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Old 06-29-2013, 07:42 PM
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Hustler 42 raptor vs Toro 42 timesaver

I'm looking at the hustler vs toro in the 42 " frame. Both have the Kawasaki 21.5 engine. Everything about them are close to the same, except the toro is a stamped deck, but seems to have a couple of more whistles and bells, (speed control, blade assist, and higher seat. Warranty's look similar...

I would like some opinions which way I should consider, they are comparable in cost. I will be bagging when necessary, I can't find any prices on line for the hustlers catcher. That will be a consideration as well... Has the raptor performed well since its been out? I need to replace for a last years Dixon that kept throwing the drive belt at dealer expense but I couldn't take it any longer. I mow a flat half acre with lots of trees and planted beds...
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Old 06-30-2013, 09:52 AM
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Old 07-02-2013, 07:12 AM
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Go with the Hustler, my friend just bought the 52" raptor, it is the best new < $3000 ztr there is. Plus it's made right here in KS.
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Old 07-02-2013, 09:06 AM
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Thx for the reply...a raptor is being delivered this morning. Being made in Kansas was one of the reasons it was chosen.
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Old 07-09-2013, 05:55 PM
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I saw this thread and was wondering which would be better, a new raptor or a used fasttrack with around 300 hours? I would be using it to mow around 10 lawns. I know everyone will tell me to buy a commercial mower but I dont have enough money. Thanks!
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