New Exmark Questions

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jaybow, Mar 15, 2008.

  1. jaybow

    jaybow LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mi
    Messages: 1,089

    Hello I took a trip to my local dealer today to price some zero turns. I was looking at an Exmark 50 inch deck with a 23 horse Kaw and the Triton deck.They want $6999 for it. Is this a good price/engine deck combo.I mean the 23 horse kawi should have plenty of power for a deck that size right.This will be my first ZTR and I dont want to jump into anything.Also how is the Triton deck cut quality/mulching etc.Thanks.
  2. wiseguyslawn

    wiseguyslawn LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 464

    the engine/deck combo should have plenty of power. R u planning on mulching or using a ultra vac. I have had a forum discussion on the decks if you do a search. The jist I got was it is about 50/50 on people who support the triton deck, I am llooking at purchasing the hp 27 kohler and 56" deck, but unsure of the triton myslef. No complaints of the proven ultra cut deck.
  3. Frue

    Frue LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,472

    Right now they are running a promotion on a 52 23 kaw with the triadvantage deck series for the same amount. Get one of those. Now lets say he does not want to order one in tell him knock off 500 and I will then buy the one you have on stock since you are already probably paying interest on them.:laugh:
  4. salandscape

    salandscape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 168

    Which mower is this 52' trivant deck on? is this the TT Hp or a lazer? Would love to know would probably make my spring purchase decision.

    TJLANDS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,668

    Is there a reason you are not looking at the 60.?
    You could get a 60 laser AS ultracut with a 28hp kawi for 1500 more.
    You could easily make up the dif in productivity. Just wondering.
  6. jaybow

    jaybow LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mi
    Messages: 1,089

    Well I am only doing about 22 residential properties right now.Im going into my second season and im not really sure what I want or need.I want to pic up some commercial properties for next season or if a oportunity presents its self sooner.I thought I would start with a 52 and upgrade if the need was there in the future.
  7. Eclipse

    Eclipse LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,149

    My dealer does not like the smaller Triton decks. They are still having isues with it. FWIW - They do not have complaints with the 60" Triton.
  8. Sweet Tater

    Sweet Tater LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,123

    I just bought one of those 52/23's and love it, paid that 6999 minus trade in.
  9. tacoma200

    tacoma200 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,426

    I'm all for the AS. Full frame.
  10. juspayme

    juspayme LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 298

    anyone who buys an exmark with a triton deck, is seriously a moron. you hear so many complaints about it. you hear very little complaing about the ultra cut. i have an ultra cut for 7 years. no doubt the best machine running.

    exmark now is offering the ultra cut on the FULL SIZE lazer.(check there web site( cause there tri ton is bunk tri ton stands for 3 ton of problems.

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