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will123
01-20-2004, 04:59 PM
I'm getting back into the buisness this year and I don't know if I want to get the Lazer Z or new scag tiger cub> anyone 's feedback would be appreicated!!!!:blob2:

captaingreen
01-20-2004, 05:05 PM
My first mower was an exmark walk behind, which I still own. Last year I purchased my first scag rider (24h.p.Honda,52"deck). I am very pleased with my scag rider, as well as the scag wb I used most of the time last year. The reason I went with scag is primarily because of the dealer/service in my area. As far as quality I feel scag is just as good of a machine, if not better.

rodfather
01-20-2004, 06:10 PM
Both companies make great machines

BOTURF
01-20-2004, 07:12 PM
Captaingreen how ya like the 24 horse honda on the cub . I just bought one after season was finished and have yet to put into production

odin
01-20-2004, 07:58 PM
do want a comparsion of the tiger cub and the lazer z hp or the full sized lazer.

ive owned both machines the hp and the cub

rotgg
01-20-2004, 08:01 PM
exmark

J&R
01-20-2004, 08:27 PM
wb eXmark or Scag. Z riders eXmark only.

CNE
01-20-2004, 08:37 PM
I have an Exmark 23HP Kohler, 52" cut and love it. Have not used a scag but I would buy another Exmark without question.

captaingreen
01-20-2004, 11:09 PM
Boturf, very pleased with the 24hp. It has plenty of power and I also like the canister air filter. I used it on some fall cleanup and it never bogged down through thick piles of leaves, it just cuts right through. I've always been a fan of Honda engines.

BOTURF
01-20-2004, 11:34 PM
Great !!!!!!! cant wait till spring to start running it , if its as dependable as my 2 walkbehinds i cant go wrong , i did make a striping kit for it with the 5 /16 chain just couldnt see paying 300.00 plus for it when all i have in the home made one is about 40 bucks

lawnagent
01-21-2004, 01:06 AM
you did not do a search did you? subject has been beat to death

BOTURF
01-21-2004, 08:14 AM
who you talking to lawn agent , i was just making a comment so sorry if i offended you , and yes i use the seach feature . The are alot of things beat to death on here but something new almost always comes out of them

rob1325
01-21-2004, 10:07 AM
First what size mower you talking about 52" 61". IMO Scag has more to offer than exmark. They use better components on there machines, built stronger, and designed better IMO. When I demo exmarks I wasn't impressed with them. IMO you should DEMO, like others have said, and Find a GOOD dealer (which makes a world of a difference.) Without a good dealer any machine can become a junky machine.

Let use know what happens.

lawnagent
01-21-2004, 10:50 AM
Sorry, I was talking to the one who started this thread. I should have kept my keyboard to myself.