Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by recliner5, Sep 14, 2002.

  1. recliner5

    recliner5 LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 105

    I never hear anything on Dixon mowers, how do they compare with the other mowers like DC, Marks, Toros, etc. Thanks Terp
  2. jaredslawncare

    jaredslawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 145

    They don't:nono:
  3. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    It's like this. Have you ever seen those tool sets like you buy from the trade shows that are like 110 pieces for 19.95? Well, you compare those to Snap-ons, and you have these mowers compared to ExMark.
  4. Bunton Guy

    Bunton Guy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,909

    Run away quickly :blob3:
  5. We been at landscapeing full time since 1996 and in all that time ive only seen one other company with a dixon.

    Around here its scag exmark and toro and some dixies
  6. Sooners

    Sooners LawnSite Member
    Messages: 190

    The only Dixons I know of are used by homeowners and they like them. Never seen one used commercially. Personally I wouldn't have one. I'll stick with my eXmark.
  7. gravedigger5

    gravedigger5 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 505

    My buddy mows his yard with a dixon and he'll admit it is faster than a lawn tractor, but he says he hates it. I just think he is jealous of my nice new and shiny toro z master:laugh: LOL Marc
  8. cutting edge

    cutting edge LawnSite Member
    Messages: 194

    My neighbor mows commercially and uses a Dixon. He loves them. He tried to get me to get one, but I went with Exmark. I do not like the way the deck is made on the Dixons (they are too thin).

    Runner, the only thing wrong with your scenario is the price. Those Dixons cost as much, if not more than Exmarks.
  9. indian

    indian LawnSite Member
    Messages: 23

    I think one of the big differences why you see home owners use the dixon is because you are able to get a small deck. For a home owner with a small yard, they can get a 30" wide deck that can fit in through fence gates and is a zero turn. The exmarks, scags, tors, ect. are larger machines and cannot fit through fence gates.
  10. Brickman

    Brickman LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,249


    Dixon = home owner.

    I have run one and it just feels cheesy and thin. But then the price is high.

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