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Scag, Dixie or Hustler???

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by chrisvinky, Jul 20, 2007.

  1. chrisvinky

    chrisvinky LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 355

    I am just starting out and don't have any yards yet. I want to have good equipment to get started (I have a murray rider now LOL). I looked at the Scag Wildcat yesterday, and the Dixie Choppers Coatsville last week. I haven't looked at the Hustler yet. I was looking at the 52" models in all of these brands, but there is not much price difference in the 61" on the Scag.

    I like features of all three, but just don't know where to go from here. Anybody with experience with these brands, feel free to jump in.
  2. TSG

    TSG LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 444

    I am running an xmark 52 ZTR
    and am buying a Hustler WB
    Also tried the Super Z,,,,and that would not have been a mistake either.
    I like the controls and ease of service with the Hustler.
    I tried a Scag,,no thanks
    Can't help with the Dixie.
    Where will you get the best service ?

  3. Turf Professionals Inc.

    Turf Professionals Inc. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 131

    I am not a big DC fan. I do however like Scag, Hustler, and Gravely

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