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Toro 20 23.26%
Exmark 56 65.12%
Write Stander 10 11.63%
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Old 08-29-2012, 11:30 AM
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If you keep them maintained you can get a beautiful cut from most of the major brands. I even see some very nice yards that are cut with those cookie cutter cub cadet riders for the masses. It really is difficult to say that any of the major brands are dramatically better overall in every situation. We all forget that the equipment does not make a beautiful lawn. Almost any mower leaves a nice cut on a great lawn (level, weed free, irrigated, quality turf grass type). The best equipment is that which you like, can make a profit with, and which provides the results your clients desire. In some areas image is everything and the equipment is for the client, not the user to see and in others they would not care if you used a Yard Man with no hood. At this point all the major brands make a great commercial mower. I love the cut of a Walker on a great flat lawn; however, we can't justify them for the few like that we have so we use commercial 21s with baggers and the customers seem very pleased.
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Old 08-29-2012, 09:11 PM
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If you keep them maintained you can get a beautiful cut from most of the major brands. I even see some very nice yards that are cut with those cookie cutter cub cadet riders for the masses. It really is difficult to say that any of the major brands are dramatically better overall in every situation. We all forget that the equipment does not make a beautiful lawn. Almost any mower leaves a nice cut on a great lawn (level, weed free, irrigated, quality turf grass type). The best equipment is that which you like, can make a profit with, and which provides the results your clients desire. In some areas image is everything and the equipment is for the client, not the user to see and in others they would not care if you used a Yard Man with no hood. At this point all the major brands make a great commercial mower. I love the cut of a Walker on a great flat lawn; however, we can't justify them for the few like that we have so we use commercial 21s with baggers and the customers seem very pleased.
Very true, Which commercial 21 do you use?
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Old 08-31-2012, 06:43 AM
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Out of the 3 Zero's I have I would say the Ex Mark 52 has the best cut with the Ultracut deck and prob the most forgiving too. Florida Grass.
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Old 08-31-2012, 11:55 AM
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For the general kentucky blue grass up here in the north there are two mower brands that stick out as long as you get a higher hp engine to power a 60" cut, scag, and deere.
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Old 09-01-2012, 09:29 PM
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I dont like DC that much, my opinion and preference. Whatever works best for them is good. I am just trying to pick out of the 3, well 2 cause i want a ZT instead of a stander haha. thanks
Well you coming from JD anything you pick will be better
good luck you have alot mowers to pick from till you get to the top of the list
The 2 ZTR you have listed are the same mower
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Old 09-01-2012, 11:10 PM
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There is no "BEST" there is only the one that suits you, and YES TORO and EXMARK are the same company. Get the one that YOU like. They all cut the same.
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Old 09-02-2012, 01:55 AM
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I think my JD cuts pretty well.
CPL is right.
TORO and EXMARK are the same mower, but they have different decks. Different cut...
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You need more variety of brands!!!!!!!!!
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Old 09-03-2012, 09:33 PM
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cpl is so right. If you properly use them they can yield nice money
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Old 09-04-2012, 11:16 AM
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Nobody mentioned a Ferris, i run a Scag but i recently watched a guy cut with the new Ferris IS1500 looked good.
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