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84or 96 lazers?

Discussion in 'eXmark' started by Tim Baden, Apr 25, 2002.

  1. Tim Baden

    Tim Baden LawnSite Member
    Posts: 57

    I heard a rumor that you guys are comming out with a 84"lazer next year.I also heard you are looking at the idea of a 96"lazer.Is this true?Sure could cut some serious commercial accounts with those mowers.If this is true what kind of price tag are we looking at,just a ballpark idea? Thanks.
  2. eXmark

    eXmark Manufacturer / Sponsor
    Posts: 4,258


    I am not aware of any plans for these two deck widths however a lot of people will tell you that I don't know everything, some will tell you I don't know anything.

    I guess it really comes down to what happens with this thread and other market research tools we use. How many of you guys would like to see an 84" or 96" Lazer for your landscape business? Is this a product that could be better utilized by schools, cities, government etc.?

    Let us know what you think.


  3. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,360

    How exactly would you trailer something that big? It would be fun, but I don't think it would benefit me. Some others might could use something like that.
  4. Tim Baden

    Tim Baden LawnSite Member
    Posts: 57

    That's a good question.Sure would need a big trailer for those witch would cost big bucks and I bet the price for the mowers would be big time.But like you said sure would be fun trying them out.
  5. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,937

    Seems to me that anything bigger than 5' - 6' is just too big for one deck. Bigger jobs that could utilize 7' - 14' cuts can also acomodate bigger equipment. This has already been invented.....Look at the Toro, Jake, JD, etc batwing mowers. They utilize an outfront deck with 2 retractable wing decks. I see some Colleges and school districts using these "BIG" batwing mowers, when they "should" be using a couple new 72" XP's. You can buy 3 XP's for the price of a small batwing mower!
  6. Esby

    Esby LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 662

    I know I couldn't use it on the majority of properties I do, but for some people maybe it would be worth the investment. Good idea, but I dont know if Exmark would make alot of money off them-there just doesn't seem to be a LARGE maket for them.

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