which would you choose cub cadet 36" with gravely 36"

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by CHEVYCRAIG, Jul 4, 2005.

  1. CHEVYCRAIG

    CHEVYCRAIG LawnSite Member
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    I have a limited buget for this year, would like to add a smaller mower.Im looking at a cub cadet G1336 walk behind $2399 and a gravely GR1336FX 36"walk behind $2599 Dixon also has a w/b for $2,000 but looks like you get wht you pay for.I cut back to 7 lawn this year ,but next will be about 15 lawn again mostly all my lawns are 1/4 acre to 1/3 acre.Already have 42" cut ztr to add to the mix.Ferris, exmark,scagg run too much in my area!
     
  2. South Florida Lawns

    South Florida Lawns LawnSite Platinum Member
    from usa
    Posts: 4,785

    Much better mower IMO. I think you should demo both though and see which one suits you best.
     
  3. RedWingsDet

    RedWingsDet LawnSite Gold Member
    from Detroit
    Posts: 3,556

    only got 7 lawns. that are only 1/4, use a 21" dont spend thousands of dollars on a mower when your not even going to make it back in a month. atleast thats my oppinion if ya only have 7... just use the 21 and get a good edger, weedwhip, and blower, and once ya get your 15 then step it up a notch. but you say ya have a 42" so if thats the case just use that, no need to buy a 36 for 7 lawns
     
  4. CHEVYCRAIG

    CHEVYCRAIG LawnSite Member
    Posts: 51

    I can get 15 in heart beat around here. If I get A 36 my son can use the ztr and I can scully the walk behind in stead of a 21".lookin at smaller commercials next year.
     
  5. Dashunde

    Dashunde LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 628

    Go with the Gravely.

    This may be out of the budget, but I'd probably get the Gravely 36" with the Hydro's and the 15hp. It will be about a grand more, but its worth it in the long run. Its the same chassis/hardware used with the larger decks.
    PLUS, that version will pull a Velke, no problem.
     

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