34" and 44" Exmark Compact Z's

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Texas Mower Parts, Oct 10, 2005.

  1. Texas Mower Parts

    Texas Mower Parts LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 472

    Just to let ya'll know. Our Exmark distributor had their annual dealer meeting this past weekend w/ a couple of Exmark factory staff on hand. From Exmark executives, there will be a 34" and 44" introduced in EARLY spring 06', if there are no problems in testing. The 34" has integrated hydros and a 19hp Kawi. I'm sure the 44" will be equipt the same. I believe the deck will similar to the CT series in construction. No pictures are available yet!
  2. EXspyguy

    EXspyguy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 163

    They haven't built any or taken any orders for them. I was told fall of "06". I wasn't able to get any pics either. The R & D guys wouldn't let it out yet.
  3. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,699

    While you're out there taking pics would you mind going over to Dixie Chopper R&D and getting a few of the new 34" RunBehind? Yup, the cat's out of the bag now.

    Anybody wanna buy a pair of slightly used (29 & 44 hours) Ferris walkbehinds? j/k
  4. splatz100

    splatz100 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 647

    dixie has a 34" run behind coming out???????
  5. Howard Roark

    Howard Roark LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 805

    After the 26, I think I'll pass on any new Exmarks coming out for a while! ;)
  6. MTR

    MTR LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 1,280

    Not only passing, but also through with them. Great product but less and less dealership in town besides unsatisfactorily slow, who-care repair service.
  7. mkirby

    mkirby LawnSite Member
    Messages: 95

    My 26 has been ay the shop for 2 months! What a joke, they told me they finally got an update kit for it! Worst service ever.
  8. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    Would someone explain to me where in the world (or why) you would use a 34" Z, or even a 44???
  9. Cigarcop

    Cigarcop LawnSite Member
    Messages: 197


    I can't imagine they would hold on any hills thats for sure.
  10. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    I hear ya Cc.

    One of my college guys is a ex-wrestler at around 6,4, 300 pounds. My one 61" Z (Ferris 1000) looks small with him on it. In fact he dwarfs it and I will not let him use it anymore other than flat areas. I can just imagine the sight of him on a 34" Z...now that would be flippin' comical for sure.

    I wonder which would weigh more???

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