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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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What are you guys calling a "high lift catcher"? I have a walker with the 9.8 bushel catcher, is that what you are referring to. I had the smaller hopper on my previous walker and liked it better, lighter and didn't get in the way as much.. I use a mulching deck 8 month of the year and it works great:cool:
I now understand. Glad I didn't pay the extra $800.00 or so for it. I still wish I had the smaller hopper.
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