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View Poll Results: Which brand makes best walk-behind
Exmark 133 38.00%
Scag 84 24.00%
Lesco 20 5.71%
Bobcat 20 5.71%
Other - please list what you think 93 26.57%
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Old 01-16-2007, 06:25 PM
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Ferris all the way!!!
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Old 01-18-2007, 12:06 PM
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I've got to make a case for Yazoo Kees. I love my exmarks (36" and 48" Metros) but the Kees has NEVER let me down!
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Old 01-18-2007, 01:06 PM
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I currently have Bobcat, Snapper, Bunton, Lesco, and Ferris walkbehinds. Given the choice of which mower to take-out or train someone who is new I choose the Ferris Hydro's hands down. We have two Ferris 52's, A Ferris ZTR, and a Ferris 48" belt-drive. All are well designed machines ergonomically comfortable machines that have given us few problems. I especially like the 52's as they stripe real nice, have wide rear tires(no rutting, great on slopes), short/low profile(less space on trailer). Highly recommend.
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Cub Cadet- 17HP Kaw, 48" fab deck, dual hydro, sulky- get the H*** out of it's way!
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Old 01-26-2007, 11:30 AM
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I wish mine would...unfortunately the stupid thing refuses to die. I practically abuse it, and yet it cranks on the first pull every time after 6 years. That briggs 4.0 is damned near bullet-proof.
I have almost the exact same model but with B&S 4.0 Self Propelled. I've snapped the starting cable, haven't changed the oil in years, (i still keep oil level full tho) OR the blade, run bad gas in it many consecutive times, broke the handlebar (and haven't replaced it), never winterize it OR clean the carb, i broke a washer on the self-propel drive system and cajun-style fixed it, AND don't replace/clean the air filter. Talk about TLC maintenance.

The result? A dang near awesome indestructable cutting machine with a good self-prop system still. Will Jason Murray ever die?

I'm pretty sure that Murray actually IS the best wb as far as dependibility, hands down.
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Old 01-27-2007, 12:58 PM
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Exmark's with ECS controls ----------- awsome, you can mow with one hand and well do wat ever with the other, lays a good stripe!
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I run all ferris
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Old 01-28-2007, 11:18 AM
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Between Hustler and Exmark which is faster and which is a more quality machine ( pronounced ma-CH-ine)
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Old 01-28-2007, 11:36 AM
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mower

I use ferris mowers, they run great, cut good, but does not distribute grass well.which brings up my next question, which mower distributes the best?

Thanks Steve
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I have almost the exact same model but with B&S 4.0 Self Propelled. I've snapped the starting cable, haven't changed the oil in years, (i still keep oil level full tho) OR the blade, run bad gas in it many consecutive times, broke the handlebar (and haven't replaced it), never winterize it OR clean the carb, i broke a washer on the self-propel drive system and cajun-style fixed it, AND don't replace/clean the air filter. Talk about TLC maintenance.

The result? A dang near awesome indestructable cutting machine with a good self-prop system still. Will Jason Murray ever die?

I'm pretty sure that Murray actually IS the best wb as far as dependibility, hands down.
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