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Old 12-10-2009, 08:48 PM
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big dog mowers?

anyone looked at these machines yet? I took my second close look at a 54" and a 60" on a rep trailer today. They are virtually the same as the hustler except for the engine set up and the dual mount scalp wheels. I did not notice any other diffrence except color and name. anyone elso know of any other diffrences?
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Old 12-13-2009, 08:04 PM
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Anyone have any input?
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Old 12-13-2009, 08:08 PM
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Haven't had the opportunity to really look at one as yet, but they're considered a "value" level Z. Means they're basically Hustlers cheapened up in some way to keep the price down.
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Old 12-13-2009, 08:41 PM
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when I talked to the rep. He said the machines are the same as a hustler except for engine options color, the dual posts on the deck and engine location. He did say the reason for price diffrence is there is very little time or no time for floor planning and the warranty was not as long, also no advertising budget. If you take that out of the product pricing would drop for sure! I do like the Red color however sure was pretty Not sure how long it would stay that way however.
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Old 12-13-2009, 11:02 PM
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when I talked to the rep. He said the machines are the same as a hustler except for engine options color, the dual posts on the deck and engine location. He did say the reason for price diffrence is there is very little time or no time for floor planning and the warranty was not as long, also no advertising budget. If you take that out of the product pricing would drop for sure! I do like the Red color however sure was pretty Not sure how long it would stay that way however.
Been looking to see one of these at any dealer in the Orlando area cause that is what I had heard. I figured with a Hustler distro center down here, since they are set up the same, my dealer could get parts by next day, so why pay a premium if I can get it cheaper.
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Old 12-13-2009, 11:12 PM
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They look pretty good: http://www.bigdogmowers.com/products.html

Anyone have pricing info on these?
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Old 12-14-2009, 10:39 PM
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I think the worst thing that can happen if you purchase a NO name brand or Equipment.
or a not so common one. then they disappear. or your local dealer cant make money selling them.

and you have a break down, and cant get parts untill next Thursday, then when the part arrives, it's wrong...

THEN WHAT
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Old 12-14-2009, 10:43 PM
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Hustler needs to concentrate and get some of there problems fixed with there yellow mowers before they start building red ones..
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Old 12-15-2009, 12:41 AM
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i was not under the impression there was issues with their z's. i know of a few guys running them without issues i iknow of
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Old 12-15-2009, 12:31 PM
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hustlers with red paint...
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