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Old 11-18-2012, 12:58 PM
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i have scag and exmark. and i think exmark leaves a better cut and stripe.my scag seems better in wet conditions.
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Old 11-18-2012, 06:18 PM
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I really like the cut exmark leaves, but I really like how easy to operate the scags are. I don't own one, but I have seen or used one.

I really like both mowers.
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I own an older Exmark Ultracut series 4 -60" deck Laser. Having demo'd both the Exmark & Scag (after my purchase) at the GIE, I have a real high respect for Scag.

The most noticeable thing for me between the two, was the tight ass/low input controls of the Scag. There's a totally different feel between the two machines. The Scag has a unique feel of it's own.

Exmarks pumps/controls feel similar to Ferris, Toro, JD, Great Dane and some others. Whereas, Hustler might be on the other end with very well damped controls which are very easy to get used to.
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Best advice anyone can give you is go demo both machines for yourself. Especially since were getting into the slow season. Go demo both and see which one you like best. I personally don't have any experience with SCAG, but I recently purchased a WB 36" ExMark. As for my 54", my Deere has been running like a champ since the day we got her. 5 years and haven't had a bit of trouble.
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Old 12-14-2012, 11:27 AM
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i have both scag and exmark. i feel they r both equal to a point. my scags can cut high wet grass we ease,but the exmark leaves a better looking lawn. i spoke to scag tech support and they told me their number 1 competor is exmark. scags tech support is great i had some issues and they returned my call in no time to help me fix the problem.im in pa too.
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Old 12-14-2012, 07:03 PM
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Im looking into purchasing a zero turn in the upcoming year and for the longest time I've had my heart set on an Exmark. But lately I've been asking around getting peoples opinions on the new generation of Exmark. The feedback hasn't been good most people say that the cut will look good when you leave but when you go back an hour later you find out that the grass wasn't completely cut and pops back up the same people say they want there old Exmarks back. So this has really got me thinking about considering scag and i'm looking for opinions on witch will give me the better cut and less chance of having to double cut and me being in eastern PA we have mainly Kentucky Blue Grass. Any response is appreciated!
is any mower really the best or any equipment brand?

in my opinion, no.

everyone likes what they like for different reasons. take your poll between exmark and scag. some will swear by exmark, others will prefer scag. if you wanna include other brands some say walkers are superior. what about toro?

personally I use and love my toros and exmarks. reason being is with the other brands I have available they provide at least the same quality of cut if not better in my opinion yet they cost less. I can get scag, toro, exmark and walker. the scags and walkers are extremely expensive and in my opinion cut no better, offer nothing that would make superior in any way, shape or form than an exmark or toro. so why pay more?

the only mower in the market that has anything superior than another in my opinion is walkers bagging capabilities. besides that from what I've demo'd, seen pics of and seen in person there is no mower on the market that "out cuts" another.
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