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Old 07-12-2012, 03:51 PM
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V-ride vs Tiger Cat

I have these 2 choices. Both 52" but I can make my mind up. What do y'all think?
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Old 07-12-2012, 04:13 PM
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I demoed the v ride and hated it. I'd go with the tiger cat if it were me, actually I'd get the cheetah myself. But if those were my 2 choices I'd get the tiger cat.
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Old 07-12-2012, 04:18 PM
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Well I forgot to mention that I've demoed a V-Ride and I actually liked it. But I just can't decide on one lol
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Old 07-12-2012, 04:35 PM
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Would depend on types of lawns. If you have more small lawns the Vride. If you have larger open lawns it would be nicer to sit.
Alot of low lying trees, the TC would be better not having to bend over all the time under the trees.
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Old 07-12-2012, 04:38 PM
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i really like my v ride, plus alot of my residential customers don't want to see a zero turn on there lawns. its just as fast, easier to get into tight places. i prefer to stand myself, its really your preference, i use all standers now and can cut just as faster or faster with someone on a zero turn (unless you have 5 acres with nothing in the way)
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Old 07-12-2012, 04:41 PM
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This is the size of the yards I cut...

http://i1244.photobucket.com/albums/...a/928eab87.jpg
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Old 07-12-2012, 04:47 PM
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This is the size of the yards I cut...

http://i1244.photobucket.com/albums/...a/928eab87.jpg
Those are really small. I think either a good 21" up to maybe a 36" WB would be a far better choice for those lawns. I like to ride as much as anyone else, but I just can't see the benefit of a Z or a stander on lawns like that unless the back yards are noticabley larger.
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Old 07-12-2012, 04:55 PM
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Those are really small. I think either a good 21" up to maybe a 36" WB would be a far better choice for those lawns. I like to ride as much as anyone else, but I just can't see the benefit of a Z or a stander on lawns like that unless the back yards are noticabley larger.
Yeah those are the smallest ones I have. And i use my walkbehind for their back yard. This is my biggest account...

http://i1244.photobucket.com/albums/...a/e7be3016.jpg
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Old 07-12-2012, 05:05 PM
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v ride you won't go wrong small or big you scag get a vride on it
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Old 07-12-2012, 05:22 PM
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Yeah those are the smallest ones I have. And i use my walkbehind for their back yard. This is my biggest account...

http://i1244.photobucket.com/albums/...a/e7be3016.jpg
I don't knock anyone for wanting a new (to them) Z or stander. It's a matter of whether or not you need it, and if that's your largest account then a 48" WB would be a much better choice overall. Now if you could get a bunch like that larger one, then I'd go with one of the two you are asking about. Which one is gonna have to be based on which you feel the most comfortable on/using. Good luck whichever way you go though.
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