Toro Diesel 52" zero turn

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by LLL357, Feb 16, 2013.

  1. LLL357

    LLL357 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27

    I'm deciding on weather to purchase a new 52" toro with a 25hp diesel? I'll be using it to cut cut on a 8 acre lot and possibly 2 schools 26acres and 40 acres. I'm not that familiar with diesel zero turn and wanted some feedback, pros and cons.
  2. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,737

    Ross, give Chad a call at theriots in marrero. He may have a few 61" Scag turf tigers left with the 35hp gas big block
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  3. Pietro

    Pietro LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 855

    I've got 3. They're great machines. Low maintenance and great fuel economy. .8 gallons per hour
  4. GLS

    GLS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,185

    We've got 2 toros with the 25hp kubota diesels, but in 60". You'll love the engine, but you may want to think about a larger deck with that amount of acreage.
  5. LLL357

    LLL357 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27

    Did you call jarvis in reference to spraying etc?
  6. LLL357

    LLL357 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27


    I'm getting a great deal, I think the 60" would be better. But, like I said the deal i'm getting I couldn't pass it up.
  7. CowboysLawnCareDelaware

    CowboysLawnCareDelaware LawnSite Senior Member
    from DE
    Messages: 576

    Definitely get a 60 if your going to be mowing large acreage properties and better weight distribution with the wider stance for the diesel. (some guys say they weigh the same but i haven't checked into that and I doubt that a diesel would weigh as light as a gasoline.)


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