View Full Version : Choose a Mower

02-08-2006, 10:18 AM
I've narrowed my choices to 3 zero turn 60"+ mowers. Which would you choose based on your experiences considering performance, maintenance and price?

Exmark 27 HP liquid cooled
Scag 27 HP liquid cooled
Lesco 25 HP

02-08-2006, 10:44 AM
Are these brand new '06 mowers? Because I don't see a 27 HP L/C mower for Exmark...

Lux Lawn
02-08-2006, 11:25 AM
I recently purchased an Exmark Rider,it was a leftover 2005 model.We also have a Scag w/b and love it,one of the best cutting machine's we use.Their riders are fantastic as well.While I have never used a Lesco Rider before I do know people in the business that own them and like them.For the money I don't think you can go wrong with a Lesco Rider.They are cheaper price wise then the other two mowers listed by far,so if it come down to price for you stick with the Lesco.

02-08-2006, 02:47 PM
Ferris is my choice.

Travis Followell
02-08-2006, 04:38 PM
Ferris or Hustler would be my choice but I voted for the Lesco because they are the lowest priced machine and just as good if not better than the Scag and Exmark. The only thing about the Lesco is your getting a lesser engine by it being air cooled and a little less hp.

Blessed 1
02-08-2006, 10:54 PM
Exmark XS 31 HP

02-08-2006, 10:57 PM
consider the everride warrior if you have a good dealer in your area. They have some great features.

green acres lawns
02-09-2006, 01:16 AM
My first z was a 60" 23 hp lc lazer. Still going strong after 1500 hrs. But my last 2 have been Scags(52" and 72"). If the exmark starts giving me trouble it will be replaced with a 61" tiger or wildcat.

02-09-2006, 08:17 AM
We run all Great Dane stuff here and the quality of cut is second to none!

Great machines at awesome prices.

02-09-2006, 08:48 AM
John Deere Z traks

K&L Landscaping
02-09-2006, 09:45 AM
John Deere 777 60" with a 29-hp Kawasaki liquid cooled engine. I like it almost as well as my 997 diesel.

MJM landscaping
02-09-2006, 09:48 AM
I think basically most machines are good, its all in how good of a dealer you have and how close they are.

I know my dealer gives me a brand new loaner whenever mine is down.

02-10-2006, 11:00 PM
I have 2 - 2005 Exmark 27HP L/C ZTR. Love them and wouldn't trade them for any other mower on the market. I guess since 2005 was the last year for the 27 HP L/C models, I will keep these until they rust down.

02-10-2006, 11:04 PM
Cub cadets TANKS!!!! They sure have done us good:)