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WTB 48" hydro mower Tri state CT

Discussion in 'Marketplace' started by jaylor1, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. jaylor1

    jaylor1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    Looking to buy a good 48" hydro mower with floating deck preferably,but would consider a fixed deck. I`m located in Connecticut and willing to travel or meet with in 200 miles. Machine doesn`t need to be "like new" condition as I`m only using it for personal use but don`t want a mower that has been put threw the ringer. My lawn is small (12Ksqft)and my 42" tractor cuts the job done but time is money!! :drinkup:

    From what I have been told and been reading a floating deck is easier to adjust than a fixed deck. Is this true? This is the reason I consider the floating deck over the fixed. My lawn is very flat with not many obstacles. I`m open to all suggestions and opinions.

    I`m a turf enthusiast and quality of cut is my number one concern. Thanks



  2. kps2389

    kps2389 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 346

    I have a 44" Toro walkbehind floating deck hydro. I'm in Woodbury, CT. Let me know if your interested.
  3. jaylor1

    jaylor1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    Can you give me more information about the mower? Asking price, Hours,condition,etc. Does that machine have the "T-bar controls"
    Sorry I can not PM, I`m a "newbie". :laugh:
  4. kps2389

    kps2389 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 346

  5. JRS Landscaping

    JRS Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 817

  6. jmullins6987

    jmullins6987 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 98

    Have a dealer in bridgeport with new bob-cat 48" hydro w.b. For $3999 and has the new z- control handles has financing for 0% for 12 months.
  7. hornett22

    hornett22 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 396

    I have a Scag 48" fixed deck Hydro in Glastonbury CT. It's a 95 but it's clean.I got it from a home owner.I never use it.less than 500 hours.No rust dents or cracks.14hp electric start. I won't take less than $1800

    floating or fixed is personal preference.I like fixed because they seem to be smoother.floaters seem to get more stress cracks over time.Again,it's all what you like

    860-916-3290 if you're interested.
  8. jaylor1

    jaylor1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    Thanks guys, I bought a Turf Tracer a few weeks back from a guy in NH.

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