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Old 12-26-2012, 11:19 AM
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Thanks for the comments guys, keep them coming.

Does anyone have an opinion on a cheaper 72" commercial mower? I know you get what you pay for, but there aren't many used for sale in my area; most are Exmark's with the Triton decks that I hear so many bad things about.

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Bobcat will be affordable and a very good machine for the money. Only available in gas though. But I assume if you want cheap you know diesel is probably not in the cards.
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Old 12-26-2012, 11:21 AM
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You are right about the cost, I would rather have the lighter choice in a machine, although some weights are closing the gap.

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Old 12-26-2012, 12:54 PM
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Thanks for the comments guys, keep them coming.

Does anyone have an opinion on a cheaper 72" commercial mower? I know you get what you pay for, but there aren't many used for sale in my area; most are Exmark's with the Triton decks that I hear so many bad things about.

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Yah.. i saw 72 37 bob cat mowers for 7995 on Ebay
.. they looked really good as far as quality..
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Old 12-27-2012, 10:23 AM
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Were those new bobcats?
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Old 12-27-2012, 10:27 AM
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Were those new bobcats?
Brand new with warranty.. Not a demo. Just before you get to Louisville Ky...
For the price this would be a hard one to beat..

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-BOB-CAT-...item4d079d2c15
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Old 12-27-2012, 10:48 AM
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brand new with a residential warranty though.

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Old 12-27-2012, 10:51 AM
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brand new with a residential warranty though.

Michael
It really is a full commercial unit. It's 2 year or 2000 hour commercial..
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Old 12-27-2012, 07:43 PM
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I have had seven lazer's with 72" decks and I'm looking for another new mower. Has anybody had any luck with the scag or the hustler. Any other brands working out for anybody.
Take a 72" Scag TT, Exmark 72", Bobcat 72", and the Hustler Super Z with the new HyperDrive hydraulic system out and give each a fair demo on average rough terrain. It will take you about 5 minutes to figure out you would not flip a coin between the cut quality, but you will find a difference of night and day in favor of the Hustler Super Z in smoothness of operation, and quality of ride. The longer wheel base, heavier weight of the 72", and hydraulic system makes it far superior in operation and ride.
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Old 12-27-2012, 08:42 PM
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I do not personally own a 997, but I can comment that the 7 iron on my 7H19 walk behind cuts better on 90% of lawns than my exmark does. On watered and well fertilized lawns it goes to the exmark, but on weedy, tall, crap lawns ,my Deere is king. Would imagine its the same for the 72" decks
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:51 AM
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If you have a ferris dealer around- you really should check out the 3100Z with the 37hp Kawi DFI and the 72'' ICD deck. I sell them but I also own one and we mow 20 acres with it once a week in the spring and it's CRAZY what that thing will do!!! Not the most economical pick out there but for the $$$...its tough to beat
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