Super Z or Lazer Z for mulching only?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mrgreeninc, Mar 28, 2005.

  1. mrgreeninc

    mrgreeninc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 28

    I'm looking for a 60" mulching Z and I am wondering if a Hustler or Exmark mulches better? If anyone has experience mulching with these machines your input would be greatly appreciated.


  2. NoWalk4Me

    NoWalk4Me LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

    Cutting mostly Fescue in cenral NC w/ 60" SuperZ and in the dry it works great on one pass. If its the least bit damp &/or high it can be a real pain. Usually clumps somewhat on the first pass and requires a second to clean-up. The deck depth and design are relatively close on these two machines but I admit I've never used the Exmark.

    I now prefer to run an "open" deck and use the Quikchute so I can mulch where needed but disperse in the great wide-open.
  3. procut

    procut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,852

    I have heard of guys mulching all year with Exmarks.

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