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Old 06-20-2012, 10:20 PM
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I ended up buying the Exmark 21" x series on Friday, 6/16. Was not happy with the cut. Called the rep, and he said that I need to put the older style blades on, and said it will fix everything. I'll let you know, but right now am having buyers remorse.
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Old 06-21-2012, 03:57 AM
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Bought 21 X series this past April

We bought a 21 X series back in April and love it so far. Mainly cut small "postage" stamp lawns with it and backyards that have a 30 inch gate. Love the mower, great Kawi engine and like others have said it's built like a tank.

In the last 3 yrs. we've owned a Toro recycler 22 and a John Deere 22 both of which we sold after buying the Exmark back in April. Neither Toro or JD could bag like the X series 21, not even close to cut quality.

Hustler just came out with a brand new commercial 21 or 22 inch mower that's really heavy-duty but I haven't talked to anyone who's ran one yet. Just my .02
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Old 06-24-2012, 07:51 AM
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I have a 2008 exmark metro 21" and I like it. I just recently demoed the newer style post 2010 exmark 21". It was built really well but the cut quality wasn't as good as my exmark metro. One mower I have that has really surprised me is my toro superbagger. I bought it this year for bagging spring growth. I've been surprised at well the cut quality is and how good it bags, mulches, and side-discharges. I know it's a residential unit but it mulches better than the exmark 21".
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Old 07-15-2013, 10:52 PM
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FYI I had a JX 75. It was shot so I bought an Exmark 21 S. it's simple .......no bbc no throttle. I thought I might miss the bbc, but I don't. With the mower running, I just loosely fitted a zip tie around the handle/ blade engage so that if I step away it keeps running. But, the zip tie is loose enough to slide it out of the way off to either side if I do want to kill the mower. Yeah, a little unsafe if u have kids around or something, but works for me and it's one less thing to wear out. Don't miss the throttle either.

I loved that JX 75. Used to do commercial stuff, now just an homeowner who wanted a nice mower. Haven't had the exmark long, but so far I love the exmark. Cuts higher too......4.5".
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Old 07-21-2013, 11:06 PM
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Love my Hondas. On my second. Minimal repairs and when they've been needed the parts are pretty affordable.
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Old 07-22-2013, 08:18 AM
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I love my honda mowers. have two as well. Both only deal with carb cleaning never had a big issue. HOWEVER, whats the MSRP on that exmark? I just checked out their website. I knew most companies were making the switch but I didnt know why until I just watched their youtube video. hhaha I guess they really sold me.
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Old 07-22-2013, 08:44 AM
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I love my honda mowers. have two as well. Both only deal with carb cleaning never had a big issue. HOWEVER, whats the MSRP on that exmark? I just checked out their website. I knew most companies were making the switch but I didnt know why until I just watched their youtube video. hhaha I guess they really sold me.
Since starting this thread I now have two Exmark Commercial 21s, an S series and an X Series Kawi with the BBC. The s series was 1k and the X Series was 1,249. Honestly, they are the best push mowers I have ever used. They leave an EXCELLENT cut and are built like tanks. Mulching is decent, bagging is incredible.
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Old 07-22-2013, 09:57 AM
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I use the commercial 21 exmark pusher and I love it. If no issues with it at all. Bags amazing!
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