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Old 11-17-2012, 07:47 PM
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hydro or belt walk behind exmark

Hey guys im having trouble decided where to get a 36 inch exmark walk behind in drive belts or hydro any opinions
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Old 11-17-2012, 08:19 PM
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it depends on how much your willing to spend that the terrain you plan on mowing...there are a bunch of belt vs hydro posts on here if you search it
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Old 11-18-2012, 05:08 PM
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i tested a scag belt and then a exmark hydro, i went with the exmark hydro for the reverse feature mainly, and of course alot easier turning.
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Old 11-18-2012, 06:48 PM
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Only thing im worried bout is how reliable or those hydro pumps do they ever crap out ?
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Old 11-18-2012, 07:27 PM
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If you can afford the hydro model than there is no question. Belt drives are miserable. Hydro pumps last a long time and are very reliable, especially on exmarks
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Old 11-18-2012, 08:00 PM
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Hydro all the way!!!!!!!
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Old 11-18-2012, 08:25 PM
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Ok which size would u recommend for just starting out a 36 turftracer or 42
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Old 11-19-2012, 12:20 AM
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Depends on if your area has a lot of fenced in yards. 36 will fit through most standard gates, anything larger you'll probably be scratchin your head. If gates aren't an issue, get a 48 or 52. Larger the deck, less time on the lawn.
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