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dannyboy20
06-19-2007, 10:49 PM
Im in Massachusetts and it seems like every other trailer has Wright standers followed closely by walker. What about everybody else ?

txgrassguy
06-19-2007, 10:57 PM
Talking only about commercial machines, the following is pretty typical:
Gravely (8 - mine), ExMark, Hustler, and some Bad Boy and Ever Ride.
I have seen a few Walkers but they just aren't the machine for the usual acre plus property down here.

STRINGALATION
06-19-2007, 11:59 PM
number 1 and 2 and 3 is scag then exmark

elite lawns
06-20-2007, 02:28 AM
most ppl have lawn boys

Big M LawnnSnow
06-20-2007, 04:25 AM
I see alot of Scags and Exmarks

rodfather
06-20-2007, 05:42 AM
Scags, Ferris, and Exmark

Tim Wright
06-20-2007, 07:10 AM
Exmark, Scag, and Deere, Ferris is coming along.

Tim

okeefl
06-20-2007, 07:16 AM
Dixie Chopper down here.

Bigray
06-20-2007, 07:26 AM
ALL OF THEM, exmark,dixie,toro,scag,woods,walker,wright,a few grasshoppers,gravely,kubota's

DLAWNS
06-20-2007, 08:24 AM
Toro, Exmark, Walker, Wright Standers just blew up around here big time, and the occasional Bobcat, cub cadet, or scag.

GreenN'Clean
06-20-2007, 08:27 AM
I see a lot of guys using Exmark, Hustler, Kubota,

MOW PRO LAWN SERVICE
06-20-2007, 08:47 AM
SCAG and EXMARK and a toss between grasshopper and cub cadet then Dixie.

DBL
06-20-2007, 08:54 AM
mostly all exmarks we run exmarks dixie chopper and toro

Sandgropher
06-20-2007, 08:59 AM
In Western Australia its all cylinder mowers on residential, you will see none of the above mowers on a Ressy block.

dannyboy20
06-20-2007, 09:22 AM
Saw a trailer this morning with 3 standers. Those things are all over the place.

KS_Grasscutter
06-20-2007, 09:38 AM
4 of the 5 BIG guys run Dixon, with JX85 Deere wb's. The other (maybe biggest in town?) runs Walkers with a mix of about all 21"s. For the smaller opperations, there are LOTS more Dixons and Walkers, then a couple Hustlers and like 2 Exmarks. Also two Dixie Choppers mixed in. There are also 2 crews that run 2 Grasshoppers each.

Tadams
06-20-2007, 10:07 AM
Exmarks and Walkers are by far the top choices around here.

Budget
06-20-2007, 10:21 AM
Xmark, Scag, Ferris, Hustler, Toro, and Deere, in that order. I do see some other brands but these are the common one's that i see every day.

martinfan06
06-20-2007, 10:53 AM
In order from most to lest Toro, dixie chopper ,scag.

STRINGALATION
06-20-2007, 11:25 AM
In Western Australia its all cylinder mowers on residential, you will see none of the above mowers on a Ressy block.

what is that!:confused: :confused:

awood0909
06-20-2007, 11:40 AM
here most everyone uses toro

RedMax Man
06-20-2007, 08:03 PM
Im in Massachusetts and it seems like every other trailer has Wright standers followed closely by walker. What about everybody else ?

Man are you ever right about that. Although in my area i'd say there are more Walkers than Wright standers. Some companies thats their main mower, Walker, i see many trailers with 2 or 3 on them. I also see many Standers, thats def. going to be the next mower i purchase. For large zero-turns, the Exmark Lazer Z's are very popular. Scag and Ferris walkbehinds are very common.

LindblomRJ
06-20-2007, 11:06 PM
Most around here run cheap 21" a couple run John Deere riders (not ZTRs) I think I am about the only one here that uses a larger WB and a Toro at that.

On the State property (capitol and other governement buildings John Deere "out front" mowers.

The city uses larger Toro front mowers.

BQLC
06-21-2007, 12:49 PM
Where I live it is mostly Scag and Exmark. I work in La. and all I see over there is Dixie Chopper I figure it depends on the dealer availability

POPO4995
06-21-2007, 05:22 PM
1) Deere
2) Exmark & Dixie tie
3) Toro (one company runs Toro and they only have 1 machine)
4) Ferris (one company has only one Ferris 72")

In that order

SSS 18734
06-21-2007, 05:41 PM
I would say half of the LCO's around here use wright standers as their primary mowers. Gravely seems to be the #1 choice for walkbehinds. But I also see plenty of Ferris, Scag, Dixie Chopper, and Exmark ZTR's.

Toro, Walker, Grasshopper, Kubota, and John Deere's are pretty rare.

kieferslawn
06-21-2007, 06:42 PM
What I see the most are Exmark, feris, toro, scag, deere. Exmark and Ferris is by far the most common around here.

fiveoboy01
06-21-2007, 08:14 PM
Scag by far around here, then great dane. I'd say exmark is 3rd followed by ferris and wright tying for 4th. Of course this is just what I see.

