What equipment would you buy if you were me?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by hanserus, Apr 25, 2007.

  1. hanserus

    hanserus LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

    My apologies in advance if this is a reporst, I searched the site but didn't find the exact information.

    Basically, I'm looking to purchase a riding 0-turn lawmower which can be a snowplower in the winter. What makes/models would you suggest? The chap in the home depot store said that it's basically an add on feature equipment which you can get for pretty much any ride on lawnmower. Is this correct? What is the name of this equipment?

    Thanks in advance.
  2. hanserus

    hanserus LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

    .................... Anyone?
  3. fiveoboy01

    fiveoboy01 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,988

    What kind of mower are you going to buy?

    JRCO inc. has snowplows that bolt onto the front of a ZTR, you might want to check their website and see what makes/models of mower they make the mounting brackets for.

  4. Nathan Robinson

    Nathan Robinson LawnSite Senior Member
    from 47712
    Messages: 317

    Stay out of home depot. They dont understand turfgrass nor the business. Get a walker and thank me l8er
  5. hanserus

    hanserus LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

    Thanks for everyone's help guys.

    I need a residential unit, 48"-52" blade, zero-point turn and something that can make it plow snow in the winter. In terms of brands I'm considering either John Deere or Cub Cadet. The return on investment i'll be getting is good and price is really not that much of an issue.

    I'll dig deeper into the links and info you have provided first thing tomorrow morning. If anyone has any more suggestions, please don't consider it a big chore to post it up.


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