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Old 02-20-2005, 11:36 AM
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Walker MC vs MT (is 2hp a big deal)

went to new dealer and saw the walkers. big price difference between the two models. The only difference I noticed was the hp.

Am i missing something?

Does 2hp make that much of a difference? I would run a 42ghs nothing larger. Do I need the MT model
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Old 02-20-2005, 11:55 AM
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went to new dealer and saw the walkers. big price difference between the two models. The only difference I noticed was the hp.

Am i missing something?

Does 2hp make that much of a difference? I would run a 42ghs nothing larger. Do I need the MT model
I've been wondering the same thing. I'm looking at a 23hp Kaw or 25hp Kohler for a new machine. Other than the $$ I'm not sure it's THAT big of a deal, is it?? Input anyone?

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Old 02-20-2005, 12:16 PM
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Just curious, what were the two different prices that you got
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Old 02-20-2005, 12:46 PM
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Just curious, what were the two different prices that you got
05' MT 42 ghs w/ 9.5 bushel 8999 up 300 from last year, due to steel increase

05' MC 42 ghs w/ 9.5 bushel 7830 last years prices, don't know this years prices, waiting for this years price
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Old 02-20-2005, 01:07 PM
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I would have to say the biggest perk of going to the MT would be to keep your options open. You can get bigger decks, more implements and so on. I think that they are also built more for the proffessional than a home owner. I have a MT 20hp and I wish I would have got the diesel or the 26hp. Good luck. Aaron
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Old 02-20-2005, 01:12 PM
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I would have to say the biggest perk of going to the MT would be to keep your options open. You can get bigger decks, more implements and so on. I think that they are also built more for the proffessional than a home owner. I have a MT 20hp and I wish I would have got the diesel or the 26hp. Good luck. Aaron
I understand what you are saying Aaron, I am thinking the same thing. But nowhere does it mention homeowner. Model C is for "commercial and Institutional Use"

Do you know of anything specific, other than the motor, that is different?
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Old 02-20-2005, 05:43 PM
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engine

Koh makes 18, 20 and 22 hp all same displacement.
624 cc. 23hp 674 cc, 26 724 cc. Check all the differences.

I have a 01 MT-20. Ed
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Old 02-20-2005, 09:43 PM
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There are quite a few differences in the spec comparison and you may find that at Walkers website. The differences are not huge and the mower will cut grass but I personally own a 26EFI and would never go any smaller. I run a 42GHS deck in the spring for cleans and the 52SD w/doubles for the mowing season.
The MT has bigger wheels a better electrical system and some smaller differences as well as the more hp. no the difference between 18 and 20 aren't huge but there is a huge difference in the 18 to the 26. Run your numbers and in the long run I think you would do better with the higher HP model T if you do any kind of volume. Just my opinion for you. Good Luck.
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Old 02-20-2005, 11:21 PM
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thanks for the imput. I am going to think about this some more
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Old 02-20-2005, 11:25 PM
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does anyone know how much more the 26efi is than the 20hp? I only looked at the 20hp at my dealer so I was just wondering if its much more. I am sure the diesel is way more probably??
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