Turf Terror
06-21-2007, 08:33 PM
Most of the small LCO's run Dixie Choppers, but on the big commercial properties I see a lot of Scags. Miami-Dade county puts out for bids on maintaining the medians and roadsides of US1. Seems like all the guys who've won a section in my area are using Scags.
I use a Scag Wildcat 52in deck, with the liquid-cooled Kawasaki; and a Snapper 36in hydro walk-behind.

Southernscapes Lawncare
06-21-2007, 08:55 PM
In my area I know Exmark is the number one mower with John Deere in second, and Scag third. Theres also some Walkers, Dixie Choppers and Great Danes. I have an Exmark 60" Lazer Z and an Exmark 52" Turf Tracer HP.

Sydenstricker Landscaping
06-21-2007, 09:12 PM
Here, tons and tons of Walkers and Standers/Sentars. Then Scag and Dane with a few Dixie Choppers. Really dont see many eXmarks or the rest. A few have some junky ass Lesco mowers:laugh:

dbroken64
06-21-2007, 09:14 PM
Around here it is mostly Exmark,Scag,and DixieChopper ztrs. I been seeing a few Hustlers too but not that many.

lawnspecialties
06-21-2007, 10:05 PM
If I had to guess here in Raleigh, I'd first say Toro, Deere, and Hustler run a very close 1,2,3.

Then probably Exmark, Cub Cadet, Gravely, Everride, Scag, Kubota, Ferris, and Dixie.

Oddly enough, you rarely see any stander type mowers or Walkers.

MeadowsLawnCare
06-23-2007, 05:39 AM
Almost everyone around here has scag, one bigger lco uses encore, and i see a lot of toro wb and huster z's I honestly don't see exmark around that much which is weird.

SoloSulkySurfer
06-23-2007, 11:12 AM
Exmarks seem to be most popular here

justanotherlawnguy
06-23-2007, 12:27 PM
eXmark, Toro, then Scag seem to rule the Tampa area..

deere615
06-23-2007, 09:14 PM
alot of toro and exmark and a few lesco's around me

lawnboyCO
06-23-2007, 09:52 PM
I see nothing but Walkers on a daily basis but then again there manufactured about 20 miles from here.

mjohn
06-24-2007, 01:25 PM
exmark metro and gravely wbs

POPO4995
06-24-2007, 05:06 PM
I have never seen a Scag or Walker around here. Ever:confused: Of course, it's Deere Country!

APV's Mowing
06-24-2007, 11:50 PM
1. Scag
2. Exmark
3. Toro
4. mix of everything else
almost everybody has a Scag or Exmark as their main lawn mower, toro or lawnboy 21"s and a some use others...but most popular is Scag EVERBODY has one, every dealer around here sells them

zak406
06-25-2007, 12:21 AM
alot of toro and exmark and a few lesco's around me

i live in irwin pa 40 minutes away from pittsburgh and all i see is walker (especially), exmark, and cub cadet, also most walk behinds are toro belt drives

naten07
07-14-2007, 12:16 AM
I know how you feel dannyboy. I'll drive along with my Farris and feel like I'm one of the few who doesn't own a stander

hess
07-15-2007, 09:19 AM
Scag, Toro, Deere down here

thesargent
07-15-2007, 02:44 PM
no joke, Craftsman 21 inchers, then Honda 21's. i have a 36 husqvarna, there are 2 solo lco's with ExMark 36's, one LCO with an ancient bunton 36, thats it. there are 4 lco's in my town that have a w/b mower bigger than 21 inches. ive seen ONE commercial ZTR here, same guy with one of the exmark w/b.

Vikings
07-15-2007, 04:31 PM
I see a lot of John Deere riders here and almost large wb. I've only seen two large wb in use this year and I have one of them.

fool32696
07-15-2007, 10:06 PM
Hustlers are taking over my area. I just bought a super z on Friday. Demo one and you'll switch over.

KS_Grasscutter
07-15-2007, 10:13 PM
Starting to see some more Grasshoppers around... Walker too. I think you can put my name on the Walker list here in about a week hopefully :)

DillonsLawnCare
07-15-2007, 10:24 PM
i live in brentwood, tennessee

1. toro
2. exmark
3. scag
4. dixie chopper

ACutAbovesiny
07-15-2007, 10:26 PM
21" lawnboys. Not many ride ons or zturns in my area.

DSLND
07-15-2007, 10:48 PM
Heres the Central IL List:

1. Grasshopper Front Mount Mowers (Big company runs them)

2. Toro/eXmark Z's

3. Dixie Chopper Z's

Very rarely do you see any John Deere, Standers, Ferris and other brands. I personally, run all Toro mowers and STIHL hand helds.

-Mitch-

americanlawn
07-16-2007, 05:27 PM
Here3 it's Exmark. Then John Deere.

jt5019
07-16-2007, 06:21 PM
1. Scag
2. Exmark
3. Toro

Then a few random ones here and there...almost never see dixie choppers

4curbappeal
07-16-2007, 08:18 PM
(1.)Ferris (2.)ExMark (3.) Hustler (4.)Dixie

kmann
07-22-2007, 11:22 AM
Every conceivable Mower made. If they make it, someone down here will be using it.

Kid With A Mower
07-23-2007, 10:39 PM
Exmarks and Scags a few walkers and Grasshoppers.