Scag Tri Vantage Any Good?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by clean_cut, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. clean_cut

    clean_cut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,327

    I found a Scag Tri Vantage 52" mower on CL and I can't find much info about them. I know the exmark Tri vantage decks clump in wet grass/weeds but I cant figure out if the scag and exmark mowers have the same deck or if it's a completely different design.

    I have a scag 52" Advantage but a floating deck would be great and it is a hydro at only $1,100..... I could either fix it up and sell it or use it and sell my current Scag 52".

    So does this mower look like a good deal to you, or is the deck just a bad design and not worth the money?
  2. metro36

    metro36 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,417

    Scag never made a trivantage deck. Only exmark made one. Im pretty sure that he meant to write advantage because that is what would have come on the machine then.
  3. djagusch

    djagusch LawnSite Platinum Member
    from MN
    Messages: 4,358

    It looks like an old style Scag deck which cut fine. It's not an a advantage deck by the front edge of the deck is flat. I don't remember anti scalp rollers like those on the deck either but they could of have them. You can look at manuals on Scag's website to see what that year looked like also.
  4. Hoy landscaping

    Hoy landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 836

    some people are ********. if your trying to sell something you need to have your facts straight.
  5. clean_cut

    clean_cut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,327

    So is it a good deal then?
  6. jlbf0786

    jlbf0786 LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Charlotte, NC
    Messages: 620


    I seen it on craiglist the other day.

    If it were that good of a deal, it would be gone! Plus it looks like its a Briggs engine, which means its been more than likely not original.
    I wouldnt mess with it, unless you check it out and they'd take about $800 for it.
  7. clean_cut

    clean_cut LawnSite Bronze Member
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