The best 21" commercial mower

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by lawnpro724, Feb 13, 2007.


whats the most reliable and productive 21"

  1. Toro

    118 vote(s)
  2. Honda

    144 vote(s)
  3. Ariens

    5 vote(s)
  4. Lawnboy

    34 vote(s)
  1. Fox Lawn & Garden

    Fox Lawn & Garden LawnSite Member
    Messages: 91

    Are you refering to the one with the height adjustment cast into the side of the deck? I had to buy a new mower almost every year. Always stripping out. I had to bungie it to keep the height adjusters from slamming down when in use. That did a nice scalping job.. LOL
  2. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,716

    sadly the great jd jx85 is no longer made. and as for the toro pro line-i dont like the gear ratios. 1st -too slow -2nd too fast-3rd way too fast. the main reason i like the jds so much -5 speeds -one is just right for me(3rd gear)
  3. CA CLT

    CA CLT LawnSite Member
    Messages: 61

  4. ArkansasLawns

    ArkansasLawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 92

    :cry: What, No choice for a Murray.
  5. Professor mow

    Professor mow LawnSite Member
    Messages: 17

    I really like the Toro Super Recycler. It is not rated for commercial use but it has a cast aluminum deck and for the price really kicks ass!
  6. pbdlandscaping

    pbdlandscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 50

    i think you should throw cub cadet on there, i have a cub cadet 21" with caster's on the front, and it runs and cuts like a champ, i wouldn't trade it for any other 21" right now.
  7. yardmanlee

    yardmanlee LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 898

    agrees totally !!!
  8. lawntimenosee

    lawntimenosee LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 262

    After using both Toro and Honda commercials.. they are both great.

    To choose only one, it's Honda for me.
  9. Jeds_Lawn_Care

    Jeds_Lawn_Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 304

    What about snapper? Really, they make a good PM don't they? I haven't owned one so I couldn't say weather or not I liked one more that the other.
    My dealer said he could get me a commercial w/ 6hp kawi for about $850
  10. S man

    S man LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,562

    Put snapper on there. :rolleyes:

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