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Old 06-22-2012, 09:08 PM
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Power Chute is a great option an at.
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Old 06-22-2012, 11:11 PM
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Do yourself a favor and get a ferris why settle for a Chevy when you can get a ferrari
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Old 06-22-2012, 11:13 PM
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Hey everyone, with my new company I am in the market for Zero Turn Mowers. It needs a 72 inch deck. Here are my top five choices:

John Deere Z970A
Exmark Lazer Z X Series
Hustler Super Z (The new one that just came out)
Toro Z-Master G-3
Kubota ZG332

They are all GREAT MOWERS, I demoed everyone and loved em all. I need your opinion. Which one is the toughtest? I know they all leave a great cut, so which one will stripe the best without a kit?

Any comments appreciated. Thank you -Andrew
I just purchased the G-3 and LOVE it...has cut man hours incredibly
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Old 06-22-2012, 11:49 PM
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Do yourself a favor and get a ferris why settle for a Chevy when you can get a ferrari
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he said he wants something built tuff. Ferris is good for nice areas but its definately not tuff!
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Old 06-23-2012, 03:28 AM
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he said he wants something built tuff. Ferris is good for nice areas but its definately not tuff!
Huh?....first time I've ever heard anyone say that. Are you familiar with the entire Ferris line?
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Old 06-23-2012, 03:47 AM
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Guys, the Z970A does not come with the Mulch on the Demand. So, oh well. I need the 37 HP. So I will just get Chutemaster or something like it.
LOL if you go here and look at features it says the mower has a 60" MOD on a 72" mower.



http://www.deere.com/wps/dcom/en_US/...page?#viewTabs
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Old 06-23-2012, 09:07 AM
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Decided to get the G-3 from Toro. It is like a X Series from Exmark. Thanks for all your answers. John Deere is a rip off for me, and I can't get the parts from a nearby dealer. So I went with Toro.
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Old 06-23-2012, 09:15 AM
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Decided to get the G-3 from Toro. It is like a X Series from Exmark. Thanks for all your answers. John Deere is a rip off for me, and I can't get the parts from a nearby dealer. So I went with Toro.
Lots of people like Toro and they have an extensive dealer network, particularly around here.

I would like to know more about why you think the JD is a rip off. I understand the parts concern.
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Old 06-23-2012, 02:41 PM
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Decided to get the G-3 from Toro. It is like a X Series from Exmark. Thanks for all your answers. John Deere is a rip off for me, and I can't get the parts from a nearby dealer. So I went with Toro.
The Toro is a nice machine for sure, but I still prefer the Deere. As for parts, there are so many Deere dealers in MI, that if you can't get good service or parts from one, just move on to the next dealer. That's no excuse in this state, and I'm speaking with ton's of experience at quite a few different dealers in this state over the last decade or two now. As for the price of Deere parts here, I call BS on that too for all those who say they are higher than other brands. Not in my experience with them, and several others including Toro.
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Old 06-23-2012, 02:46 PM
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LOL if you go here and look at features it says the mower has a 60" MOD on a 72" mower.



http://www.deere.com/wps/dcom/en_US/...page?#viewTabs
Your link takes me directly to the 960, and it says it has a 31 HP engine. That is true, but it has the FX921V, not the FX850 which used to be their 31 in the 950. deere's site has a lot of problems since they keep hiring it out to third wqorld countries for translation and reformatting, not to mention that they constanly change the entire website. Even my dealer complains about it.
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