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Old 08-25-2012, 09:21 PM
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Check out the hoppers more closely, they are huge in our area. I became a dealer for them this year because of all the good things ive heard about them.
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Old 08-25-2012, 09:48 PM
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The V-Ride cut horrible? They all have the same decks dont they? My V-Ride cuts like Tony The Tiger!
Yes. It was a 52". Same day I had a 61" cheetah. No comparison. I only used them on a yard each. I used a turf tiger with a 61 as well. Cut the same as the cheetah. They were demo units so who knows what blades looked like and under the deck.
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Old 08-25-2012, 09:53 PM
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Check out the ho ppers more closely, they are huge in our area. I became a dealer for them this year because of all the good things ive heard about them.
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We have 3 dealers near by. The cheaper big dealer is 40 minutes or so away. My local dealer in town here is decent. Down time wait is awhile, but have loaners. The better one for parts is 30 mins away. Is about 12-15% higher on mowers. I had one for a week and liked it. I didn't care for the spacer system on the deck for height of cut. They have come along way in the last few years. Most brands have improved a lot. One brand in my opinion is failing in quality all the way around. Not going to say to prevent a war.
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Old 08-25-2012, 10:29 PM
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We have 3 dealers near by. The cheaper big dealer is 40 minutes or so away. My local dealer in town here is decent. Down time wait is awhile, but have loaners. The better one for parts is 30 mins away. Is about 12-15% higher on mowers. I had one for a week and liked it. I didn't care for the spacer system on the deck for height of cut. They have come along way in the last few years. Most brands have improved a lot. One brand in my opinion is failing in quality all the way around. Not going to say to prevent a war.
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Old 08-25-2012, 10:31 PM
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i run a turf tiger61"-35 vanguard, its built like a tank and will go through anything. it scalps more than my old turbo force and they need a bigger gas tank
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Old 08-25-2012, 10:37 PM
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Please do tell!

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I'm sure most know. They just may not admit it.
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Old 08-25-2012, 10:45 PM
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i run a turf tiger61"-35 vanguard, its built like a tank and will go through anything. it scalps more than my old turbo force and they need a bigger gas tank
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How would you compare grass accumulation under the deck between the 2 decks?
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Old 08-25-2012, 11:09 PM
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the velocity stays clean,we've had rain the last 2 days and it keeps going with no problems, the turbo force accumulated more but it cut better in dry thin conditions where i am, i'm thinking about going back with the toro but you cant go wrong with the turf tiger
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Old 08-25-2012, 11:23 PM
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i run a turf tiger61"-35 vanguard, its built like a tank and will go through anything. it scalps more than my old turbo force and they need a bigger gas tank
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sounds like operators error if your scalping more unless your cutting at 2" then i could understand. the cheetah holds 15 gallons of gas, problem solved.

I run a 61" cheetah with a 34hp kohler and have very little grass build up with the velocity plus deck setup which is the newest. scag is simply the best, its not only their slogan, its the truth....
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Old 08-26-2012, 12:04 AM
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hows the gph on the 34 kohler? the scalping isnt bad just didnt have any with the turbo force.
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