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Old 06-18-2013, 10:24 AM
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finally someone who owns both! i hope exact rototilling sees this.
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Yeah saw it....

Still.....I really would like to demo the Exmark and Toro TurfMaster just for the sake of comparison especially in terms of ease of use of the drive systems....?

I stow my TimeMaster in my trailer with the handle vertical nearly 100% of the time. The fold down handle is really handy for getting under low branches and makes mowing less awkward for my 12 year old son. And being almost 40 pounds lighter is huge in my book.

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Old 06-18-2013, 10:27 AM
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Also I know it sounds crazy but the timemaster seems to mulch and handle the higher grass better than the turfmaster. I don't really get it but who knows.
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Are you running the same blades in both mowers...?

Blades look the same at first glace.... but there is a more aggressive and pronounced bend and lift angle on the TurfMaster blades.

If I know I'm not going to be stuck bagging....I have been more inclined to use the lower lift TimeMaster blades.

There were some reports of mulching blades for the TurfMaster...? As of yet nobody has confirmed this or not....?

Still....many dealers are saying the blades are identical....
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Old 06-18-2013, 10:44 AM
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Also I know it sounds crazy but the timemaster seems to mulch and handle the higher grass better than the turfmaster. I don't really get it but who knows.
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I put the turfmaster blades on the timemaster. The commercial blades have higher lift and seem to take a bit more power. Perhaps that explains your finding.
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Old 06-18-2013, 10:54 AM
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Both mowers are stock. I started with the timemaster last year and then went with a turfmaster this year as business was growing in that market. I think expected to much from the turfmaster since it was a commercial grade mower but in all actuality the timemaster is lighter and more comfortable to use. Now which one will hope up better only time will tell but I'm very happy with both just don't expect the turfmaster to outperform the timemaster because at best their equal with the timemaster being less straining on the body
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Old 06-18-2013, 10:56 AM
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*now which one will last in the long run only time will tell**
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Old 06-18-2013, 11:05 AM
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*now which one will last in the long run only time will tell**
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Similar to the Honda hrc and hrx that people use. Time or Turf.
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Old 06-20-2013, 10:32 PM
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Hey guys. My 30 is still going strong. No tranny issues yet. What are the adjustments your supposed to make after a few hours use? Drive cable etc? Thanks!!
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Old 06-22-2013, 01:15 PM
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Both mowers are stock. I started with the timemaster last year and then went with a turfmaster this year as business was growing in that market. I think expected to much from the turfmaster since it was a commercial grade mower but in all actuality the timemaster is lighter and more comfortable to use. Now which one will hope up better only time will tell but I'm very happy with both just don't expect the turfmaster to outperform the timemaster because at best their equal with the timemaster being less straining on the body
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This is very telling. Operator fatigue vs. Long term survival at close to double the price...?

Do you have the Exmark or Toro?

On smaller lawns with lots of obstacles with much back and forth how would you rate the TurfMaster vs the Personal Pace drive TimeMaster...?
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Old 06-22-2013, 05:51 PM
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Hey guys. My 30 is still going strong. No tranny issues yet. What are the adjustments your supposed to make after a few hours use? Drive cable etc? Thanks!!
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Wished I could say the same. Tranny can't even move without a push and cable is fraying. Hopefully they will warranty it. As for adjustments read your owners manual.
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Old 06-22-2013, 09:33 PM
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Ok man. Thanks. Hope your probs work out. I see they did two year warranty on tranny. Very cool of Exmark.
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