Grasshopper & Bob-Cat midmounts

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ddg, Jul 16, 2000.

  1. ddg

    ddg LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    Have studied the Scag Turf Tiger & Exmark Lazer, but need to know more about Textron Bob-Cat, & the Grasshopper Midmount. Textron has a real lame website, and I can't find a dealer in the Topeka-KC area. I went to a Grasshopper dealer, but he hasn't seen a mid-mount yet, and didn't have any literature on it either. Does anyone have any experience with the Grasshopper or Bob-Cat? Any ballpark ideas on pricing? I'm looking for about 60" & 23-25 HP
  2. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,261

    Go to<p><br>Bob, instead of posting several posts to get the url right, you can go to up to EDIT and edit the post till it works. Just trying to help you. Eric Lawnsite Moderator<p><br><p><font size="1">Edited by: Eric ELM
  3. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,261

    Thanks Eric :)
  4. yardsmith

    yardsmith LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 628

    do a search on &quot;best mower&quot; topics in the past; there have been alot of posts on the bobcat (myself included) in the past 7 months. Also try &quot;favorite mower&quot;.<p>----------<br>Smitty ô¿ô<br>
  5. docshank

    docshank LawnSite Member
    Messages: 55

    Grasshopper makes an extremely well engineered mid-mount. As a matter of fact they're one of a few that offers them in gasoline powered or diesel powered models. Gas models are M220 (20hp Kohler) and M225 (25hp Kohler). The diesel model that I've seen is the M321D (21hp Kubota diesel). I still prefer the front mount mower but if the mid-mount is what you're looking for, give a good look at the Grasshopper &quot;M&quot; Series.<p>----------<br>Doc Shank<br>
  6. Lawnworks

    Lawnworks LawnSite Fanatic
    from usa
    Messages: 5,401

    I saw a new GH midmount w/ a 60 in&quot; deck for $7000. Why do you mot want an Exmark. They have been making midmounts for years.<p>Rick Wallace<br>LawnWorks
  7. OP

    ddg LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    I haven't ruled out Exmark. It's between the Scag Turf Tiger & Exmark at this point. I just found out about the Grasshopper mid-mount, and want to look at it first. I can't find a Bob-Cat dealer in my area, so will forget about it. I still like the Scag's bigger oil res. shaft drive & single fuel tank. I'm buy for my own residential use on about 3-1/3 acres, price isn't as important as having the best I can find.

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