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wb or ztr main mower

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by racer56, Mar 9, 2007.

  1. racer56

    racer56 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 285

    Looking at Snapper mowers due to a dealer close to me. I need another 21 as mine is dead but looking to add a bigger mower as well. Th e 48 hydro wb and 500 series ztr are less than 50 bucks apart. 5000 out the door for the ztr with the dealer keeping the rebate, he said the 5k was a cash price I guess. All I have used for the last year while starting over was a commercial 21. With only enough money for one which should I get and why...
    Is 5k a good price and how does anyone like either. Typing on a pocket pc is a pain, my computer is dead as well. Looks like I'm going to be spending some money soon.
     
  2. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,547

    I am not farmiliar with snapper, but a ztr will save fatigue in summer. All we use is ztr's. Have a gravely 34z for the backyards. So I would go with the ztr. Many other uses as well. We have a little trailer to put sod/mulch/rocks... in as well and a w/b couldnt do that.

    As far as the pocket pc. If its a hp they selll a foldable keypad that expands and is just like the keyboard of a computer. Best buy, and all the big places have them. If you use it alot its a great thing to have.
     
  3. Shades of Green LService

    Shades of Green LService LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,011

    Get a Stand on mower, they are priced right in the middle of a hydro WB or a Mid mount ZTR. I love stand ons, infact i want to get rid of my Zmaster and get another Wright Mower. GL
    -Jay
     

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