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View Poll Results: which mower do you think is better?
Toro. 73 14.54%
Exmark. 165 32.87%
Scag. 123 24.50%
Hustler. 63 12.55%
Other, and mention in thread!!! 78 15.54%
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Old 09-23-2008, 07:11 PM
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Originally Posted by musician/lawnman View Post
til I got done & pulled back onto the road & could see all the hay they left behind & all the spots they missed plus all the weeds that made it through & didn't get cut.

I agree dealer service is a real important factor, but deck design & blade tip speed help a lot too!
You got that right.
The finished product needs to look finished Not like a hay field !

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Old 09-23-2008, 10:55 PM
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All I got is Deere. Got two new mowers planned for next year and am going to look at Dixie Chopper and Hustler. Scag would be ok but they're too damn expensive!
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Old 09-24-2008, 09:48 PM
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JD here -- it's as good as any. Cuts tall/wet grass and leaves the property looking sweat.
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Old 09-25-2008, 08:24 PM
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i didnt read the entire thread, dont have time, but i think they all make comparable machines. i voted other b/c of this...basically the old ford/chevy question(except we all know chevy is better!)
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Old 10-17-2008, 02:09 PM
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Have a scag 48" walkbehind advantage belt drive.
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Old 10-29-2008, 08:13 PM
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what about Bad Boy mowers? i've been looking into one of those
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Old 10-29-2008, 11:19 PM
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I'm a Toro guy myself, but I own two exmarks as well. I like them both.
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Old 10-30-2008, 12:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Bob-Cat#1 View Post
Bob-Cat is #1 without a doubt!
Bobcat for me as well. Exmark & Toro would be tied for 2nd.
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Old 11-16-2008, 12:24 AM
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my bobcat is built tough and stripes great
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Old 11-25-2008, 12:29 PM
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I own a 2008 61" Ferris IS2000 and a 2007 54" husqvarna and also a older 52" Toro and nothing I mean nothing compares to the Ferris the independent suspension makes one hell of a difference. I will never buy anything but Ferris again.
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