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Exmark vs. Ferris

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by DTD, Apr 1, 2003.

  1. DTD

    DTD LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    I need some opinions of which is better Exmark or Ferris.

    What has a better service record?

    What gives the best cut?

    What is the better buy?

    What has the best features?

    Guy trying to get ahead!!!!!!

    Thanks:D T D
  2. Ground Effects NH

    Ground Effects NH LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 601

    Top of page CLICK ON SEARCH Good Luck
  3. Doogiegh

    Doogiegh LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 871

    You'll find that everyone will answer that it depends upon the support that your dealer will give you, which is very true.

    You'll also hear many thumbs up from the users on here that all use Exmark, I use one myself, it's the best machine I've ever used. Never used a Ferris though. Many say that Ferris is good, but not with the overall number of users and the conviction that Exmark has behind it.

    I never heard Exmark being bad-mouthed that wasn't fixable or user error.

    I have hear Ferris being blamed for certain things that weren't fixable. I dunno..

    If you do a search, you'll find this topic mentioned a number of times..
  4. lawn jockey

    lawn jockey LawnSite Member
    Messages: 110

    :D We use ferris we have a 3000z and 1000z I have the 3000z I dont get on the 1000z unless I have too.....after having my 3000z with the suspension I hate mowing with anything else...even demoed a dixie its a nice machine but I love the suspension! its nice for hillsides doesnt loose traction on uneven ground.Thats just my preferance demo them all see what you like! Cory
  5. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Messages: 10,812


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  6. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    I'll stay out of this if you (65hoss) do too...LOL
  7. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Messages: 10,812

    YES SR. LOL:angel:
  8. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,205

    my vote goes for exmark!:D But my vote may not count since ive never tried a ferris... so all i can tell you is that you would have great luck with an exmark.
  9. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Messages: 10,812

    YEAH!!! What He said!!!

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  10. Paradise Landscapes

    Paradise Landscapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 959

    eXmark all the way. I say exmark or nothing at all!

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