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Old 06-28-2013, 09:47 PM
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Vride, TrimStar, or Quiktrak?

In the market for a 48" Stand/Walk behind.

Options are TrimStar (Might go with 54" if I can figure out how to get it into more of my gated yards), VRide 36", or John Deere Quiktrak (48") 647A?

What do you guys think is the best bang for the amount of money?

I currently just use two Honda HRX21's for my smaller yards so no matter what the choice it is an upgrade, but I have no experience with any of them.

I'm not so interested in Toro, and I don't have a local Exmark dealer so these seem to be my choices.
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:03 PM
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We run vrides and have been very happy with them. That's the best I can do for you as we have not used the others.
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:09 PM
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I have been reading alot of great reviews on the vrides - and they have the velocity deck(?)
From what I can tell the hustler trimstars have the lower deck like the fast tracks have, not the vx4
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:12 PM
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Yes the velocity deck has a great design and performs very well. In my opinion.
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:54 PM
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I don't own none that's listed But if I would buy one I like the Trimstar has the adjustable deck and easy controls
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Old 06-28-2013, 11:41 PM
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Controls on the trimstar are killer. Maybe throw a bullrider sulky on the hustler and you will have the best of both worlds ( ride on and walk behind).
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Old 06-29-2013, 12:25 AM
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Is the bull rider the sulky that has the rolers on the bottom? Kind of like skiing? If so my dealer said that hustler doesn't produce them any longer but they are having an outside vendor fabricate the same design to sell for around $500, def. interested in picking that up. They explained that it can be used for striping and as a generic lawn roller.
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Old 06-29-2013, 08:43 AM
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I own a trimstar and vride. Both 48" decks. The vride is what the guys grab first and is a much higher quality build. I would steer you to the 48" vride b4 the 36" vride.
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Old 06-29-2013, 09:05 AM
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Buying commercial mowers is worse than buying a used car.. to many choices
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Old 06-29-2013, 05:36 PM
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Is the bull rider the sulky that has the rolers on the bottom? Kind of like skiing? If so my dealer said that hustler doesn't produce them any longer but they are having an outside vendor fabricate the same design to sell for around $500, def. interested in picking that up. They explained that it can be used for striping and as a generic lawn roller.
Google the bullrider sulky , its a castor wheel sulky that you can zero turn with. I wouldn't use any trailer type sulky with a hydro mower IMO.
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