What Mower Should I Get

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawnguy27, Feb 13, 2011.

  1. lawnguy27

    lawnguy27 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 181

    What 36 mower should I get? I was thinking about getting a Exmark but I couldn't decide. I will buying a 36 when my Toro bites the dust. Then after I make more money ill be buying a 48 or 52. I need a 36 to get through gates. Thanks for the help!
  2. yeayea14

    yeayea14 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 158

    I would go for the Exmark
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  3. mowerdude777

    mowerdude777 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,735

    I also would sugest exmark.
  4. PL&L

    PL&L LawnSite Member
    Messages: 119

    i can get an exmark s series 36" for $4699 but i also have this hustler dealer who can get me a trimstar 36" for $4460, should i spend the extra few hundred to get the exmark?

  5. gasracer

    gasracer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,049

    I didn't like the controls on the Hustlers and since Toro discontinued some of there 36" line I decided to go with Gravely over the Exmark. I wanted the T-bar controls.
  6. epm

    epm LawnSite Member
    Messages: 54

    Alot of it is person preference. Have you done your homework on the dealer's? Talk with them and ask them why you should buy from them? What will they do different for you than the next shop down the road? If your waiting for one mower to "bite the dust" then I'm assuming you have no back up? Will the dealer have a back up mower available to you while yours is down? Do they have units you can demo? Also, ask them for the reps name and number and see where you can get with them.
    Its not always about the equipment you buy, but the service you receive after they deposit your check.
  7. SkinnyVinny

    SkinnyVinny LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 262

    get a Wright Stander 36" rapid height and never look back :walking:
  8. rmslawns

    rmslawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 161

    Hustler is a good mower. I have the 48 trimstar and have no complaints with the H bar controls. Try it out and see what you think. Other guys I know swear by the brands they have, so try them and compare. Good Luck.

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