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can't make up my mind

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by meathead1134, May 25, 2004.

  1. meathead1134

    meathead1134 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 637

    Here's the scoop I have found several mowers and can't decided which one. I need opinions

    1. 48" bobcat with a 15 hp Kohler for $1750.00
    2. 36" exmark with a 16 hp vanguard for $1300.00
    3. 36" scag with a new 15 hp Kohler new belts and pulleys for $1700

    Which one would be a better deal for me?? I would really appreciate any feedback

    Ken

    all are belt driven
     
  2. rookiemower

    rookiemower LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 766

    i like all three, there all good mowers but personally i wish i would have went with a 48" sometimes. the only thing would be is 15 hp enough power for you i have 13 hp on a 36" and its not enough
     
  3. Pecker

    Pecker LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,454

    Go with whichever one has the best dealer support.
     
  4. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    I would take the exmark or bobcat
     
  5. locutus

    locutus LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NC
    Messages: 1,266

    Who put a Vanguard on an Exmark?
     
  6. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,700

    Get a Bob-Cat. But spend more money and get the 15 hp Kawasaki engine on it insted of the Kohler. I have a 48" belt drive, w/15 hp Kawi engine and I love it!!!!!!!!!!

    The qualaty of cut and striping are superior to all other mowers!!
    They are built like a tank!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  7. specialtylc

    specialtylc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,656

    These are used machines ,Right?
     
  8. Eric 1

    Eric 1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,220

    Would you stop saying the same thing in every post, its getting annoying. :alien:
     
  9. Eric 1

    Eric 1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,220

    To answer the question,

    If gates are an issue, i would get the scag, because the idea of a brigs on the Exmark does not sit well with me.

    If not, get the bigger deck to be more efficient.
     
  10. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,700

    I am not really saying the same thing in every post, I am just shareing my opinions.
     

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