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Old 02-03-2013, 08:52 AM
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Lazer, Wildcat, or Turf Tiger?

I'm looking for a mower for my yard. I'm in PA and have about 2 acres to mow.

I've been leaning towards a used Exmark 60. But now I'm down to these three. All are nice, and I'm looking for your opinions.

-Exmark 60, 2011 , 900 hours, 25HP
-Scag Wildcat 61, 2009, 400 hours, 27HP
-Scag Turf Tiger 52, 2009, 750 hours, 27HP

My thoughts - Always been partial to Exmarks but am open-minded. The Wildcat is appealing due to the low hours. The Turf Tiger is only a 52, but it may be worth the smaller deck to get a turf tiger?


All are in real nice shape and in the $5K range. BTW - is that a good price range for what I'm looking at?

Thanks!
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:49 AM
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Lazer, Wildcat, or Turf Tiger?

If you are mowing your yard and nothing commercial you may want to look more into new new mower that is not as commercial or a smaller mower. I mow three acres in two hours on a 48 z400. Also dealers are trying to get rid of last year units.
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:51 AM
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Lazer, Wildcat, or Turf Tiger?

Oh yes the x mark is a great mower. It's probably ten thousand new but just a guess. A good used commercial will last you a long time.
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Old 02-03-2013, 11:21 AM
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Lazer, Wildcat, or Turf Tiger?

Scags are built tough also. I have a few of them . One of them has almost 4000 hours on it.
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Old 02-03-2013, 11:28 AM
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get the wildcat or turf tiger
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Old 02-04-2013, 03:44 PM
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Thanks everybody. Is $5K a fair price range for these mowers with these specs?
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Old 02-04-2013, 04:03 PM
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Of those three, and for homeonwer use only, I'd take the Wildcat no question.
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Old 02-04-2013, 04:12 PM
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i would take the wildcat because of the low hours. will last you the rest of your life if youre just using it for your personal yard
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Old 02-04-2013, 07:41 PM
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Old 02-04-2013, 07:43 PM
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I'd say the wildcat aswell. Will be all you want and more
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