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Old 03-06-2006, 03:03 PM
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Exmark 66" deck run doubles w/27 HP

I am upgrading from an Exmark 27 HP Kohler, 52" Ultra Cut deck to a Exmark 27 HP Kohler, 66" Triton deck.

I currently run a double blade set up using gator blades on my 52" deck. Does anyone run doubles on a 66" Triton Deck and if so what is the performance?

Is the 27 HP Kohler enough muscle to run this with doubles?

Dealer Price for 66" 27 HP Kohler is $8,500 is this in the ball park?

I appreciate any feed back. CajunCreole
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Old 03-06-2006, 03:19 PM
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The Triton hasn't been out long enough for many to buy them and use them yet. I would have my doubts about performance with 27 HP in thicker grass with doubles. I would look at the 30 HP Kohler.
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Old 03-06-2006, 03:27 PM
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I am upgrading from an Exmark 27 HP Kohler, 52" Ultra Cut deck to a Exmark 27 HP Kohler, 66" Triton deck.

I currently run a double blade set up using gator blades on my 52" deck. Does anyone run doubles on a 66" Triton Deck and if so what is the performance?

Is the 27 HP Kohler enough muscle to run this with doubles?

Dealer Price for 66" 27 HP Kohler is $8,500 is this in the ball park?

I appreciate any feed back. CajunCreole

The blades are offset on the triton. I would go to the dealer and see if you can.
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Old 03-06-2006, 03:36 PM
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Off topic but I saw a cutaway view of a triton spindle at my dealer last week and WOW! Those things are HUGE!!!
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Old 03-06-2006, 03:51 PM
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I am upgrading from an Exmark 27 HP Kohler, 52" Ultra Cut deck to a Exmark 27 HP Kohler, 66" Triton deck.

I currently run a double blade set up using gator blades on my 52" deck. Does anyone run doubles on a 66" Triton Deck and if so what is the performance?

Is the 27 HP Kohler enough muscle to run this with doubles?

Dealer Price for 66" 27 HP Kohler is $8,500 is this in the ball park?

I appreciate any feed back. CajunCreole

You might be able to
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Old 03-06-2006, 04:42 PM
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That recess in the blade is diamond shaped so two blade would not stack. I got my 66" XS in the fall and put 19 hours of mow time on it and would have to say there is no need for doubles.
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Old 03-06-2006, 04:43 PM
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Your mower should have enough power. On my 27hp dixie chopper I run double and works out great.
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Old 03-06-2006, 05:03 PM
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If the Triton deck is as good as Exmark says it is then you wont need doubles.
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