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Old 08-29-2014, 05:41 AM
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Scag v Grass hopper

Which would you buy? I need to cut grass on housing estates 16 a year. Looking for 6' zero turn with loads of power, speed and nice finish. Does the super m deck on Scag do a decent job?
Your thoughts would be very much appreciated. Thanks for looking
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Old 08-29-2014, 06:57 AM
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Which would you buy? I need to cut grass on housing estates 16 a year. Looking for 6' zero turn with loads of power, speed and nice finish. Does the super m deck on Scag do a decent job?
Your thoughts would be very much appreciated. Thanks for looking
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That's not an option here.
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Old 08-30-2014, 06:45 AM
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Whats a super M deck?

Id' get a grasshopper… MUCH better collection system
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Old 09-01-2014, 11:19 AM
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Please tell us more about the super m deck!!!

We cannot get them here....

Nor can we get half pints of Guinness but that is besides the point...
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Old 09-01-2014, 11:47 AM
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http://www.rtmachinery.co.uk/products-scag.htm
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Old 09-01-2014, 03:17 PM
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The sites I have to maintain are for a basic cut, no collection required. Currently we are using a Shibaura CM364 with 6'Muthing flail deck. Scag do a deck with a spiral teeth for rough cutting. I was wondering had any of ye had experience with same, apparently not by the looks of things. See the grass here is wet most of the time and I would need a high hp diesel mower, preferably zero turn to speed things up. So in your opinion is Scag a tough mower and are they easy to maintain or should I buy a Grasshopper for same reasons?
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Old 09-01-2014, 08:30 PM
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They both have similar style rotary decks, we can't get the M deck or true flail decks on ZTRs, wish we could. That being said the velocity deck is a great choice for bi-weekly slightly wet grass.
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Old 09-01-2014, 11:45 PM
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Well for us Americans we cant get the m deck on a scag so we wouldnt know what to tell you. The grasshoppers with the duramax deck up next to the velocity deck are about the same, granted ive never owned a grasshopper. I have 61" turf tiger and 48" tiger cub and love the cut. I have always wanted to get a grasshopper. Honestly i think the best thing you could do is test out both and go from there none of us can really compare anything to the M deck because its a flail. Hope this helped
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Old 09-02-2014, 12:10 AM
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The m deck isnt a scag deck. It is made by humus, and they make one to fit the turf tiger, only because the turf tiger is shaft driven instead of belt driven.

Go with the scag, there shouldnt even be a question here.
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Old 09-03-2014, 03:58 AM
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The Deck in action photos only

http://www.special-maskiner.com/prod...cag-zero-turn/
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