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The Xcaliber from Dixie Chopper

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by gilatplc, Oct 18, 2006.

  1. gilatplc

    gilatplc LawnSite Senior Member
    from FL
    Messages: 330

    This is there new mower the "Xcaliber" 74" DECK!!!!! and a 33hp generac motor.
    It's stated that it will cut 9.2 acres an hour!!!
    What do you think??

    MOW PRO LAWN SERVICE LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,568

    I think a sabre tooth would smoke it,just my 2 cents.
  3. gilatplc

    gilatplc LawnSite Senior Member
    from FL
    Messages: 330

    Ya I would like to see a different motor on it then just a 33hp generac, would prefer a 30+hp diesel, now where talking!!

    But I see what benefit the sabre tooth has, they both will have good and bad point's, it all depends on what the owener need's.

    Me, I'm looking for a mower thats wide and can handle the occasional WAIST high grass and finish with a clean cut!!:drinkup:
  4. jtkplc

    jtkplc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,656

    Like the new 38hp Kohler gas engine!
  5. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,213

    B/S, that means I could cut my acre of lawn in 6.52 minuets.
  6. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,699

    A 15 MPH 74" deck could travel over 9.2 acres an hour easily. In fact at 100% efficiency (not possible) it would cover 11.2 acres in an hour. Reduce efficiency for turns and overlap and I can see where that mower could cut 9.2 acres an hour in very good conditions.
  7. prostriper

    prostriper LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 336

    The Yanmar 35 hp would be a good engine option too.
  8. Raven386

    Raven386 LawnSite Silver Member
    from CT
    Messages: 2,169

  9. gilatplc

    gilatplc LawnSite Senior Member
    from FL
    Messages: 330

    It sure did make me laugh!!
    I just like it,, I have used dixie diesel 60" and loved it good cut and great power, cut down wast high grass on a one acre property I have are didn't look to bad, came back one week later with the Exmark and made it look like a even better.

    So ya I'm interested to see what it's got to cost and how its going to perform
  10. Picky1

    Picky1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 38

    That intro is awesome! I wish I had a need for a 74" cut.

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