To anyone who wants to buy a murray

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by lawnboy87, Aug 17, 2002.

  1. lawnboy87

    lawnboy87 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 23

    My dad has a murray 22 inch mower with a briggs 6.0 HP motor. It also has FWD, and Electric Start. IT SUCKS. the FWD has no effect when the mower is tilted back, and nevertheless, it is slow. What do you think?:realmad:
  2. Administrator

    Administrator Administrator
    Messages: 865

    Shouldnt this be in the homeowner forum?

    That piece of equipment is not even close to a commerical unit.
  3. kerr lawn

    kerr lawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 154

    waste of time, money, effort and it should be driven off a cliff
  4. I'd quit :cry: :cry: :cry: or he will get you one of these to work with.

    new mower.jpg
  5. ProMo

    ProMo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,468

    how do i post an mpg file ive got a 21" being blasted with an ak-47
  6. vipermanz

    vipermanz LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,773

    even though it's no where near a commercial brand , i thought manufacturer flame posts were not allowed:confused:
  7. Rhett

    Rhett LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,071

    Heck, I have two trim mowers, one is a snapper high vac and the other is a 22 murray. The murray has a bunch and I do mean a bunch of hours on it and it still works. Not proud of it but that dang thing has made a bunch of money.
  8. Albemarle Lawn

    Albemarle Lawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,544

    So profitable, yet I gave mine a sledgehammer adjustment in my driveway one day when it wouldn't start.

    The next week a chunk of shattered aluminum from the engine cut the sidewall on a brand new tire on my Bronco. :mad:
  9. Alanky

    Alanky LawnSite Member
    Messages: 67

    Promo Lawn

    I have seen that video :D It has been awhile , but isnt it a red mower (cant remember brand name) with a yellow engine? If it is then thats the one I saw, and there is actually two vid's of it being blasted. One with the ak-47 and one with some other type of gun. The best part is that the mower is running ;)

    Albemarle Lawn

    I know how you feel! Its fustrating when you cant get something started isnt it? Really fustrating when it wont start and your working on it, but cant figure it out. I was messing with an old Crapsman trimmer that was that way, and my parents pulled in the driveway right as i had it over my head by the string head slamming the engine onto the driveway :D Hey it made me feel better! LOL
  10. awm

    awm LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,354

    ithink u need to keep it cause they have little, used value. its just made to do a certain job,and sounds like it will do that.
    imho it needs to be used by someone needing exercize, or what ever.
    not much of a lco type machine imo.
    but ive never owned have a similar machine that i use to mow my dads grave . dont even know what make it is ,but a 4.5 briggs motor. perfect to thro in the truck for the 80 mile round trip
    every 2 wks.

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