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Old 04-27-2010, 01:51 AM
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Best mower brand for wet conditions?

While I think it's been established that the Quick mowers are the worst mowers for wet or even thick grass and clogging problems, I was just wondering what mower is the best for wet conditions? Which one seems to you to have the least problems w/ clogging? I've heard Scag, but what do you think?
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Old 04-27-2010, 09:30 AM
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you can forget toro wb with tbar . awefull in wet
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Old 04-27-2010, 09:34 AM
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That's like folks who ask me what kind of grass will do well in the shade.
The simple answer is none of them do, same with mowers in the wet.
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Old 04-27-2010, 11:35 AM
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That's like folks who ask me what kind of grass will do well in the shade.
The simple answer is none of them do, same with mowers in the wet.
What about fescue or zohia sp?
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Old 04-27-2010, 11:40 AM
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Any mower with a scag velocity deck. Seems to be the consensus around here that that deck is best in the wet stuff. If I was still back in Buffalo it's what I'd have.
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Old 04-27-2010, 12:36 PM
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Its been raining here in Louisville the last week and I have been out mowing with my Q36 and I have had no real issues ,some double cutting because I put it off a few days hoping it would end..but all in all I pounded them out without no problems...
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Old 04-27-2010, 12:38 PM
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Scag velocity plus

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Any mower with a scag velocity deck. Seems to be the consensus around here that that deck is best in the wet stuff. If I was still back in Buffalo it's what I'd have.
I'll second that. I mowed a set of townhouses yesterday in the rain and the velocity plus 61" deck did an awsome job.
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Old 04-27-2010, 01:17 PM
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you can forget toro wb with tbar . awefull in wet
That's interesting, My new Toro 36" WB T-bar has been doing good in the wet grass.
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Old 04-27-2010, 01:25 PM
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Obviously, the T-bar drive control has nothing to do with wet grass performance, it's all about the deck. Bob n weave, do you have the turbo force deck on your new toro?
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Old 04-27-2010, 01:31 PM
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Mike, glad to hear you're still lovin your tiger. Sorry I deserted you and went with a Toro G3. With the cutting conditions I'm dealing with out here in the dry air colorado mountains, the velocity deck just didn't offer enough of the advantages it does back east to justify sacrificing the handling I liked more in the G3/lazer.

Hey, do you have the kaw 29 efi in your rig?
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