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Old 06-03-2013, 08:38 PM
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From what I've read, the BG 34 has a great cut with striping. Not sure how it stripes since there are no rollers, etc. Anyway, you're probably right with the Simplicity. I grew up with those and they always performed well. A lot of guys seem to like the Cub's cut too. The Simplicity is a larger machine than I would like to have (overall size). I'd say I'm likely going to go with the BG 34, Cub, Simplicity probably in that order.

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Old 06-04-2013, 11:40 PM
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I'm borrowing my friend's Timemaster to use on several yards tommoroh. As someone said, it reminds me of Darth Maul. Just an idea, does anyone know if the wheel on the turfmaster could be put on the Timemaster. Or does it have a different bolt setup?
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Old 06-05-2013, 08:17 PM
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[QUOTE=lawnsaspire;4785081]i used the timemaster on 5 lawns today. love everything about it except as said the briggs lacks power. doesnt pick up small twigs and such. the engine is the biggest sticker for me on deciding which to buy. exact or anyone else w the timemaster, what kind of fuel efficiency do you get w it. sildoc said on here he mowed 30 yards on 1 gallon w the turfmaster.
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Old 06-05-2013, 09:51 PM
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Exact, in addition to my previous questions, just wondering how many hrs you would say on your timemaster? My biggest concern is the Briggs longevity prospects vs. Kawasaki. This would be a primary use mower for me.
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Old 06-05-2013, 10:34 PM
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I made it to 13 hours before engine failure.

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Old 06-05-2013, 10:41 PM
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Well I bought a timemaster today. Tomorrow will be a decent day to try it out. I used it around the house and seemed to cut well.
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Old 06-05-2013, 10:49 PM
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Wishing you the best my man!

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Old 06-05-2013, 11:12 PM
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I used the friend's timemaster today as I said on yards where I normally use Quick 36. I got done much earlier today despite the 6 inch difference. I can get the mower off the trailer, set appropriate height setting and get ready to either bag or mulch in less time that it takes me to do those things with the Quick. Plus I don't have to mess with heavy bagger. To me this mower or perhaps the turfmaster eliminates the need for either the 36 or 21 anymore. Perhaps I should keep the 36 for leaf mulching in fall, as the Toro has less power for that end of the work. Not sure yet.
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Old 06-06-2013, 12:55 AM
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How's the quality of cut compared to your Scag, Q36 & Honda?
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Old 06-06-2013, 06:23 AM
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One note about the Timemaster. The height of cut settings on 2013 models are 1/4" off. The manual says the gas tank holds enough gas for approx. 1 hour run time.
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