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Need a new lawnmower
« on: July 26, 2020, 02:52:00 PM »
My current craftsmanship lawnmower of about 35 years is about toast. I decided today I'm in the market for a new one. I have been thinking about a mulcher but decided MEH, not. Any. Ideas on where I'd be get a decent mower? I looked on line at home Depot, fleet farm and Menards.  Also the local hardware store and river power and equipment here in town but to me on line shopping suks. :doofus:

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simply want a gas powered 20 inch lawnmower. No bagger, just a side discharge mower??

Makes, models, brands??? :scratch: :scratch:
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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2020, 03:27:08 PM »
I like huskavarna  brand myself.. had darn good luck with them..  check fleet supply and tractor supply.. 
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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2020, 03:41:43 PM »
35 years is a pretty good run.  Good luck getting that out of your next one - whatever you decide.

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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2020, 03:48:25 PM »
snapper used to make a good small lawn mower too..
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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2020, 03:54:46 PM »
I've seen several people using battery pushers. We've had good luck with the craftsman pushers, but nuttin wrong with Toro and snapper either.. why dont you want a mulcher and bagger for tge garden?


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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #7 on: July 26, 2020, 04:16:51 PM »
I've seen several people using battery pushers. We've had good luck with the craftsman pushers, but nuttin wrong with Toro and snapper either.. why dont you want a mulcher and bagger for tge garden?
I can go to the city lot and get all the grass clippings I want.

I thought long and hard about a mulcher, cost more. And last fall my neighbors might of thought I was goofy when I did this, but I would rake up the maple leaves in my front yard and and dump them in my back yard and then mow them up with the mower. Worked pretty good, so, why not.

And I don't want to be like my dickhead neighbor that has a mulch mower. His is a Honda so that ain't happening either. :happy1:

With that said I may decide on a mulcher but never a bagger. I.  Ain't got time to keep dumping bags with really no place to bring it
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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2020, 05:47:58 PM »
The only time I put the baggers on is last two times in the fall and after dethatching in tge spring, but it is nice having that option.  My old neighbor had a Honda pusher, sucker had a lower and upper set of blades like my old mtd rider, cut like the dickens.

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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2020, 05:52:43 PM »
Quote from:  link=topic=39918.msg353847#msg353847 date=1595796890


And I don't want to be like my dickhead neighbor


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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #10 on: July 26, 2020, 05:53:16 PM »
The only time I put the baggers on is last two times in the fall and after dethatching in tge spring, but it is nice having that option.  My old neighbor had a Honda pusher, sucker had a lower and upper set of blades like my old mtd rider, cut like the dickens.
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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #11 on: July 26, 2020, 05:57:44 PM »
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And I don't want to be like my dickhead neighbor


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Yea you wouldn't be saying that if he was your neighbor. They called the cops on my other neighbor for crossing the boundary with his rider because he was mowing around some ornamental bush he had. :doofus: :doofus: like really??? :pouty:
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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #12 on: July 26, 2020, 06:02:51 PM »
Quote from:  link=topic=39918.msg353847#msg353847 date=1595796890


And I don't want to be like my dickhead neighbor


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Yea you wouldn't be saying that if he was your neighbor. They called the cops on my other neighbor for crossing the boundary with his rider because he was mowing around some ornamental bush he had. :doofus: :doofus: like really??? :pouty:

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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #13 on: July 26, 2020, 06:06:04 PM »
Quote from:  link=topic=39918.msg353847#msg353847 date=1595796890


And I don't want to be like my dickhead neighbor


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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #14 on: July 26, 2020, 06:06:19 PM »
Mom had an early Honda  just like the 1 Boober described, ours at home is a Craftsman, the 1 up here is a cheapy(~$100) & a Weedeater, used to be Lawnboy, I think.  :scratch: Husqvarna 24 hp Kawasaki/48" cut rider up here along with the almost 30 year old Craftsman/42"
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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #15 on: July 26, 2020, 06:07:23 PM »
Quote from:  link=topic=39918.msg353847#msg353847 date=1595796890


And I don't want to be like my dickhead neighbor


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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #16 on: July 26, 2020, 06:17:36 PM »
Just so we cover all Da bases here Glenn. I just wanted ta remind ya of da 10th commandment.

“You shall not covet your neighbor's house; you shall not covet your neighbor's wife, nor his male servant, nor his female servant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is your neighbor's.”

Now just sit down and relax  :popcorn: while forgeting about any of dem crazy  revenge :taz: ideas wit da neighbor.
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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #17 on: July 26, 2020, 06:24:19 PM »
 :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao: life's to short for that.

However back in the day when I used the real farm raised fertilizer I sure snickered when we had a south wind. I'd wait an extra 4-5 days before I tilled it in. :nerd: :nerd: :nerd:
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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #18 on: July 26, 2020, 07:05:32 PM »
Lawn boy makes a pretty good mower

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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #19 on: July 26, 2020, 08:04:34 PM »
Toro!
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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #20 on: July 26, 2020, 08:14:27 PM »
Maybe I'll borrow a few of Dotch's sheep for the summer months.  :scratch: free lawn care AND fertilizer. :happy1: :rotflmao:
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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #21 on: July 27, 2020, 07:14:20 AM »
We have a toro also. 5 years old now. Been good so far.  :happy1:
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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #22 on: July 27, 2020, 09:34:20 AM »
You knew I had to post this...
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« Reply #23 on: July 27, 2020, 10:19:40 AM »
Self propelled too.  ;) :rotflmao:
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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #24 on: July 27, 2020, 10:36:16 AM »
Part of the Green New Deal... :happy1:
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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #25 on: July 27, 2020, 11:12:06 AM »
I like huskavarna  brand myself.. had darn good luck with them..  check fleet supply and tractor supply..

Hate to say but I bought one of these for my wife-Hates it.  Throws dust up like a dust storm!  :thumbs:
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Re: Need a new lawnmower
« Reply #26 on: July 27, 2020, 11:15:39 AM »
Lawn boy makes a pretty good mower

Used to, now it's got a China 4 stroker motor on it like everything else!  :pouty:
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« Reply #27 on: July 27, 2020, 11:43:15 AM »
Part of the Green New Deal... :happy1:
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