Buying a new mower! Opinions

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by Absolute Lawn&Landscapes, Oct 19, 2013.


New Lawn Mower

  1. John Deere

    26 vote(s)
  2. Kubota

    16 vote(s)
  3. Grass Hopper

    14 vote(s)
  1. alexschultz1

    alexschultz1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,579

    I feel an aneurism coming on....

    For acreage with easy access I would go with a front mount grasshopper 100% of the time. You really can't loose with a Deere or scag, but out of the two I would pick a scag turf tiger.
  2. ultracut guy

    ultracut guy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 20

    I tend to disagree not to start a brand war but I hate Scag... and John Deere.
  3. cadaire

    cadaire LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    123hotdog, how to you like your Bad Boy's?
  4. Southlandlandscaping

    Southlandlandscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    If you look at any of the large companies($5 million/ year & up companies), they run exmarks and for a reason. Hands down best mower. That being said, not everyone can run them because of dealers. I will be buying a new scag this winter/ spring because of dealer location. The closest exmark dealer from my service area is a 30-45 minutes away and 15 miles from my service area. The local shop that i use carries scag and is at the center of my service area
  5. 123hotdog

    123hotdog LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 485

    I couldn't be more pleased. I ended the season with 106 hours on the Outlaw XP and 23 hours on the Stander. I love em. And for the price I paid at the dealer, combined with the service I get, hands down, the best thing I've done since I've been in business.
  6. weaver

    weaver LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,393

    Dude I like Exmark also, but go back & read your statement..
  7. ExmarkBoy

    ExmarkBoy LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 154

  8. Diesel Dude

    Diesel Dude LawnSite Member
    Messages: 177

    I love how you ask for opinions on x,y,z and you get v lol. They are all good mowers.

    GARRETTWOOD LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 347

    Get a SCAG, they just run and run. All around real commercial mower. Simple to work on and parts not difficult to get in a pinch.
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  10. Absolute Lawn&Landscapes

    Absolute Lawn&Landscapes LawnSite Member
    Messages: 31

    Sorry everyone for the delayed response I have been busy with my winter job driving tow truck. The reason I didn't put scag on there is the dealer that is around me seems to treat me like I know nothing. I also know some people in the industry that have found the same thing with the scag dealer. I have actually seen people switch to Grass Hopper because of it and they are one of the closer dealers and seem to wanna treat me right.

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