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12-03-11, 07:58 AM   #1  
lawn mower

i am starting my search for a lawn mower. and this is the time of the year to buy one.

what do ya think of this one ? and i am in no hurry.
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12-03-11, 10:54 AM   #2  
Yeah looks good. Neutral ? ( Clutch blade engage? ) and rear wheel drive!!! I would buy it in a second.

But hey this looks good. I would go look and see.

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Although I would shoot this guy an offer and scoop up one of these.

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12-04-11, 07:44 AM   #3  
cool, i think i will check it out.

i can't have a rider = not enough storage space for it. and i doubt i will have a yard large enough to need one.

 
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12-04-11, 09:51 AM   #4  
I'd be tempted to wait until you found your new home. That way you'll have a better idea of what you need


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12-04-11, 10:29 AM   #5  
Uhh ohh...here it comes...everyone likes there own kind of stuff.

I've never bought a full price mower...but I've also never bought "used" (ok...maybe private party would be a better term). You just don't know how they have been taken care of.

I go to places and look for last years model, or factory/dealer repaired with a warranty, or dealer shops for machines that were never paid for and picked up. Most shops will give you a warranty on a used machine...very few private owners would.

Personally I like big rear wheel with front wheel drive, but that depends on the lawn.


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12-04-11, 11:33 AM   #6  
Posted By: marksr I'd be tempted to wait until you found your new home. That way you'll have a better idea of what you need
i was thinking that. but i have yet to look at a place that has a large yard.

 
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12-04-11, 11:37 AM   #7  
Posted By: Gunguy45 You just don't know how they have been taken care of.

I go to places and look for last years model, or factory/dealer repaired with a warranty, or dealer shops for machines that were never paid for and picked up. Most shops will give you a warranty on a used machine...very few private owners would.
sure. but if it works well on the spot. getting it home and doing some maintenance should make it last. its a gamble, sure. but isn't life.

i don't know about doing all that. i could spend weeks driving around and still come off with nothing. but thanx for the tip.

 
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