new mower

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by eddies, Jan 25, 2004.

  1. eddies

    eddies LawnSite Member
    Messages: 16

    came across country clipper zt. never heard of it . my buddy just purchased a 25hp 52"deck for 7699. he said its a spin off of exmark. seems like they have alot of similarities and he really likes the flip up deck feature. also has optional twin stick or joy stick steering like the snappers. anybody have any experience with these.
  2. Turfdude

    Turfdude LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,899

    Snapper used to make this unit til around '98. Dunno who makes it now. They're not real popular around here, don't even know of any dealers who handle them (or parts)
  3. Sauls1686

    Sauls1686 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 171

    Dont buy one. My old neighbour has an agway store and he started selling these things.

    They are not really commercial units, and they want just as much as a Scag, and its not half the machine. Very flimsey and cheap looking.

    I demoed the big one and we bent one of the deck arm thingys trying to get the deck to flip out. The joystick thing is OK but i would rather have the 2 levers.

    It's better to go with a mans machine if you want to do a mans job........JMHO
  4. bantam

    bantam LawnSite Member
    from iowa
    Messages: 76

    turfdude.. It was the other way around, Country Clipper used to make the Snapper mowers.

    In the larger models the Country Clippers can do all and Exmark or Scag can do (and more, the deck flips up for service).
  5. PaulJ

    PaulJ LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,774

    Most commercial brands have a lot of similarities. It's the differences and the details that matter!

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