The ultimate machine

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by The LawnRanger, Oct 2, 2010.

  1. The LawnRanger

    The LawnRanger LawnSite Member
    Messages: 137

    Survey sez? If you had one choice of mower to do everything ie: hills, straight aways, under low hanging trees, small properties, large properties etc and you could only pick one to do the job would it be a walk behind -a stander- or sit down ZTR
  2. doubleedge

    doubleedge LawnSite Senior Member
    from ND
    Messages: 911

    I would pick a stander if I didn't need to bag grass.
  3. unkownfl

    unkownfl LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,837

    Walk behind if the hills are steep would be your only option.
  4. h2oskier

    h2oskier LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 601

    Blow torch and gasoline for me, but i too live in the real world so i will say ztr rider.
  5. Bumpmaster

    Bumpmaster LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 19,941

    Just make sure you have a pistle grip machine.
  6. unkownfl

    unkownfl LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,837

    Why? I'd suggest getting a ECS or H/t/wright bar type hydro walk behind. Pistol grips wear me out and rip my hands up on walls and fences.
  7. tjlco

    tjlco LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 283

    one that works by remote from the truck
  8. Chilehead

    Chilehead LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Stockbridge, GA
    Messages: 1,956

    A hydrostatic-drive walk-behind with a removable sulky would be your best bet.
  9. C&K

    C&K LawnSite Senior Member
    from East TN
    Messages: 295

    One machine? Without a doubt my preference would be a 52'" hydro walk behind with a sulky. Nice size, good production, flexibility and control.
  10. LawnTamer

    LawnTamer LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,986

    Yeah, you don't want to NOT have carpal tunnel syndrome ten years from now.:laugh::laugh::laugh:

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