1. Missed the live Ask the Expert event?
    Catch up on the conversation with Ken Hutcheson, President of U.S. Lawns in the Franchising forum plus sign up to receive a FREE eBook on how to grow your landscape business.

    Dismiss Notice

walk behinds "yes or no"

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by fyrewalker31, Mar 29, 2005.

  1. fyrewalker31

    fyrewalker31 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 13

    My business partners and I have thought about getting a walk behind due to them being cheaper. But I have heard some bad things about them so what do you guys think
     
  2. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    You're question is vague at best....be more specific and we can help you.
     
  3. lawncare4u

    lawncare4u LawnSite Senior Member
    from S>C>
    Messages: 399

    WB do a good job.I have a Ex-mark and a Bobcat......both good machines! :cool2:
     
  4. TJLC

    TJLC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,308

    I think that depends on YOUR paticular situation if a w/b is good for you. I run w/b's because from what I have used in the past, they seem to suit ME best. Are your area's wide open, or tight, commercials or residentials?. How is your budget? etc... Hope this helps a little. Good luck.
     
  5. Jeff@SGLC.ca

    Jeff@SGLC.ca LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 576

    I"m going to be a total ass and say this question was useless lol. Pretty much every LCO out there is using a WB. Other then that how many partners do u have?
     
  6. crawdad

    crawdad LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,939

    Yes......then again, maybe "no"
     
  7. proenterprises

    proenterprises LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,296

    Walkbehinds are good machines.

    Which trimmer is better Echo or Stihl?
     
  8. JRAZ

    JRAZ LawnSite Member
    from NW
    Messages: 143

    Depends on what kind kind of mowin????????
     
  9. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,526

    Just about every operation can and needs a walkbehind at times
     
  10. MacPhersonlawn

    MacPhersonlawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 170

    In addition to my Z I have a 36" walkbehind. It gets in backyards I cant get my Z, it gives a great cut, is usless in reverse, and is my backup machine. So to answer your question, yes and no.
     

Share This Page