exmark or scag?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by Prestige Landscaping, Jan 26, 2013.

  1. Prestige Landscaping

    Prestige Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 16

    We are about to purchase new equipment? What manufacture do you think is the best? We have been running exmark but have thought about switching.... Also we run echo handhelds what do you think about these?
  2. ryanc

    ryanc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    personally I love Scag I have two walkbehinds a 36 & 48. No problems what so ever and they're built like a tank. I'm not sure about echo since I use sthil. If you are still considering Exmark I would also look at toro since toro wons Exmark and they're the exact same machine.
  3. southgagrass

    southgagrass LawnSite Member
    Messages: 67

    I have ran exmark for last couple of years and just bought a new Scag last week TT 72 w/ 35 vanguard. The Scag will cut circles around the exmark. Exmark is xseries 60" but just doesn't cut like the Scag.
  4. ashgrove landscaping

    ashgrove landscaping LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,529

    Go all orange... Scag and husqvarna handhelds
  5. ryno23

    ryno23 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 203

    I second this!!
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  6. Valk

    Valk LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,758

    Toro may own ExMark, but they are independent of each other for the most part. Their Z and WB and stander mower decks are different from each other...as are many other features/controls.
  7. dathorpe

    dathorpe LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 492

    It's true. For years I ran Exmark Lazers and Toro Z Masters but this year I bought some Scag Turf Tigers. It's early in the season and I can already see I made the right choice. The Scag Turf Tiger is a better machine.

    Somewhere down the road, later in the year, I thought I might do a detailed comparison between the machines and post it on here. The pros and cons of Exmark, Toro, and Scag riders.
  8. CuttingEdgeLawnGuys

    CuttingEdgeLawnGuys LawnSite Member
    Messages: 33

    I third that! :laugh:
  9. Blade Runners

    Blade Runners LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,021

    I 4th and 5th it :) Run a V-Ride and 36 WB and added a TT this season. Couldn't be happier.
    Last edited: Apr 26, 2013
  10. ryanc

    ryanc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    I love my scag walkbehinds never let me down. Money well spent. Made in the good old USA

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