walk behinds

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by splatz100, Nov 21, 2004.

  1. splatz100

    splatz100 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 647

    im looking at 2 walk behinds

    Gravely Pro-G 32"
    Ferris 32"

    I know the ferris is a hydro and the gravely is belt but i think i would get better service from the Gravely dealer.

  2. Green Care

    Green Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 530

    Depends on your relationship I think.
  3. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    If it's a new machine, I would go hydro vs. belt regardless of the dealer IMO
  4. eXtreme Lawns XLS

    eXtreme Lawns XLS Banned
    Messages: 17

    farris 36" junk own one
  5. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    No, it's Ferris, not farris. BTW, how many Gravely's do you own as well so as to make a unbiased, professional comparison?
  6. Elawncare

    Elawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 17

    I have an Encore 32 and it has worked great for me.
  7. cleancutccl

    cleancutccl LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 698

    I have a pro-G 36", it runs great but buy a hydro if you go with gravely. If you're comparing two hydros go with whichever gives you a better dealer.
  8. Texas Mower Parts

    Texas Mower Parts LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 472

    If you want the 32" from Gravely, you'd better hurry up and buy it. Gravely will no longer make the 32" deck for 05'. It will become a 34" and will adjust like a typical fixed deck, on the front w/ spacers.
  9. s and s mowing

    s and s mowing LawnSite Member
    from ky
    Messages: 241

    i know im gonna get slamed,but demoed a ferris 32 and could have bought it for 1300,but i tried a exmarkbelt drive and there aint no comparison.that 32 is a single hydro and will kill you turning that thing.i passed on the ferris and bought exmark.also the ferris has about 2 hrs on it,a guy traded it for a turftracer.he said it was killing him too.just my thoughts
  10. jtkplc

    jtkplc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,656

    What other changes are Gravely making for 05?

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