Size Deck?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by scottb, Jun 6, 2001.

  1. scottb

    scottb LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 408

    What in you'r humble opinons is the best all around deck size for 1/2 to 3 acre jobs (residental) and you can only have one machine. 48,52,or 60.
  2. evergreenlawn

    evergreenlawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 25

    If I could only take one mower with me it would be a 60" ZTR. It's a good all-around machine. Unless you have gates.;)
  3. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,937

    I second that..... 60" ZTR. Drop the lawns that it doesn't fit into. If you are mowing 3 acre lots, 72" may be a better choice.
  4. awm

    awm LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,354

    personal pref right now would be 52. big enough for any job and
    will fit a few places ,bigger wouldnt
  5. racerdave

    racerdave LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 260

    IMHO, 60"
  6. Pauls Mowing

    Pauls Mowing LawnSite Member
    Posts: 207

    I'm with Dave, 60".

  7. KirbysLawn

    KirbysLawn Millenium Member
    Posts: 3,486

    Keep the trend going...60" also.
  8. oneEXMARKfan

    oneEXMARKfan Banned
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  9. SLS

    SLS LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mars
    Posts: 1,540

    60" ZTR

    ...and a 21" pusher for those narrow ditches and tight spots.
  10. corycc

    corycc LawnSite Member
    Posts: 67

    Just kidding! :D
    60" unless you've got a lot of obstacles.

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