Choose a Mower

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Rwise10230, Feb 8, 2006.

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I've narrowed my choices to 3 zero turn 60"+ mowers. Which would you choose?:

  1. Exmark 27 hp liquid cooled

    35 vote(s)
    38.0%
  2. Lesco 25 hp

    11 vote(s)
    12.0%
  3. Scag 27 hp liquid cooled

    19 vote(s)
    20.7%
  4. other

    27 vote(s)
    29.3%
  1. Rwise10230

    Rwise10230 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 75

    I've narrowed my choices to 3 zero turn 60"+ mowers. Which would you choose based on your experiences considering performance, maintenance and price?

    Exmark 27 HP liquid cooled
    Scag 27 HP liquid cooled
    Lesco 25 HP
     
  2. jtkplc

    jtkplc LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,646

    Are these brand new '06 mowers? Because I don't see a 27 HP L/C mower for Exmark...
     
  3. Lux Lawn

    Lux Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,267

    I recently purchased an Exmark Rider,it was a leftover 2005 model.We also have a Scag w/b and love it,one of the best cutting machine's we use.Their riders are fantastic as well.While I have never used a Lesco Rider before I do know people in the business that own them and like them.For the money I don't think you can go wrong with a Lesco Rider.They are cheaper price wise then the other two mowers listed by far,so if it come down to price for you stick with the Lesco.
     
  4. barnard

    barnard LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 618

    Ferris is my choice.
     
  5. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
    Posts: 2,207

    Ferris or Hustler would be my choice but I voted for the Lesco because they are the lowest priced machine and just as good if not better than the Scag and Exmark. The only thing about the Lesco is your getting a lesser engine by it being air cooled and a little less hp.
     
  6. Blessed 1

    Blessed 1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 516

    Exmark XS 31 HP
     
  7. lafrance4078

    lafrance4078 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 246

    consider the everride warrior if you have a good dealer in your area. They have some great features.
     
  8. green acres lawns

    green acres lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 362

    My first z was a 60" 23 hp lc lazer. Still going strong after 1500 hrs. But my last 2 have been Scags(52" and 72"). If the exmark starts giving me trouble it will be replaced with a 61" tiger or wildcat.
     
  9. ThirdDay

    ThirdDay LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 442

    We run all Great Dane stuff here and the quality of cut is second to none!

    Great machines at awesome prices.
     
  10. DLCS

    DLCS LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,374

    John Deere Z traks
     

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