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    Lawnmower info

    Anyone delt with Torro brand? Good bad ugly?
    What would you recommend?

    About time I stopped stealing the in law's so I'm after something decent with a heap of grunt and a large cutting area.
    Under a 1k would be nice.

    Thanks in advance

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    Take it from me..one who has heaps of lawn. Get yourself a nz made lawn master mower. Solid reliable and strong. Good grungy brigs and start engines. Pick your hp. Recommended by me.

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    Masport, or what sakokid said
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    Masport.
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    These are the 3 I have been looking at, the thing I like about the Torro is they all have the 190cc Briggs and Stratton but the torro has a massive 60-90mm more cutting area, vertical storage and a 3 year warranty on everything where masport is only 2 years on engine, but 6 years on chassis (they all have AU chassis). Torro is also self propelled for the Mrs.

    Masport has always had a good name though....

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    I've had my lawnmaster for 15yrs I'd say easily, only repowered it a couple of month ago
    Body still in great nic, I'd recommend them based only on my experience with one.
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    Masport is not made in nz anymore.
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    Might be going down the Toro line, was having a chat with my mate who worked for parkland the importer and says they are awesome. And he is pretty anal with things like that. Only draw back is a steel body.

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    Lawn master all the way from me too. 190cc Ali chassis and if you get the mulch model no clippings


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    I wouldn't go steel deck. Ali can handle impact better and doesn't rust.
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    make sure the one you get has a sturdy height adjustment mechanism. A lot of the lower priced mowers have flimsy , pressed-steel linkages that wear fast and then your mower sits on an agle and you getan uneven cut.

    And check what sort of bearings it has in the wheels . The cheapy mowers have plastc bushes that wear real fast and the wheels get wobby , which will likely piss you off too.
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    Lawnmower info

    I'm with Jakewire and Chrome. A Lawnmaster was given to us for a wedding present almost 14 years ago. Never missed s beat. Really easy to start every time.
    Only problem is its developed a leak in the fuel tank... Only leaks when full

    I have a second hand walker mower with catcher for my lifestyle block now so it doesn't get as much use.

    John

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    Also made by steelfort in palmy, to the best of my knowledge. Or at least used to be

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sako 243 View Post
    I'm with Jakewire and Chrome. A Lawnmaster was given to us for a wedding present almost 14 years ago. Never missed s beat. Really easy to start every time.
    Only problem is its developed a leak in the fuel tank... Only leaks when full

    I have a second hand walker mower with catcher for my lifestyle block now so it doesn't get as much use.

    John
    That's a coincidence. I've just been making up a bracket to hold a pit bike fuel tank on mine after the original developed a crack.
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    Old masport have great frames, and Briggs and Stratton 190 cc is what I have, tremendous but thirsty, if you have hills get one of those and you are good to go.

 

 

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