Husqvarna, JD, or Snapper

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by HigginsLawnCare, Jan 10, 2017.

  1. ZombieCutter

    ZombieCutter LawnSite Senior Member
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  2. Sti2.5ldohc

    Sti2.5ldohc LawnSite Member
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    I've had 2 John Deere 225s that were used for my business growing up. The one has over 2000 hours. Replaced engine at 1700.
  3. Mr Stripe

    Mr Stripe LawnSite Silver Member
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    literally I'd rather throw $2000 on a used Scag with 980 hours and take my chances then to roll the dice on a brand new residential grade ztr.
  4. HigginsLawnCare

    HigginsLawnCare LawnSite Member
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    What about a SCAG LIBERTY z ..... think it's a 48" ? This one does have fabricated deck , z2800 hydro gear tranny for $4200. I don't need any deck bigger than a 48". I really appreciate your suggestions guys, it's gonna help. I think the most say , don't settle for a brand new $2800 residential ZTR, it won't hold up.
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  5. Mr Stripe

    Mr Stripe LawnSite Silver Member
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    I don't know much about the liberty-z so I'll let others weigh in,,, I like that you're thinking Scag though.
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  6. HigginsLawnCare

    HigginsLawnCare LawnSite Member
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    Has anyone owned one of these or heard of any reviews? 2017 Hustler Raptor SD, 48", Kohler 25hp
  7. Gilbertlwncare

    Gilbertlwncare LawnSite Member
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    I bought a brand new commercial 52" husqvarna last year and love it great all around machine. It cuts well when its wet and the price is very competitive.
  8. KDK

    KDK LawnSite Member
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    There are lots of great used options out there. Check out face-book resale pages! Get what you need the first time you but and you save money.
  9. kawasaki guy

    kawasaki guy LawnSite Fanatic
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    You would be better off with a good used commercial mower.

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