Demoed a tiger cub 23hp 61in

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by JOSLAWN, May 27, 2008.


    JOSLAWN LawnSite Member
    Messages: 25

    I demoed this mower today and very impressed.I currently have a tt 31hp vanguard runs like a champ 1635 hrs on it does not use a drop of oil dont get me wrong im a service freak it gets it every 40 hrs.Any ways dealer had it in wanted me test it out first thing I did took it through 2 foot high and very thick grass set the mower on 4in did not labor at all very responsive specially for 10cc pumps.Will buy for 2nd mower.These vaguard engines in my opion is with out a doubt the best.
  2. DillonsLawnCare

    DillonsLawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,100

    it seems as if 23hp is just a weeee too little for a 61". im guessing this engine was a vangaurd??? the 23hp....

    JOSLAWN LawnSite Member
    Messages: 25

    Yes more torque than a 27hp kohler.
  4. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,592

    What does that mean?
  5. tacoma200

    tacoma200 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,426

    Well I hope your right about the 31 Vanguard being reliable. I love the power but I'm not 100% sold on the long term reliability but I hope your right. If not I guess I'll re-power. I bought it cheap enough to get a spare engine if needed.

    JOSLAWN LawnSite Member
    Messages: 25

    Ive had in the past on tts 25kohler 27&29 kawas none of them hold a candle on the 31vanguard Im sure the 35hp would be a monster and by the way I get more gph on the 31 than I did on the 29dfi.
  7. Lawnut101

    Lawnut101 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,260

    Sounds like a pretty sweet mower. I've never driven a Scag before. I'd like to sometime.
  8. mag360

    mag360 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,445

    Those things are cheap now too.

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