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Ferris or exmark

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by tlc2002, Mar 8, 2008.

  1. tlc2002

    tlc2002 LawnSite Member
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    Posts: 25

    which one is a better mower and price?
  2. riverwalklandscaping

    riverwalklandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 759

    Easy, Hustler
  3. hackitdown

    hackitdown LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,505

    Oh boy, here we go.

    I say Exmark is far better. I have 2 friends with Ferris ZTRs and have had lots of problems.
  4. CrownlawnCare

    CrownlawnCare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 11

    I would say Exmark also. I would also think that dealer support is very important when considering either.
  5. joshco84

    joshco84 LawnSite Senior Member
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  6. TomberLawn

    TomberLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,299

    I've never tried an Exmark, but I will say I really like my Ferris. The only problem I had was the hour meter stopped working right after I bought it, but it was replaced promptly under warranty. The ride is great, it is fast, and cuts very well. I don't really know how they compare in price, but since both are quality mowers, they should be about the same price.
  7. Frue

    Frue LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,472

    I have owned both... Ferris rides better, exmark cuts better, and ferris is priced better. Now if I had to choose between the ferris and triton deck I choose ferris hands down.

    Ferris is a great mower and I would choose the ferris. They are now at zero percent.
  8. cemeteryman

    cemeteryman LawnSite Member
    Posts: 107

    I have tried both and the Exmark has a better cut and in my area the dealer support is a lot better. The service area in my area is a lot better for Exmark as well. To top it all off my Exmark dealer is more willing to come in and give me a deal that I can afford.
  9. Lawn-Sharks

    Lawn-Sharks LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 912

    I have had my Exmark for over a year with no problems. But my friend has 2 ferris's thats he's had for about a year and both of them has had some problems nothing major
  10. ProStreetCamaro

    ProStreetCamaro LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,139

    Bingo this guy hit the nail on the head. Or if you want the Lazer AS with the UltraCut deck then go Exmark but avoid the Triton deck at all costs.

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