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Old 03-18-2007, 11:21 AM
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Is 60 inch deck too much?

First let me start off by saying what a wealth of information all of you members have supplied to me in your daily posts. It is priceless. Secondly, I am having a hard time deciding whether to go with a 60 inch Cub Tank M60 or the new Cub Enforcer 54. The dilemma is that I will be using this for mainly residential use but, the price and financing are phenomenal for the Tank. 4.99% for 48 months and a retail price of $6699.00 for a leftover 2006 model or 3.99% for 36 months for the Enforcer with a retail of $5299.00. Everything I have researched in here has pointed me towards the 60 inch Tank but I am concerned it may be too much. Although I do have a couple commercial accounts it would work great on, my bread and butter is residential. Any thoughts?
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Old 03-18-2007, 12:04 PM
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We do 90% residental's and use 60's and one 72 " TANK. Go with the 60" TANK because the Enforcer is not going to last you very long. Hope this helps.
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Old 03-18-2007, 12:10 PM
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In my area 52 inch or less cuts em all,different properties dfferent deck sizes.
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Old 03-18-2007, 12:11 PM
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Def 60. I went with a 52 and wish I had a 60. I will now be buying 60's from now on.

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Old 03-18-2007, 12:58 PM
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60" is almost like a general standard. It is just so common among all companies and manufacturers. Sure, there are many out there that use smaller decks, and there are even some places that a smaller deck is more practical...But on a general basis, a 60" goes SO many places, and yet is so much more productive than the smaller decks, it is no wonder why it is so commonly used. we run a few of them, and 52". Guess which ones get used more often?
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Old 03-18-2007, 01:08 PM
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enforcer

not sure if i remember this right, but my dealer sent me the brochure on the new cubs and although i think the enforcer was listed as a commercial machine, and i only saw the picture, it didint look as well built as the tank....

something else to consider.... good luck
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Old 03-18-2007, 01:18 PM
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Go with the 60" Tank you'll thank yourself in the long run
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Old 03-18-2007, 01:26 PM
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Thanks guys this really helps.
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Old 03-18-2007, 01:37 PM
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we got two cub 60's and a cub enforcer 44 for backyards with single gates
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Old 03-18-2007, 04:17 PM
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Go with the 60 I started out with a 48'' and the next year bought a 60'' I found that 60 gets it done faster and now I hardly use the 48 even on the small lawns but you can't get in most back single gates with a 60 or a 52 so I would go with the 60 you will be happer at the end of the day.
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