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New Exmark Mower

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by Scagboy715, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. Darryl G

    Darryl G LawnSite Fanatic
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    Wow...didn't realize it was almost a $2k price difference.
     
  2. Quix

    Quix LawnSite Member
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    I have a 52" Exmark, well 2 actually with the Turf Tracer. Love them both, I'm sure you will too.
     
  3. Scagboy715

    Scagboy715 LawnSite Member
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    Yep I think it's a little crazy for what you get. The major differences are hydros, clutch, deck, and tires
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  4. Scagboy715

    Scagboy715 LawnSite Member
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    I have a 36 metro and love it...hoping to upgrade to 36 turf tracer. I demoed and liked it a whole lot. I love the ecs which is on my metro
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  5. a clear difference lawn

    a clear difference lawn LawnSite Senior Member
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    Do not clean the air filter more often than recommended in the engine manual. Overservicing will cause more dirt to end up in your engine. Very nice mower!! I love it when they are all clean and shiny. Try to post an update on how it runs, cuts, etc. Good luck this season!
     
  6. a clear difference lawn

    a clear difference lawn LawnSite Senior Member
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    In your pics the deck on the mower you bought looks pretty darn stout. What is the difference in the S series deck? You can put whatever tires you want on it for less than $200. If you watch your idle when you engage and disengage, the clutch should last plenty long. I'm guessing the S series still uses transaxles and not separate pumps and wheel motors. I think for 2k in difference you made a great decision. I just don't see that much more value in the S series mower.
     
  7. Darryl G

    Darryl G LawnSite Fanatic
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    I think you'll get good service out of it...not the mower I'd want to hand over to a crew, but for an owner/operator who presumably isn't going to be beating the crap out of it, it should be fine.
     
  8. Scagboy715

    Scagboy715 LawnSite Member
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    Correction lol I mean replacing the air filter sooner than needed. I am a FREAK about maintenance. Yes shiny is always good! And will do and good luck to you as well!
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  9. Scagboy715

    Scagboy715 LawnSite Member
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    Yes it is very stout. On the e series it comes with a series 2 deck(on exmark site and booklet it says that wrong) and the s series has a series 3 or 4 I believe. The difference is the deepness by about one inch with the series 2 being shallower. As far as the clutch there's like a 25 lbs difference so what you said is kind of what I figured. And I cannot remember the models but I want to say the e series pump model has the 2800 and the s series has the 3100 so the s still has separate pumps and motors, just a little more beefed up. And no I couldn't justify it other than looks because if taller wider tires and believe it or not the sales guys talked me out of the s series from day one
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  10. Scagboy715

    Scagboy715 LawnSite Member
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    No I totally agree with that and I have two guys that work with me in the summer and still I will be the only one operating it because that makes a huge difference in longevity of expensive components in my opinion lol
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