Exmark or Scag

Discussion in 'eXmark' started by dutchman, Mar 4, 2007.

  1. dutchman

    dutchman LawnSite Member
    from CT
    Messages: 106

    I am looking at a 52" Turftracer HP or a 52" Scag fixed deck what do you guys thinks is the better machine.

  2. Smitty58

    Smitty58 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 531

    Not an exact comparison ,but I had a Exmark w/b and now I have a Scagw/b. Both are excellent, I liked the ECS controls better on the Exmark but the Scag stripes better. Both cut excellent. I really don't think you can go wrong with either ,so I would go with the dealer that can support you better.
  3. blackandgold

    blackandgold LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 365

    Why do people use pistol grip walks when there are such better options available? I am really surprised scag hasn't tried to come up with their own drive system on a walkbehind.

    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,222

    well i have always run the pistol grips, and just last year picked up an exmark with the ECS grips and i hate them, they are alot harder to lift the mower when your going over a rock ro something, ill agree they are easier on the hands, but i;d rater be able to push down on the bars to lift the deck then be alittle more comfy.
  5. dutchman

    dutchman LawnSite Member
    from CT
    Messages: 106

    Both dealers are good but the Exmark is with a floading deck and the scag is not and the scag is a few Hundred more. I know the scag has a fkoading deck but that price is way to high for me.

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