Scag's new walk behind SWZT review!! With pics!!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by GMLC, Aug 10, 2013.

  1. GMLC

    GMLC LawnSite Platinum Member
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    I have been wanting to try a pro walk for a long time!! Especially with the z controls.
  2. GMLC

    GMLC LawnSite Platinum Member
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    I have a few properties where the swtz would be perfect. I have always been interested in BOP but Scag has an even better light weight machine now. If this deck cuts good we will have a winner!

    I can also see the 36 swzt replacing 21's, 26's, 30's etc.
  3. Church2224

    Church2224 LawnSite Senior Member
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    You will love it man. Great cut, excellent build, the Z controls are very smooth and easy to use. I was very close to getting one until I saw that my Exmark dealer had S series Turf Tracers for a few hundred cheaper than the Gravelys (At the time, apparently my Gravely dealer was giving me the wrong prices back then :laugh:)
  4. GMLC

    GMLC LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Just comfirmed Scag offers a bagger, mulch kit and a mulch plate(scags version of a ocdc) for the swzt.
  5. dathorpe

    dathorpe LawnSite Senior Member
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    I will need a bagger for it. GMLC, It'll be a couple of weeks before I can even get the opportunity to demo. Hopefully, you'll get the chance to cut with it before then. I'm looking forward to reading what you have to say.
  6. KV9064

    KV9064 LawnSite Member
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    there is an ad on EBAY for new 48" SWZT for $4999.00 , but i've heard some are selling for around $4799.00 thats about the same price as Hustler Trimstar they have the same engine and hydro.
  7. tamo

    tamo LawnSite Member
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    My dealer in Portland, OR quoted me $4764.00 for the 36".

    Anyone have any opinion on how this deck might compare with the BOP deck. My only complaint with my Quick is having to scrape out the deck after every mow in spring/damp conditions.

    The Quick is the only WB I've ever owned. Is the need to scrape constantly common in all WB's, or is the Quick especially bad in that regard?

  8. jakes mowing

    jakes mowing LawnSite Senior Member
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    dont have to scrape after every mow with my ferris.
  9. Glenn Lawn Care

    Glenn Lawn Care LawnSite Silver Member
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    My dealer said it a a commercial mower that home owners would use. The hydraulics are not as beefy as their other walk behinds. They are coming out with a 52" next year, hopefully theybbuild the mower for more commercial use cuz I'm very interested in this mower.
  10. weaver

    weaver LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,396

    They actually weigh more than the SWZ full hydro mowers...

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