Which should I buy???

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by B&J, Feb 8, 2006.

  1. B&J

    B&J LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    I have a new contract which requires I get a couple of walk behinds. Not sure if I should get a Husky 48" or a Xmark 48"? The Husky will cost me 2762 plus tax the xmark2799 plus tax Which is the better machine???
  2. ALBsun1

    ALBsun1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 114

    X marks the spot.
  3. FinerCutslawnCare

    FinerCutslawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,386

    Definately go with the exmark, they have a really good cut and are reliable!!! And yes, X marks the spot on everywhere you mow!
  4. BufalinoLand

    BufalinoLand LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 400

    Look into Scag

    they will be comparable in price

    Bullet proof units

    thats all I run

    Have a 48 belt

    61 zero

    52 hydro walk behind

    Its all ford or chevy to an extent.

    If you have a dealer near, please look at one, you will see the difference Scag is definitly better built
  5. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,526

    I would check and see which dealer has the best support. I cant really say that the Husky isnt a good mower but that close in price I think I would go with the Exmark.

    PMLAWN LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,534

    Take the 2700 and use it as a down payment on a Hydro unit. If you cut grass to make money than go Hydro. It will cost much less to own as it will produce more.
    If this is a hobby or you want exercize the belt will do fine:p

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