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Hi check out your L.A who may be purging their stock and equipment they no longer need. Some usually have stuff laying around that hardly been used. It goes to auction and can be bought cheap. It may be a bit of a gamble, but if you're lucky you can get a price list there is lots to be had.

 

As for a mower. A new or used honda self propelled roller 476 is the best I have found so far. I bought one off a bloke in manchester an its done me well.

Luke

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Depends what cut size you are looking for. I run a few Efcos from 22" down to 18", and have been very happy with them - the 3 in 1 alloy bodied ones I would definitely recommend. I pick up most of my gear second hand or ex display if I can, as I can fix most things on them. I also use a 21" Craftsman mulcher which I picked up 5 yrs ago for £50 - push only but has HUGE rear wheels which makes her easier to push....

 

I replaced a couple of Kaaz machines with the Efco's - they were good (esp the Honda engines) but I found them HEAVY!!!

 

For rough stuff I have a couple of John Deere 2 strokers, which although they aren't used that much, always bring a smile to my face!

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It's beautiful no issues with it at all. Still getting used to the self drive though, yesterday i cut my own grass then realised i'd been pushing it the entire time.

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It's beautiful no issues with it at all. Still getting used to the self drive though, yesterday i cut my own grass then realised i'd been pushing it the entire time.

Glad you are pleased with it.

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It's beautiful no issues with it at all. Still getting used to the self drive though, yesterday i cut my own grass then realised i'd been pushing it the entire time.

 

A couple of things to watch is the height adjuster stick out quite a bit. Ive pulled off the plastic cover and cut down metal part.

 

Also the drive cables tend to break quite often.

 

Which engine does yours have?

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It has the GCV190 with the auto choke, which was strange as I didn't know that meant no throttle lever.

 

I just cut down the handle now after I read your comment.

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I'm looking at a Husqvana mulching mower. Limited choice through my local guy but need to support our we'll lose him.

 

Dave

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It has the GCV190 with the auto choke, which was strange as I didn't know that meant no throttle lever.

 

I just cut down the handle now after I read your comment.

Many mowers now have an auto choke system and no throttle control.

 

There is, after all, no need to control the revs on a mower. If they are not flat out they are not working properly.

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