Timemaster vs used 32-36"

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bmurph, Mar 27, 2013.

  1. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
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    I agree with the comments about Briggs&Stratton engines... they used to be "Thee Standard" but I hate them in so many ways with the stupid ideas and poor construction...

    SO,,, does the commercial 30 exmark/toro have a good engine, like a Honda???
  2. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
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    i will stick with my toro 32. its got 4 real ground speeds and can pull a sulky-and 12.5 hp
  3. LawnMan19

    LawnMan19 LawnSite Gold Member
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    The commercial has a kawasaki.
  4. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
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    I'll have to check that out... thanks...
  5. GrassGuerilla

    GrassGuerilla LawnSite Bronze Member
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    The new 30" Toro's will almost certainly be parts donors LONG before even a used commercial 32". While there is a place for them, most would do better with the used walk behind. I have the Kaw on my Toro 21". It's great there. Sure wouldnt want to cut dense Zoysia with it on a 30". As Lawnboy Dan said, ill keep my Toro 32". At roughly double the HP, with the ability to pull a sulky, it makes it a lot easier when the heat comes.
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  6. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
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    The purpose of the Timemaster is to have a pushmower that can operate w/out taking so many trips around the yard and with a lot less damage around obstacles than a rider...

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