What Type Of Ride On Mower Should I Buy

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by rsmith2, May 18, 2008.

  1. rsmith2

    rsmith2 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 39

    This is my first year in business and I do it part time. I have 10 accounts, 5 of the 10 require me to use my largest mower which is a 52" bobcat walk behind.(older model late 90's) I also have a 36" and 32" exmark w/b. These larger accounts take me 1 1/2 - 2 hours to cut. There are a lot of large properties in my area so the possibility of me getting more large accounts is good. I was thinking of purchasing a ride on mower w/ a vac system. What type of mower do you recommend?

    J.A.G LAWNCARE LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 931

    trade one of your walk behinds in on a bobcat procat if you have a good dealer by you....
  3. IA_James

    IA_James LawnSite Silver Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 2,592

    Or buy a sulky and keep the equipment you have and be faster.

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