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whats the best?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by tyrun, Jun 21, 2003.

  1. tyrun

    tyrun LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    What is the best ztr mower for residential yards. I see you guys talk about exmark and dc mowers, but everybody around here have scags.
  2. Mr.Stripey Lawn Care

    Mr.Stripey Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 64


    The best is what you like to ride, and is most comfortable for you.

    Most people have Exmark's.

    I love my Textron/Bob-Cat, and now a lot of LCO's that are getting rid of their entire fleets of lazers for them.

    Just find what works best for you, your budget, and your area.
  3. Rich's Lawn Care

    Rich's Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 376

    demo every mower you can!!!

    i didn't demo when i got my Exmark and i wish i did.

    check out walker
  4. Five Star Lawn Care LLC

    Five Star Lawn Care LLC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,006

    dixie choppers are probably the most versital mowers ever made and the lines are sweet

  5. Five Star Lawn Care LLC

    Five Star Lawn Care LLC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,006

    another one

  6. rob1325

    rob1325 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 697

    Scags are great machines, but demo and find good dealer.
  7. tyrun

    tyrun LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    hey big bad ram what size is that dc mower?
  8. 60" 24hp+1 Honda
  9. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,087

    That's the problem the way I see it. Most people buy what they see, which usually in turn means that they are buying what's popular.

    Don't be a victim of that mentality. Demo every dang thing they will let you take out!!! To find out what is best, there is no substitute for several demos.

    I shopped, demoed, shopped, demoed until I was sick of it. But in return I found a mower that works really well for my application. However, what brand, style or size mower I have don't really me jack to you or any of the other forum members...unless your accounts are very very similar to mine.

    Some guys can't get through the day without there big, fast 72" DC, whereas I can't get through the day without my tiny little 48" mower.


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