Originally Posted by Richard Martin
Once you get used to the Exmark you'll never use the SD Ferris again. The only advantage the Ferris has over the Exmark is instant reverse. Well, that and a better cut. The belt drive Exmark is easier to turn and can be easily used on hillsides.
I have a Ferris 36" SD and we're finishing up putting steering brakes on it. Then I'll be able to use a sulky on it and do hills.
Are we talking belt drives, because my hydro goes instant reverse and leaves a superior cut. I see he said Metro though.