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commercial/homeowner ztr's

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by Leo's, Jun 6, 2005.

  1. Leo's

    Leo's LawnSite Member
    Messages: 21

    hey guys i was wondering which ztr mower you would recommend for me. i will be cutting about 8 acres two times a week and I want it to be as quick as possible
  2. dvmcmrhp52

    dvmcmrhp52 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Pa.
    Messages: 4,205

    How much cash do you have to spend?
    It's a big selection out there.........
    $15,000 can get you there pretty quickly but most aren't interested in those kinds of dollars..............

    Price range is important.
  3. Leo's

    Leo's LawnSite Member
    Messages: 21

    umm i am looking between 6 and 8 grand if possible
  4. procut

    procut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,852

    For about $7900 you could get a 62" Toro Z Master, that would be my suggestion.
  5. chefdrp

    chefdrp LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,384

    Lesco Has a great ZTR called a ZTWO. Its the same as the Cub TANK. I have a 54 inch deck and 23 horse motor. It works great. It even has a stock stripe roller on it. Mine was under 6 grand. Cub sells there for about 7 grand i think.
  6. Lawn Sharks

    Lawn Sharks LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 394

    While all of the previous posts contain valid arguments based on personal use you should use a more scientific approach.

    How long do you want to be sitting on a mower?

    How long does it take to mow 8 acres with a 52" mower going 6mph? 8mph? 12mph?

    61"? 72"? gang mower pulled behind a tractor?

    Find the mower that performs within your time constraints.

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