Light commercial ZTR mower

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Yerkz, Apr 3, 2008.

  1. Yerkz

    Yerkz LawnSite Member
    Posts: 65

    I have narrowed down my new mower choice to these 4. Looking for a light commercial/heavy residential to mow five 1/2 acre lawns. Let me know which you guys would recommend.

    Exmark-Quest Bad Boy-ZT series Cub Cadet-Enforcer Toro-Titan
    48"/22 Briggs 60"/26 Briggs 48"/21 Kawasaki 48"/23 Kohler
    7mph/4gals 7mph/14 gal 8mph/10gal 7mph/5gal
    $4,499.00 $4,999.00 $4,999.00 $4,599.00
    Dealer Tractor supply Dealer Dealer
  2. macguy

    macguy LawnSite Member
    Posts: 18

    The Exmark or the Bad Boy. Not a fan of CC or the Titan series.
  3. joff

    joff LawnSite Member
    from midwest
    Posts: 2

    I've been looking at the Titan Z also and would be curious what I should be aware of?
  4. Dustin1

    Dustin1 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 15

    How about the new Hustler Super Duty FastTrack. I just bought one.
  5. tb8100

    tb8100 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from TX
    Posts: 1,627

    what about the Scag Freedom? 19 kawi/48" sells for $5200. That or the Bad Boy ZT are great choices.
  6. tb8100

    tb8100 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from TX
    Posts: 1,627

    btw, you can get the Bad Boy ZT with the 23hp Vanguard on any cutting width for like $400 more than the ELS.
  7. Herrick

    Herrick LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 506

    How about a Deere Z445 or Z465... 25hp Kawasaki, 48, 54, or 62" decks.
  8. edgarpoe

    edgarpoe LawnSite Member
    Posts: 20

    I believe there is better than the Toro Titan Z. Here's my rant on a different thread. If your going to spend about $5K on a mower, get a good brand built like a commercial (welded deck, easy access to belts and filters, pro-quality spindles).

    The spindles on the Toro Titan Z are 'grease-less'. This is always a kiss of death for me, but then again, I expect a lot from my equipment.
  9. tb8100

    tb8100 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from TX
    Posts: 1,627

    Don't be fooled by the great engine and hydro system. The deck is stamped aluminum foil. :hammerhead:
  10. cutsit

    cutsit LawnSite Member
    from MO
    Posts: 21

    HEY! That's MY line! :laugh:

    I just went through the same process about choosing a mower. I went with the ZT Bad Boy. Most features for the money.

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