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Old 07-25-2010, 04:57 PM
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Default Mower Died

This week my 26 year old Snapper Commercial push mower died. It's time to look for a replacement.

Looking for something that will last me another 20 years.

Whats your opinion of the best 22" Cut push/self propelled mower available. Options: Bagger, Mulcher, or Side discharge.

Ive heard:
Snapper -The quality has gone down?
Honda - Plastic parts that wear out fast?
Exmark - ??
Toro - ??
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Old 07-25-2010, 08:48 PM
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I've got a four stroke lawn boy that has held up really well so far..
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Old 07-26-2010, 07:21 AM
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My Toro is going on 10 years, No problems other than those I caused myself , ( bent bagger bar - Chipped blades ) Just regular yearly checkup , Plug , fliter ,,, but again its 10 years old and was built to those standards --- My toro guy did tell me to start using the 89 gas, Less corn Alcohol in it than 87
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Old 07-26-2010, 08:10 AM
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Honda commerical. However, you won't find those at your local hardware store and they cost a bunch.
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Old 07-26-2010, 11:48 AM
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My Craftsman 16.5 briggs and stratton still running after 17yrs. Everybody laughed when I bought a Sears riding mower. Well I,ve taken care of it! Changed the filter and oil 2 times a year and keep the blades sharp.
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Old 07-27-2010, 05:31 PM
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i am a big fan of the Honda mowers.
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Old 07-27-2010, 08:08 PM
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Bad Boy push mowers @ Tractor Supply. Pro motors on it even have a small oil filter to help extend life. The deck is made of a lot heavier steel than most current models.
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Old 08-01-2010, 10:49 AM
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Exmark all the way
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Old 08-03-2010, 09:28 PM
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Honda HR17, about $700, 21" cut. My friend's dad has been using his for 10+ years and has never had a second's trouble out of it. Never even been in the shop.
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Old 08-17-2010, 01:48 PM
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Husqvarna with a Honda engine.
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