yes when you talk about different brands they will cut differently. but I talking saying a 48" exmark and a 60" exmark for example. the only thing that changes is the width of your rows. the quality doesn't drop going from the 48" to the 60". not that I've ever seen. I can take my 36" and 52" and mow right next to either. the only difference you'll notice is the width of the rows.