Snapper 32

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by JG Landscaping, Oct 7, 2006.

  1. JG Landscaping

    JG Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 70

    Anybody run the snapper 32" belt drive? I was at the dealer today and he said he didnt even show me the toro 32" because the snapper is just that much better. Now the snapper price is 2,300 .... does anyone know the price of the toro? I guess what im looking for here is some input on the performance of the machine because as of now im sold on the snapper and will be walking out with one on monday if nobody bad talks them. thanks in advance.
  2. DaughtryLC

    DaughtryLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 739

    I run a Snapper mid 60in and a Snapper 48in gear drive walkbehind. Both mowers have given me Excellent Performance. The mid mount is a nice machine, but I wouldn't know what to do without my walkbehind! GO SNAPPER PRO!!
  3. JG Landscaping

    JG Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 70

    thanks man, thats helps alot that you say that..:drinkup:
  4. Tharrell

    Tharrell LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,967

    Snappers are quality machines. The only one I don't care for is the joystick model.
  5. T. Wheeler

    T. Wheeler LawnSite Member
    Messages: 130

    Well, all we run mower wise is Snapper. We have a 48" Belt driven walkbehind, a 48" Hydro walkbehind, and a Mid-mount 52" ZTR. We haven't had any major problems out of them yet. So IMO there great machines.
  6. Holders Residential

    Holders Residential LawnSite Member
    Messages: 58

    Do you run the ninja blades ? The deck height adjustment looks nice on the floating deck. Are the hand controls as good as they look ? Does snapper make snapper or does somebody else make them and just pu a snapper logo on them?
  7. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,366

    I would not buy any Snapper belt driven machine, we had a 36" belt driven one and simply don't work. That hydro unit that snapper sells on the 32" would probably be just fine, it seems like it is exactly like the Quick, and the Ferris. If you are set on belt drive get the 32" Scag, it is good.
  8. newbomb

    newbomb LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 391

    I have an old snapper 36 Belt drive that I bought in 87 I have rebuilt it twice and it is still one of my favorites. No safety equipment and veery easy to use.

    PS Daughtry I love that tag line with all the dumb questions. I think I have heard every one at one point or another. Very funny.
  9. lifetree

    lifetree LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,369

    The Snapper PRO Express - 32" Gear (i.e.-blet drive) is a fine machine, I had one and it is very good.
  10. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,711

    you owe it too your self to at least look at the toro 32. its the best wb in my opinion. better built than the snapper for shure but it is more $ last one i bought was 2600-2700 out the door

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