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Old 11-11-2006, 12:03 AM
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Thoughts on the Exmark 26"?

Seems like this may be a better purchase than a toro 21"? Except for the price difference, what is the better mower for residential? I will be buying a small one for back yards and trimming.
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Old 11-11-2006, 12:08 AM
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IT IS BAD! I have not heard 1 good thing about it!!!!! Get the toro 21" or a used 32"!!!!
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Old 11-11-2006, 12:25 AM
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Yeah....since I posted that I have located all bad press on it. It just looked like a great idea but all I read says I can't afford to make that mistake. Thanks.

Yeah, should have researched it more before I posted.
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Old 11-11-2006, 01:32 PM
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i dont understand why it is such a bad machine. I would think the deck design would be similar to a 21 just enlarged. also if you hit something big it will be less likely to damage the engine being belt drivin
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Old 11-11-2006, 02:30 PM
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from what ive read its because it has the same size engine as a 21 inch, just way to underpowered, amongst other things. maybe someone that owns or owned one can help us out.
wayne
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Old 11-11-2006, 03:23 PM
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encore makes a 26 with 8.5 hp b&s
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Old 11-11-2006, 07:25 PM
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i dont understand why it is such a bad machine. I would think the deck design would be similar to a 21 just enlarged. also if you hit something big it will be less likely to damage the engine being belt drivin
The unit is very heavy....makes a Honda seem very light. I would try to get a used 32" Belt driven Scag.
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Old 11-11-2006, 08:02 PM
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Apart from all it's prior problems it still will not mulch worth a crap and that is coming straight from an Exmark rep that I talked with at the Louisville expo this year.
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Old 11-13-2006, 10:25 PM
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buy an exmark 32 they are great or if u want a smaller go with a snapper i got an old one that i beat the hell out if it day in day out and its great
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