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Sean Clarke replied to Sam Bainbridge's discussion Lawn mower power
"They're in keeping with the 1987 Land Rover pulling them around, which, unfortunately, needs slightly more servicing than the mowers!"
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Adam Pilgrim replied to Sam Bainbridge's discussion Lawn mower power
"Most new machines are intentionally 'under tuned' from the factory to meet noise emmisions targets. Any decent dealer usually will do a quick tune up if asked nicely. Honda's generally need the governor spring moving a hole or two and some Briggs…"
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Sam Bainbridge replied to Sam Bainbridge's discussion Lawn mower power
"My oldest is a SARP with honda engine I find it will quite happily eat the new 1s for breakfast it's a 5.5hp the equivalent new ones are absolutely pathetic I would quite happily pay 5k for a new machine of the same standard "
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Paul Doyle replied to Sam Bainbridge's discussion Lawn mower power
"Impressive!"
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Paul Doyle replied to Sam Bainbridge's discussion Lawn mower power
"Second that. Unreal power and reliability!"
9 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to Sam Bainbridge's discussion Lawn mower power
"My two main mowers are Honda HR194s, both from the '80s! I've upgraded the engines to the modern equivalent engine - the GXV160, and upgraded the handles to those found on the pro Hondas/Lawnflite etc. I service them myself annually and won't be…"
9 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to Sam Bainbridge's discussion Lawn mower power
"I run old mowers. Two servicing firms have said to me that " they don't build them like that anymore".
So do I spend £200 a year keeping them going, or spend £1200+ on a new one and then £200 a year to keep it serviced. I think I will spend my money…"
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Graham Taylor replied to Sam Bainbridge's discussion Lawn mower power
"I would say it's more likely the design of the  mower rather than the "horsepower" that's causing it to struggle. "
10 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to Sam Bainbridge's discussion Lawn mower power
"Honda gxv engine and adjust the revs. This can be done with other engines, but the gxv is my top pick."
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Sam Bainbridge replied to Sam Bainbridge's discussion Lawn mower power
"Even with that don't you find they lack power?"
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Harry@VWGS replied to Sam Bainbridge's discussion Lawn mower power
"Anything with a Kawasaki engine and a high lift blade.."
19 hours ago
Sam Bainbridge posted a discussion
Hello I have a garden maintenance and landscaping business based near Carlisle and I'm looking at changing my mower fleet. Does anyone know which rear roller mower has the largest horsepower? I find the newer machines compared to my 20yr old 1 which…
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Lawn mower power

Hello I have a garden maintenance and landscaping business based near Carlisle and I'm looking at changing my mower fleet. Does anyone know which rear roller mower has the largest horsepower? I find the newer machines compared to my 20yr old 1 which…

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