Toro Z500 60" or Lazer Z 60". Can't Decide!!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Lawnfella, Jan 28, 2005.

  1. Lawnfella

    Lawnfella LawnSite Member
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    How well does the Toro stripe? How well are the stamped Turbo Force decks built? Does the offset on the deck make a funny looking stripe? I like the greasable spindles on the Toro and I can get the Toro a little cheaper. Will one cut better than the other?
     
  2. jtkplc

    jtkplc LawnSite Silver Member
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    I would think demo both of them and see what one you like.
     
  3. perfectlawncare

    perfectlawncare LawnSite Member
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    Toro all the way!! I have both and the new Turbo Force deck will cut better than any mower I have used. I have tried most of them out there.
     
  4. HazellLawnCare

    HazellLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
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    I have 2 new Toros with the 60" Turbo Force deck and I am very impressed with the quality of cut and the striping. I don't have a striping kit on mine and don't know if one will help much but I will try one in the spring and let you all know.
     
  5. lawncare4u

    lawncare4u LawnSite Senior Member
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    I to was undecided,then I decided TORO.........Then I met Hustler SUPER Z,it came with greasable spindle bearings and a suspintion seat and a oil cooler for less money and better fiananceing.....love it :waving: ......howener I am not downplaying TORO or Ex-MARK,they are all good machines :waving:
     
  6. ALarsh

    ALarsh LawnSite Silver Member
    from Midwest
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    I thought about both... I actually was going to get the exmark lazer z but backed out of the deal and went with the toro.
     
  7. stumper1620

    stumper1620 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    so, still peeking in the garage every night & day. spring can't get here soon enough. :D
     
  8. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
    Posts: 2,207

    Go for the super z. Hydro oil cooler with cooling fans for cooler oil, larger pumps and motors, suspension seat, 15 mph and at a good price you can't go wrong.
     
  9. ALarsh

    ALarsh LawnSite Silver Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 2,412

    You betcha. I occasionally sit on it and make some engine sounds. :p
     
  10. green814

    green814 LawnSite Member
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    I was having the same trauma, but ended up getting the Toro as well. Came down to price. Z557 27/60.
    Chris
     

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