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Old 08-26-2013, 10:33 AM
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Need a Zero Turn w/ stipulation

Have almost an acre. Half is fenced with 2 ways to get in back through a 47" gate. Have been push mowing this for 3 years. Need a ZT mower with a total width no wider than 46". Was looking at the Toro Timecutter 4260. It is 45.6" with deflecter up. Or Gravely ZT34. About a $300 dollar difference. Like the Kawi and cut size of the Toro, but think Gravely is better quality? Very hard finding a small ZT to fit through my gates.
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Old 08-26-2013, 10:46 AM
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How about a wider gate so you could get at least a 48 in there?
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Old 08-26-2013, 10:54 AM
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How about a wider gate so you could get at least a 48 in there?
I second that.... More & more fence companies here are going even wider than 48" now when building new fences ( privacy).. Most are doing like 5ft gates, a heck of a lot easier & can sneek the ZT in the back yards now...
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Old 08-26-2013, 10:58 AM
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Def crossed my mind. Trying to stay around d the 3K mark. Once a week cut on almost an acre. What would you recommend other than the two I posted? Are toros bad?
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Old 08-26-2013, 12:35 PM
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Years ago, I had a 30" Dixon that would be perfect for such a situation. It would fit through most any gate and with it's single blade, gave a BEAUTIFUL cut.

They don't make the same one now. They used to have a mechanical transmission that I kept working easily because I knew how to maintain it. They make the same mower now with hydraulics and it can be had brand new for $2,299. Even though this is only a 30" cut machine, it would surprise you how fast you can cover ground with one of the little things.

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Old 08-26-2013, 01:07 PM
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http://www.exmark.com/Products/Defau...wer&Type=Specs here ya go
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