Considering new models

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by westwind, Jun 10, 2006.

  1. westwind

    westwind LawnSite Senior Member
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    Currently running 5 exmark lazer z 60, 25hp kohler. All of these machines have been worked hard, high 2000 hrs. on all. We also run a 52 exmark lazer and some wright standers. Our main concern are th z's. This coming Spring, purchasing 3-5 new zero-turns. Exmark lazer z 27hp kohler vs. Everide 60in. 25hp kawi. We have some brand loyalty, but everide offers some things that were worth a look. Both products a servicable close to our area. What do you guys think?:confused:
     
  2. jrs mowing

    jrs mowing LawnSite Member
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    exmark lazer z 27hp 60"
     
  3. Idealtim

    Idealtim LawnSite Senior Member
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    Exmark, I'm loyal! They've never done anything to lose my bussiness.
     
  4. Ron's Lawncare

    Ron's Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
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    i don't know about anyone else but i'm not impressed with the avalibility of parts for the kawi motors.


    Ron
     
  5. kc2006

    kc2006 LawnSite Silver Member
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    I don't like everides. Just make sure you demo the tritons in your area to be sure they cut well, or maybe by the time you buy they'll have a fix out, I'd go with the exmark in your situation if they can cut good.
     
  6. lazer 46

    lazer 46 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Funny that you mention Everide. I asked one of my equipment dealers if they would consider getting a Hustler dealership. They said "We have everide, it's almost the same as a Hustler"
     
  7. kc2006

    kc2006 LawnSite Silver Member
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    Please continue, I'd like to hear the likeness of the two? (I don't own a hustler btw).
     
  8. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
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    Try looking at the Ferris 3100 or 4500 maybe.
     
  9. DLCS

    DLCS LawnSite Platinum Member
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    If Exmark has treated you well, why make a switch. I say Exmark, only reason is I have never used an Everide, yet.
     
  10. ThirdDay

    ThirdDay LawnSite Senior Member
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    If these are your only two choices go with the ExMark.

    Better overall service and parts availability and a good machine as well.
     

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