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Old 04-10-2014, 08:12 PM
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You take care of the Commercial 30s and 21s and make sure your crew members are not idiots with them they will last a while, I know guys who got ten year old Toro commercial proline 21s. A 1000-1700 dollar mower should.

However I do agree I rather have a 36 than a 30, especially if you get a hydro.
There's a big difference in the 30's and 21's. Many complaints and problems. No way they're going to last like a 36wb. And if/when you're done with the 36 its worth something.
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Old 04-10-2014, 08:22 PM
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As long as 36 to 40 inch gates remain the industry norm there will be plenty of 36"s to choose from. Personally I'm disappointed Gravely discontinued the EVO 36, compact like a stander, comfortable like a rider without the Wright price tag.
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Old 04-10-2014, 08:34 PM
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I'd keep it just for back up purposes if nothing else. If your main mower goes down mechanical or if you damage it for whatever reason you will have a usable alternative at your disposal.
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Old 04-10-2014, 09:06 PM
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I am using a 36 hydro WB, I would never buy one new because they are slow for the money but this mower over all is gold and I love it. I prefer it over a 36 stander for versatility. the biggest problem with a 36 is 2 blades do not mulch well compared to 3.
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Old 04-10-2014, 09:40 PM
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As long as 36 to 40 inch gates remain the industry norm there will be plenty of 36"s to choose from. Personally I'm disappointed Gravely discontinued the EVO 36, compact like a stander, comfortable like a rider without the Wright price tag.
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Gravely on the brain as the next option. Meant to say Ferris EVO.
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Old 04-10-2014, 11:44 PM
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Currently I run a 48 inch Turf Tracer with a Commercial 21 for gates and steep ditches, but I do think every
I know even Brickman, Trugreen, Valley Crest and even a few other larger LCOs in the area have 32s and 36s on their trailers.

Quick question, do you Scag 36 guys use hydro or belt drive models? Curious as I want to know if I should go hydro or belt.
my scag 36 is a belt drive. this is the mower i started off with, not knowing much about hydro. now that i have the turf tracer, i'm plum spoiled lol.
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Old 04-10-2014, 11:45 PM
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36" Snapper Pro WB. Don't leave home without it.
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Old 04-10-2014, 11:52 PM
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There's a big difference in the 30's and 21's. Many complaints and problems. No way they're going to last like a 36wb. And if/when you're done with the 36 its worth something.
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That I will give you, the 30s seem to have a lot of problems.
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Old 04-11-2014, 12:05 AM
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21" honda, 36" Turf Tracer and 52" V-ride, hard to beat that combo.
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Old 04-11-2014, 12:20 AM
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21" honda, 36" Turf Tracer and 52" V-ride, hard to beat that combo.
Having used the Honda, I would replace it with the Exmark or Toro 21, but that is just me.
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