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Toro v Walker

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I need some advice. I am going to purchase a new ZTR and it will either be a Toro ZTR 355 27hp petrol or a Walker 21hp diesel. I need the mower to cut 3 acres residential flat with a couple of small mounds. Pretty normal conditions most of the time. Will be bagging 90%. In New Zealand $$$ the Toro is about $22,000 and the Walker about $32,000. Toro have just reduced their price,s but the Walker,s have not moved. The NZ$ has appreciated against the US$ about 26% in the last 12 months and Toro looks like they are passing on the savings to the consumer which is good. Any advice on either mower would be very welcome but at the moment I am thinking Toro because of the big $$$ difference. Cheers
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Did you say your Walker has the All Seasons high lift to dump the catcher into a truck bed? If so then there is no comparison in handling. I have 4 Walkers one of which has the high lift. It is a different machine and can't be compared to the Toro for handling. My other Walkers out climb my Exmark metro. By the way I'm phasing out my Walkers and going more and more to my belly mounts.
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