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Toro Mower Still Going Strong…After 40 Years

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by Joseph Ferrelli III Winston-Salem, NC My name is Joseph Ferrelli, III, and I live in Winston-Salem North Carolina. Today, March 24, 2011, I started the lawn mowing season with the only lawn mower I have ever owned or used. In 1971, my father bought a Toro 21-inch Whirlwind mower for me to cut the grass. I was 10 years old and we were living in Greenville, South Carolina. My…

Toro-Man

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by Matthew Lawonn Menomonee Falls, WI About seven years ago, my Grandfather and I decided that it was time for a new lawn mower. We both agreed that it would be better for us to go to a dealer, so we can get to know the people behind the name, rather than a “big box store” approach. So, when we walked into the dealership, we knew that we would be…

Tell us why you love your Toro…

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Paul USA I didn’t buy my first Toro. I was 12 or 13 at the time and my Dad had been using a reel type mower from the late 40’s or early 50’s. In the early 60’s he decided (since I was grass cutting age and the reel mower weighed a ton and I could not use it safely) it was time for a new mower. We went to the…

A Toro Snowthrower 25-Years Young

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by Phil Goldberg Long Grove, IL I wanted to take this occasion to thank you for making an excellent snowthrower that has gotten me through nearly 25 Chicagoland winters and that is still going strong. The only thing that has lasted longer is my wife (thank God), but she isn’t as good in the snow. I’m sure she would want to add her appreciation. I have had to replace a…

Tale of a Terrific Toro (or two)

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by Cezar Lewandowski When my wife and I bought our first home in Bloomington, MN in 1975, we needed a lawn mower and a snow thrower for the yard and driveway. I started looking in the paper for a used mower and ran across something called a “Power Handle.” The seller described a thing that had a motor with attachments that included a reel and rotary mower, and a snowthrower…all…