Which brand Ztr should I buy

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by CajunMan, Feb 12, 2007.

  1. CajunMan

    CajunMan LawnSite Member
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    I have been looking at several brands of commerical ZTR mowers---Scag, Gravely, XMark, Dixie Chopper, and Kubuta.
    This is for home use and maybe a few lawns to help pay the notes, I am looking at either a 36 inch or 48 inch cut.
    Can anyone give me a little advice on which brand should I buy.
  2. meets1

    meets1 LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,781

    Home use - best bang for your buck - get a Dixon. Any commercial use - go with toro, exmark, scag - more money and a whole lot more mower!
  3. robbo521

    robbo521 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 601

    a JD Z-track.
  4. Uranus

    Uranus LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mass
    Posts: 1,624

    Of your choices I would go with the gravely. Decent machine for what you need. You dont need to spend top dollar on Dixie or Exmark. Your not going to be running it for 8 hours a day like we do. Check out gravely. I looked at them while my dealer was mounting my plow and thought they looked good for a starter company or even great for a homeowner. Dixion might be a second choice for you. Some in here like them alot. Good luck.
  5. cpel2004

    cpel2004 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,416

    I love my scag tt, I loved my dixie 42in , I also loved my sentar 52, with that being said you couldn't go wrong with either. Im looking to demo a JD quiktrac 657Maybe adding a JD657 with 36 Sentar. Im looking for more speed.
  6. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,096

    From the brands you listed, Exmark, Scag, or Gravely.
  7. justanotherlawnguy

    justanotherlawnguy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,251

    any z available at home depot or lowes....
  8. GreenN'Clean

    GreenN'Clean LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,512

    Bunton,Bobcat,Lesco or Cub Cadet
  9. GreenN'Clean

    GreenN'Clean LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,512

    I think the Z's at home depot are all residential mowers and not commercial
  10. EMTDUCK1984

    EMTDUCK1984 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 180

    Exmark Has The Best Mower On The Market Yes You May Pay A Little More For Them But They Hold Up Better

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