New Here--need opinions on ZTRs

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by scott1974, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. scott1974

    scott1974 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 5

    Hi everyone,

    I know this has been asked numerous times, so here we go again. I have about a $5000-6500 budget for a new ZTR, which brand is the best for the buck. I mow about 5-6 acres a week of mostly no hills type of properties with no need to transport. I have looked at DC, Hustler, Bad Boy, and Toro.

    Any thoughts?

    Thanks for the help,

    WREBELMACHINE LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,089

    Drive them all and find a dealer who WILL remember you after the sale! Your application will allow you to look at just about every make so my advice is service after the sale!
  3. A1 Outdoor Services

    A1 Outdoor Services LawnSite Member
    Messages: 44

    For the amount of $ you have to spend, look at a snapper pro s150xt. The new snapper mowers are the best bang for the buck on the market right now IMO and they won't be this cheap forever
  4. Green King

    Green King LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 539

    Great advice Wrebel!
  5. crazyflyboy30

    crazyflyboy30 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Alabama
    Messages: 372

  6. herler

    herler LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,141

    For that money I'd get a really nice stander instead of a bottom of the line Z, maybe even have some cash left over instead of barely making it happen, but that's just me.
  7. Brules

    Brules LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Oklahoma
    Messages: 944

  8. smitty's lawncare

    smitty's lawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 165

    Check out scag if you have a dealer close to you. they make great mowers for any price range. you will never go wrong with scag.
  9. hammmerhead

    hammmerhead LawnSite Senior Member
    from ozarks
    Messages: 264

  10. NJDLLC

    NJDLLC LawnSite Member
    Messages: 45

    I third that.

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