best ztr deck

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by scagman52, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. scagman52

    scagman52 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 402

    Hi guy..Out of all tha popular commercial ZTR's (Scag, Exmark, Deere etc) which deck do you think is the best in wet conditions for Bahia grass?
  2. trook

    trook LawnSite Member
    Messages: 76

    The JD 7-Iron seems to be a favorite here.
  3. mowerbrad

    mowerbrad LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,268

    The word "WET" stands out in your post which would make me believe that the Deere 7iron deck or the Scag Velocity deck would be the best.

    I can't say how well either one works in bahia grass, but those two decks would probably be the best.
  4. Grasscape Inc

    Grasscape Inc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 235

    Exmark UltraCut dry, Deere 7 Iron 2 or pro wet
  5. FastMan

    FastMan LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 846


    Those two are consistently recommended here on lawnsite for the conditions you describe.
  6. scagman52

    scagman52 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 402

    Thanks for the quick replies!!!
  7. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,699

    My 60" Dixie does excellent in dry Bahia. I don't really know how it does in the wet because I arrange my schedule so my Bahia lawns are dry by the time I get to them. As you're aware Bahia grows like wild and I haven't even attempted to cut it wet.

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