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01-07-2007, 10:40 PM
I am looking at an exmark turf tracer. 48, 52 or 60 inch. Hydro most likely. My question is this. How many use a floating deck on a walk behind? What are your thoughts? Is a floating deck that much better than a fixed? Is it worth the extra coin? Thanks for the input. -MF
01-07-2007, 10:46 PM
Spend the extra.. not that much more... but is much easier...
01-07-2007, 10:53 PM
I don't run walkbehinds now but did a few years ago. There are 2 things that I like about floating decks. First is height adjustment. Is much easier on a floating deck. Also found that you will get less scalping.
01-07-2007, 11:17 PM
I have used both and fixed deck walkbehinds suck and scalp. i have a turf tracer hp 48 and i love it. I have used scag and did not like it.
01-08-2007, 01:08 AM
For me, floating deck is a absolute must, because I'm constantly changing height. They also definately scalp less.
The only andvantages I can think of with the fixed deck is that it is slightly lighter and slightly shorter overall.
Well worth the extra money.
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