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View Poll Results: Which of these brands offers the best 60 inch mower
Scag 5 22.73%
John Deer 4 18.18%
Ex-mark 8 36.36%
Hustler 2 9.09%
Dixe Chopper 3 13.64%
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Old 08-28-2009, 09:13 AM
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Poll which is the better 60 inch deck

Which of these mowers is the best 60 inch deck for power and hich grass and
finished cut? And why if you can explain.



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Dixie chopper


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Old 08-28-2009, 10:00 AM
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I love my Deeres but im always impressed by Dixie Chopper's quality of cut
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Old 08-28-2009, 11:24 AM
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I've used both the deere 7-ironII and the dixie chopper decks. I have been very impressed with both. What I have found is that the dixie's deck throws the grass very far and gives a very clean cut. The dixie's also have the option to have x-blades on. The 7-ironII from deere seemed to disperse the clipping very well and gave a very nice cut. The clippings came out very small and it put down some very nice stripes. I think it gave me the best cut overall. So my vote would go to the deere 7-ironII deck.
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Old 08-28-2009, 11:59 AM
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If you mulch, then I would say Exmark. If you side discharge then either Exmark or Scag. We don't see many Dixie's, Hustlers or John Deere's in my area. Most of the lawns here are St. Augustine, Bermuda or Zoysia in that order.
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Old 08-31-2009, 12:52 AM
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not on list but turbo force toro.. suhwheet! they do what toro says they will

but, i'll say i ran a z820a /7 iron for a while and i liked it .

dixies do cut pretty from what i have seen..

exmark--uh--use one 4 days a week--maybe new u/c series 6 better?? the one i use i think is ok unless high, weedy, or wet ( u/c series 4 discharge only) .. i would not buy an exmark..
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