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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by Jonathan Johnson, Mar 27, 2014.

  1. Jonathan Johnson

    Jonathan Johnson LawnSite Member
    Messages: 36

    Why are the Hustler Zero Turns so much cheaper than the Exmark zero turns. Both have the Kawasaki engine?
  2. whiffyspark

    whiffyspark LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,506

    The reputation for a carpet cut that hustler doesn't have
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  3. JCLawn and more

    JCLawn and more LawnSite Fanatic
    from MI
    Messages: 5,281

    Once you look at all the mowers you will find they pretty much all he the same hardware.
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  4. Chris_NC06

    Chris_NC06 LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Sanford, NC
    Messages: 6,825

    Supply & demand.
  5. ducnut

    ducnut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,566

    Because eXmark can put just about any price on their stuff and get it.

    Brand doesn't matter, if the thing isn't properly maintained. eXmarks can leave a crappy QOC, just like all the others can. It's not as simple as just buying an eXmark.
  6. benneyben

    benneyben LawnSite Member
    Messages: 16

    What does a top of the line Exmark, 60" go for? All we run is hustler and were spending right around 10,000 for a 60" 32HP super Z.
  7. ducnut

    ducnut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,566

    I can't remember the exact number, but, was ballparked over $11K for a 60" X with EFI Red, 60" TT or Cheetah, and Pro-Turn 460.

    I really like my dealer, felt I didn't need the biggest and baddest, and took home my 60" X-ONE EFI for $9500OTD. It's been a great mower, for me.
  8. benneyben

    benneyben LawnSite Member
    Messages: 16

    I think the new style ZX-4 hustler is right around there. We're going to stick with the old style as long as we can. Two new mowers and a walk behind don't fit in the trailer. :/
  9. ducnut

    ducnut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,566

    I was offered a crazy deal on a Super Z HD that was less than any of the other 3 brands. But, I couldn't justify the extra money or performance.
  10. benelli_t

    benelli_t LawnSite Member
    Messages: 62

    In my area 10,999 before tax. Not worth it to me. I can get a JD 930M for 8700 which is just as good or better IMO.

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