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Who manufactures Leso mowers?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by nova385, Oct 14, 2002.

  1. nova385

    nova385 LawnSite Member
    from Mid MI
    Messages: 69

    Who manufactures Leso mowers? The Z-2 is what I'm asking about. Looks like a textorn.
  2. f350

    f350 Banned
    from mi
    Messages: 424

  3. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,087

    MTD as in like the Cub Tank??? Or a totally different design???

    I don't have a local Lesco and have been waiting for info to come in the mail on the Z 2 for a while now. I'm about to forget about it.
  4. dlandscaping

    dlandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    from mass
    Messages: 835

    AYP or american yard products makes white lesco cub mtd sears poulan pro troy bilt and a few others
  5. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,087

    I was not aware that AYP had anything to do with MTD. I thought AYP was only making brands like Sears, Poulan Pro, and Husqvarna lawn tractors.

    MTD is making a ton of stuff or owns the company itself. They make Yard Machine, White Outdoor, Troy Built, Huskee, Yardman and a zillion other off names. They bought Cub Cadet as a whole. I was told this was an ordeal where they became quite in debt with MTD and at the same time MTD wanted them as a means for replacement of the MTD pro line.
  6. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Messages: 10,812

    Yeah what envy said!
  7. Art Stubbs handy 58

    Art Stubbs handy 58 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 132

    MTD owns alot of the off brand items even the Cub Cadet and White Brands, MTD even makes John Deere W/B boy what a shame all that money for the green name and you could just go to Wal-Mart for around $300 to $500 less...But thats Corporate Buisness for you.:dizzy:
  8. nova385

    nova385 LawnSite Member
    from Mid MI
    Messages: 69

    Dose anyone here own a z-2 (or a cub tank if it is the same ) or know someone that dose? Would like an opinion on on how well they hold up.
  9. Alan Bechard

    Alan Bechard LawnSite Member
    Messages: 175

    I do not know what a z2 is but I have an M48 Tank that is a couple of months old.

    Happy with it so far. Wish there were aftermarket blades available.

    I almost did not buy because of the spindles but they actually have a bolt through them so they are easy / cheap to replace. I like that.

    We will probably buy another mower next summer to replace our 60" Dixon, it will probably be another Lazer Z 60" with Kawasaki. The Tank would have been a Lazer if I could have gotton one from the dealer that I wanted to deal with.

    Any specific questions? I am happy with it overall, I dont drive it, but I do maintain them and it has been easy so far. My wife and the lady that works with her, would tell me real quick if they were not satisfied though.

    Al B
  10. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,087


    Thanks for posting. I have some questions for you! I've been checking an M48 Tank with the fabricated deck $5,999. Does that sound like a fair price? Everything looks like a good clean design to me. I like the deck rollers alot. But, I can't remember if it has a hydro oil cooler??? Is that really important?

    I'm bouncing back and forth between several models. I just can't seem to put my finger on much that separates them.

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