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Old 01-10-2014, 08:01 AM
Jimslawncareservice Jimslawncareservice is online now
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toro version of the navigator

i went to northern green expo yesterday and stumbled across a toro version of the exmark navigator. it was the same except the decals and gray rims. no one knew nothing about it. but since i have a navigator i knew what has and hasnt changed. why is toro painting their rims a different color than exmark? also their plastic is darker than exmark. to me it looks ugly
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Old 01-10-2014, 08:46 AM
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I had been told they were releasing one, but I haven't seen any details about it on the web. I fiqured that it would pretty much be a direct copy of the navigator. Walker is switching to a darker hopper as well.
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Old 01-10-2014, 05:55 PM
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why is toro painting their rims a different color than exmark? also their plastic is darker than exmark. to me it looks ugly
To differentiate the two brands.
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Old 01-10-2014, 10:13 PM
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Whoa! This thread caught my eye.... I run Walkers but I have tremendous respect for both Toro and Exmark... Apparently, Toro made a bagger back in the day.... and so didn't Bobcat, Scag, and Encore maybe? Anyway, there must be enough of a market for Toro to put one out again... I am interested to see it...
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Old 01-10-2014, 10:38 PM
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Whoa! This thread caught my eye.... I run Walkers but I have tremendous respect for both Toro and Exmark... Apparently, Toro made a bagger back in the day.... and so didn't Bobcat, Scag, and Encore maybe? Anyway, there must be enough of a market for Toro to put one out again... I am interested to see it...
Identical to ex mark except gray wheels and dark gray plastic where the exmark has light gray. Its not like the ztrs where that have the ultra cut vs turbo force. I just wish they would make more decks or let the walkers fit on theirs
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Old 01-11-2014, 03:03 PM
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So mostly just for guys that are brand loyal to Toro? Quite frankly I'm surprised that JRCO hasn't made an adapter kit yet for Walker attachments and decks to fit on Navigators.....
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Old 01-11-2014, 05:56 PM
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Whoa! This thread caught my eye.... I run Walkers but I have tremendous respect for both Toro and Exmark... Apparently, Toro made a bagger back in the day.... and so didn't Bobcat, Scag, and Encore maybe? Anyway, there must be enough of a market for Toro to put one out again... I am interested to see it...
The Bobcat one goes away then comes back and goes away again.

I think Toro used to have one of these machines in the past: http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=210852

And now they are coming back?
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Old 01-11-2014, 05:59 PM
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The Bobcat one goes away then comes back and goes away again.

I think Toro used to have one of these machines in the past: http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=210852

And now they are coming back?
Its not even close that. Has a white tub and dark gray wheels and feather touch controls. I tried one of the old toros several years ago.
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Old 01-11-2014, 06:40 PM
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Toro did have one a while back sales were not great. The new toro is the navigator with toro colors. It should perform the same. I'd like to demo one to compare to the walker but nobody around here carrys a navigator.
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Old 01-18-2014, 12:39 AM
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I love my Toro's, but I turned to Walker for my bagging and don't regret it at all!
Ill be happy to check out a Toro equivalent to the navigator as well, but Im not ready to turn over to exmark yet, despite how much my local dealer talks to me. haha
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