OH NO..not another which is better thread

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by BigLag, Feb 22, 2008.

  1. BigLag

    BigLag LawnSite Member
    Posts: 180

    I know you all hate these threads...if so, move on. But, for the people who have some sound advice, which would you get?

    Used Gravely..about 6 months old with 37 hours. 252z with 25 kawasaki, hydro lift deck, suspension seat...13 mph!!!

    New Hustler..mini Z 52" with 19 kawasaki

    almost the same amount of money give or take 50 bucks.
  2. scagmower

    scagmower LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 382

    keep looking, dont buy em, buy a scag...scags they will last you alot longer in the long run
  3. BigLag

    BigLag LawnSite Member
    Posts: 180

    already have a scag...they are a lot more money.

    its going to be either the gravely or the hustler...not exmark, toro, scag, dixie....unless i ran into a deal i couldn't turn down ofcourse.
  4. Turf Dawg

    Turf Dawg LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,719

    If the Gravely has the x-factor deck I would go with that one. Just my twin pennies.
  5. S man

    S man LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,562

    No Hustler!
  6. BigLag

    BigLag LawnSite Member
    Posts: 180

    is there a reason for that statement?

    almost positive it has the x factor.
  7. qball98

    qball98 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 83

    If you are going to be bagging with it get the gravely. If you don't intend to bag get the hustler with a 19 you still might have to slow down some on the thick lawns. In my opinion a 52" deck needs at least 23HP and 25hp or more if bagging.
  8. BigLag

    BigLag LawnSite Member
    Posts: 180

    never bag...but do mulch quite a bit in fall and winter...most of my yards are acreage
  9. metro36

    metro36 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,412

    Gravely. The hustler will cause you to slow down in the thick stuff or when wet. The extra hp on the gravely will come in handy.
  10. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 2,994

    I like HUstler. Don't know much about Gravely though.

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