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Old 01-26-2013, 01:44 PM
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exmark or scag?

We are about to purchase new equipment? What manufacture do you think is the best? We have been running exmark but have thought about switching.... Also we run echo handhelds what do you think about these?
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Old 04-25-2013, 10:54 AM
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personally I love Scag I have two walkbehinds a 36 & 48. No problems what so ever and they're built like a tank. I'm not sure about echo since I use sthil. If you are still considering Exmark I would also look at toro since toro wons Exmark and they're the exact same machine.
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Old 04-25-2013, 10:01 PM
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I have ran exmark for last couple of years and just bought a new Scag last week TT 72 w/ 35 vanguard. The Scag will cut circles around the exmark. Exmark is xseries 60" but just doesn't cut like the Scag.
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:31 PM
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Go all orange... Scag and husqvarna handhelds
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Old 04-26-2013, 01:08 AM
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Old 04-26-2013, 01:21 AM
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If you are still considering Exmark I would also look at toro since toro wons Exmark and they're the exact same machine.
Toro may own ExMark, but they are independent of each other for the most part. Their Z and WB and stander mower decks are different from each other...as are many other features/controls.
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Old 04-26-2013, 05:29 PM
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I have ran exmark for last couple of years and just bought a new Scag last week TT 72 w/ 35 vanguard. The Scag will cut circles around the exmark. Exmark is xseries 60" but just doesn't cut like the Scag.
It's true. For years I ran Exmark Lazers and Toro Z Masters but this year I bought some Scag Turf Tigers. It's early in the season and I can already see I made the right choice. The Scag Turf Tiger is a better machine.

Somewhere down the road, later in the year, I thought I might do a detailed comparison between the machines and post it on here. The pros and cons of Exmark, Toro, and Scag riders.
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Old 04-26-2013, 09:56 PM
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Go all orange... Scag and husqvarna handhelds
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Old 04-26-2013, 10:18 PM
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I third that!
I 4th and 5th it Run a V-Ride and 36 WB and added a TT this season. Couldn't be happier.
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Old 04-26-2013, 10:27 PM
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I love my scag walkbehinds never let me down. Money well spent. Made in the good old USA
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