LazerZ60'27HP @$8m or 52-23HP @$6800 ?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Tider6972, Aug 19, 2003.

  1. Tider6972

    Tider6972 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Alabama
    Messages: 649

    I was priced a LazerZ 60 27hp Kohler w/"free"mulching kit @ $8000.00,

    and a LazerHP 52 23hp Kawasaki w/"free" mulch kit @6800.00.

    Is the feeling of most on this board that the 60 Ultracut is worth the extra 1200 bucks ???

    I can use either size mower.

    I will mulch ONLY.

    Thanks for your opinion,
  2. Cutter1

    Cutter1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,261

    good price for the 52 23 kaw. I paid 7200.
  3. ffemt1271

    ffemt1271 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,285

    i bought the last 2003 lazer 60" 23hp kohler in the shreveport area. it come with the free mulch kit and free scheduled maintenance for the first year. got it for $6999
  4. Tider6972

    Tider6972 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Alabama
    Messages: 649

    Thanks for the input, guys !

    How are your TriVantage decks mulching in this weather we're having?
    I'm wondering if the Ultracut is doing better in the wet, fast growth conditions ???
  5. dvmcmrhp52

    dvmcmrhp52 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Pa.
    Messages: 4,205

    The ultracuts are doing better with discharging.we are not mulching.
  6. proenterprises

    proenterprises LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,296

    i would go all out. we run 2 of the 27 hp liquid cooled diesel with the 72 ultra cut decks.....they run Xcellent:D :D :cool:
  7. Tider6972

    Tider6972 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Alabama
    Messages: 649

    eh, eh...yeah, dealer offerred me a 72" with I think a 27 Kohler
    for $8500...dang, that thing is intimidating ! Skeered me ! LOL

    Think I better stay with a 52, now I am tempted to try a 52 UltraCut vs a TriVantage, but there isn't a 52 Ultra available at the moment.

    This is a huge step for me as it is not a pressing need but an
    investment in future plans.
  8. work_it

    work_it LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 976

    What a buy! I just looked at the Lazer Z 72" w/ a 27hp liquid cooled kohler/kawasaki (can't remember) last week and the price tag was $10,800. I'm always reading about everybody buying these machines for thousands less than I can find in this area. Plus they're getting the mulch kit for free along with the bagging system. Our dealers want to charge for every extra nut and bolt. Every time I walk into one of those places I feel like I'm talking with a used car dealer, and he's getting ready to take me to the cleaners.
  9. Tider6972

    Tider6972 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Alabama
    Messages: 649

    this 72 was an air cooled 27...not liquid cooled, so that no doubt accounts for the big difference here.

    The 72 for $8500 was just like the 60 for $8000 except for the
    deck size. Both were 2004 models with ROPS and 'free' mulch kits.

    Thanks for the input,
  10. GeorgiaGrassMan

    GeorgiaGrassMan LawnSite Member
    Messages: 147

    The price on the 52 23 HP is $700.00 less than the dealer here in Atlanta quoted me. Sounds like a good price.

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