    upidstay LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Messages: 1,584

    Toro with the cast deck. Little tanks that cut great.
  4. south jerz

    south jerz LawnSite Member
    Messages: 87

    Go with the Lawn-Boy. I use the 2-stroke 6.5hp push (approx $800 after tax). It's lighter than the Toro. Better pick them up fast though, I believe the 2-stroke just got discontinued because of environmental regulations. My dealer only has three left.
  5. Lux Lawn

    Lux Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,267

    For 21 inche mowers I like the Lawnboys.
  6. JJLandscapes

    JJLandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 682

    residential lawn boys if you are doing only a couple small backyards or just side walk strips i did 20 lawns my first year and the thing lasted a year without a problem now its used for only a couple house and only thing that ever went bad where the wheels ($10 for new ones) and cosmetic issues

    If it is your only mower for all your houses maybe get a commercial grade one but im against spending 800-1000 for a commecial 21 inch when i can buy 3 residential ones for the same price
  7. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,716

    lawnboy here too
  8. F Haney

    F Haney LawnSite Member
    Messages: 26

    I have used the same Toro (cast iron deck) for 10 years and it still starts on the 2nd pull. Mows great!

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