North Carolina Contractor Wins Walker Mower at GIE+EXPO 2014

Joel Owen of Landsmen Forest, Lawn & Garden wins Model T25i with 48-inch deck.

Joel Owen of Landsmen Forest, Lawn & Garden in Banner Elk, NC, was the winner of a Walker Mower Model T25i with a 48-inch collection deck, a prize valued at $14,000. Owen was selected on October 24 at the GIE+EXPO 2014 in Louisville, KY, from a pool of over 300 entrants who visited the Walker booth and used the Walker productivity calculator to see how much more productive they could be with the Walker Mower than competitive products. Owen later picked up his mower at Rhinehart’s Saw & Lawn in Marion, NC.

Owen says his visit to the GIE+EXPO had a specific purpose, and he believes he found it with the Walker. "While we feel like we have always provided great service with a product to match, our primary goal at the GIE show was to find products that would enhance our final results even more," Owen says. "We have always been familiar with the Walker family of mowers, but maybe thought we had to focus on walk-behinds and other zero-turns." See video

Walker also offers a special thanks to Kohler Engines who donated the EFI engine for the mower that was given away. 

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