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What Company Makes the Best Mower

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Supper Grassy, Jul 18, 2007.

  1. Supper Grassy

    Supper Grassy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,582

    My Question to you all is what copany makes the best mower

    I am looking to see what company makes the best ZRT, Walk Behind, and Stander

    Is there any companys that stand out in the customer service Department?
  2. Frue

    Frue LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,472

    toro ztr very tough. toro t bar with the metro deck walk behind. Write stander.
    Most comfortable ztr ferris by far....
  3. Green King

    Green King LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 539

    Depends on your situation. Service is usually dictated by the local dealer! as far as who is the best you are going to get a lot of opinions I personally deal with one guy who takes care of me. I have tried out most of the brands on the market but dealer support is probably the most important thing there is!
  4. Supper Grassy

    Supper Grassy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,582

    I understand that dealer support Dictates but in genral who makes the best mower
  5. ke5hbd

    ke5hbd LawnSite Member
    Messages: 97

    In my area due to service which was already stated I would say Grasshopper and Dixon.

    Both dealers have been in business for many years with excellent service and parts availability
  6. americanlawn

    americanlawn LawnSite Fanatic
    from midwest
    Messages: 5,954

    Best service here is John Deere. Lots of service centers (several per county!). Locally, we have also great service for Exmark & Toro -- not sure about the rest? Personally, I use a John Deere 727-A 54", but other manufacturers are probably comparable. Exmark, Skag, Ferris, Grasshopper (nice cut), Skag, etc, etc. A local cemetary (22 acres) swears by those big yellow mowers (forgot the name), but they trade them in every two years for new ones. They key is to stay away from certain brands that aren't built to last. They are the ones that sell cheap (designed for homeowners). I saved nearly $2000 buying mine on ebay. That's my two cents worth -- hope this gives you ideas to look into.
  7. Supper Grassy

    Supper Grassy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,582

    Good points
    What brands do you consider to make "Cheap" models?
  8. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Messages: 10,812

    Your question should be"what mower works best on the turf your cutting":)
  9. Fantasy Lawns

    Fantasy Lawns LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,912

    Everyone know the answer to this one

    Craftsman does ;-)..
  10. Supper Grassy

    Supper Grassy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,582

    Your going to get ambushed with comments about that

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