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Moore Mowing
10-23-2003, 10:23 PM
I was just wondering what types of mowers everyone is using. I haven't seen anything on this site about Dixie Choppers or Grasshoppers. Just wondering why.

Lazer_Z
10-23-2003, 10:41 PM
Well i personally like eXmark i have a 36" Metro with a Velke x2

And there has been talk about Choppers&Grasshoppers try a search and i'm sure you will find more info and welcome to Lawn Site

lawnkid
10-23-2003, 10:47 PM
Only Scag all the way here. Currently using 2 52" hydro's. Gotta love that orange color :D

wrm53
10-24-2003, 02:49 AM
I run 2 Cub Cadet M54 Tanks, 54" commercial ZTR's.

rodfather
10-24-2003, 06:21 AM
Mostly Ferris (Z's and WB's) and a couple of Toros riders. You will find that as you travel around the coutry, manufacturer preference changes greatly.

Here in the northeast, Scag, eXmark, Hustler, Ferris, and Toro dominate. Grasshopper, Bunton, Lesco, Wright Stander, Dixie Chopper, and others are virtually non-existant.

Moore Mowing
10-24-2003, 07:45 AM
Ok I have a 72in Dixie Chopper. It is the twin engine series

WeatherMan
10-24-2003, 08:01 AM
all john deere

wriken
10-24-2003, 08:08 AM
all cub/mtd's 48"w/b, 60 & 72 ztr rider's

rmurphy
10-24-2003, 08:23 AM
Hustler Super Z

lawn perfection
10-24-2003, 09:26 AM
I use all exmark 48 w/b and 60 lazer. Different areas have different mowers that are the popular buy. By the way if anyone uses dixie's, whats up with the mower i saw at the expo with 2 motors on it!!!!!

gramps
10-24-2003, 10:35 AM
exmark 48,exmark36 metro

TLS
10-24-2003, 11:06 AM
Originally posted by lawn perfection
By the way if anyone uses dixie's, whats up with the mower i saw at the expo with 2 motors on it!!!!!

Something NEW?

I haven't heard of a "NEW" twin engine, but the twin Kohlered S'Burb'N Turb'N has been around for at least 8 or 9 years.

Matter of fact, the starter of THIS THREAD (Moore Mowing) has one.

mower_babe
10-24-2003, 11:22 AM
:blob4: eXmarks:blob4:

Meg-Mo
10-24-2003, 11:42 AM
BAD BOY with MEG MO blades on it.

Expert Lawns
10-24-2003, 01:04 PM
exmark. exmark. exmark.

Do a search, you'll find a few threads about mowers. Also, there have been a few polls on the subject, with comments.

lawn perfection
10-24-2003, 01:22 PM
TLS, i guess that shows how much i know about the dixies. Don't see many in my area, one every now and then. Bet it will run doubles good.

steinerguy
10-24-2003, 01:32 PM
60" Diesel Steiner. Now that's a mower you don't hear much about.

zrider441
10-24-2003, 02:14 PM
All Toro: 44" ZRT, 36" Hydro with TruTrak, 36" Belt with Jungle wheels, 32" recycler and 22" recycler.

Cheesedawg1
10-24-2003, 02:45 PM
John Deere GS 30 36 inch w/b

CamLand
10-24-2003, 04:12 PM
Exmark,Toro

EastProLawn
10-24-2003, 04:18 PM
John Deere 36 and Wright Stander 36, both great:)

turfman59
10-24-2003, 06:04 PM
Exmark LZ23ka60 and a ransomes walkbehind 14 hp

excel25
10-24-2003, 06:33 PM
HUSTLER SUPER-Z and exmark 48"TTHP

paponte
10-24-2003, 08:13 PM
Scag, Walker, Lesco. :cool:

parboy
10-24-2003, 09:34 PM
all ex-marks here dude! 48"52"60" lasers 48 & 36" wb
most guys around run ex marks,toros,bobcats
have noticed a lot of walkers as of late though

mowpronj
10-24-2003, 09:39 PM
all Deere product here GS 30, GS 45, st 120, st 140, bp 50. I swear by all of them. Hey cheesegog were in jersey are u

o-so-n-so
10-24-2003, 10:21 PM
I use all exmark 48 w/b and 60 lazer.

challenger55
10-24-2003, 10:37 PM
toro 44" belt 15kaw
honda 215hrc

Moore Mowing
10-25-2003, 12:10 AM
The twin engine Dixie Choppers are unbelieveable. They dont bog down. Each engine has 23hp. combined 46hp for a 72 inch deck. It gets the mowing done quick.

ksland
10-25-2003, 12:16 AM
Walker

lawnagent
10-25-2003, 12:18 AM
All Dixon http://www.dixon-ztr.com/7500_series.htm

Bruce
10-25-2003, 07:20 AM
Exmark Lazer Z 60" Exmark Turf Tracer 52" w/b Walker 48'' GHS with extra 54" side discharge Deck

John Gamba
10-25-2003, 08:20 AM
No dixie here?

steve in Pa.
10-25-2003, 11:17 AM
Exmark all the way!! 2- 60" lazers, 60" turf tracer, 52"turf tracer, 48" viking, and 2 36"wb

Gary1
10-25-2003, 12:33 PM
Does anyone out there use the toro 72" mower with the superflow deck?

hustler1
10-25-2003, 12:43 PM
Hustler mini super Z with 24 horse honda....vrmmmm......I love the separate fan cooled radiator for the hydraulic fluid.....darn near looks like a spoiler too!!!!

DieselDeere
10-25-2003, 01:34 PM
eXmark Lazer Z 27HP 52"

Lawn Hawk
10-25-2003, 03:08 PM
The John Deere 797 MidZ 29 HP 72" is the main machine I'm using now. I have had little problems with it and my dealership is really good. It was a tough choice between the Lexmark and Deere. However, I have a green background and anything other than Deere was difficult.

bob
10-25-2003, 04:38 PM
GH , 725 G1 & G2. Gravely 272z turbo-diesel

Shuter
10-25-2003, 05:12 PM
I use all Toro for mowing and Stihls for handheld equipment.

Flex-Deck
10-25-2003, 06:43 PM
All JD for mowing and trimming - Have one eXmark WB - By the way John Gamba - How much grass do you actually mow on that beach picture you keep flooding our computers with?

TRex
10-25-2003, 06:55 PM
I am sure that is a direct result of how much money an Exmark can make you during the seasons. I have never had good luck with my JD dealer so I drive 30 min. to the next closest where I am taken care of like a pro should be. Not to insult you Flex, You have a great product but I feel the price could be a little better. And I still don't care for JD

Flex-Deck
10-25-2003, 07:03 PM
TRex - I am all for good dealer support - I live in Iowa and JD is big around here and If I have a problem, I am either first in line or get a loaner - Dealer support first - eXmark, and a lot of other brands are great mowers - I think most people on this site get too interested in price, and brand, and do not look closely enough at the dealer they will be using to keep the operation in tact once the mower is purchased.

Thanks Brad

TRex
10-25-2003, 07:47 PM
You exactly right Flex he needs to look at the dealer support more closely and then the dealer can help point him in the right direction as far as showing him the repair shop and a talk with the serviceman to let him know what he has to work on the most. And what will work behe best for his operation and what color he likes best. These factors have not been talked about enough in this post.

Tbarchaser
10-25-2003, 11:57 PM
JD, Bunton, Toro, Wright

zero_turn_mowers
10-26-2003, 12:30 AM
Walker Mowers.........

matth
10-27-2003, 08:04 PM
scag