Deere vs Scag

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by Jimmy Bell, Mar 31, 2003.

  1. Jimmy Bell

    Jimmy Bell LawnSite Member
    Posts: 37

    I'm looking at a Scag Tiger Cub, 19HP w/48" deck for $5,995.00 vs a Deere 727, 23HP w/54" deck for $6,995.00. Dealers are both very good and close by. Other than the HP and 6" on the deck - I can't see 1K more in the Deere. After reading tons of stuff on both from their company web sites - I'm convinced the Scag is a better machine. I cut 4 acres of grass and may cut another yard for an elderly neighbor (at least 4 acres!) this year. I've wanted a Z for a long time and I want to be sure I get a "keeper" I respect ya'lls opinion - so let me know what you think. Thanks
  2. grassdaddy

    grassdaddy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 565

    Look at a scag of same size and hp, then compare, and demo both.Between the 2, I prefer scag,but not a little one.;)
  3. LWNMWR1

    LWNMWR1 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 188

    scag, there really isn't any comparison. "simply the best"
  4. Mackado

    Mackado LawnSite Member
    Posts: 10

    :blob4: What you need is Exmark Lazer Z they are the best. I bought mine last year and love it. It took me 4hrs to mow my yard and now it takes 90 minutes and looks so smooth.

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