Z Turn Mowers

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  1. Detroitgator

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    When I did all my exhaustive, highly scientific, research, it came down to this: if I were running a lawn care business and cutting every day, I woulda bought a Scag, for what I needed, Gravely was a great value of quality and price.
     
    • g8tr72

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      Sounds like you should have applied for a govt funded grant for your research.
       
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      • cover2

        cover2 I've grown old
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        @g8tr72 My brother-in-law has a Scag (not my sister) and really likes it.
         
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        • Swamp Donkey

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          I see all the professionals here are riding Exmarks. Maybe it is a regional thing.

          I only have 5 acres in about half of it's currently wooded, so I didn't spend that much money. I got Kawasaki Cub Cadet. it has been flawless but only four years.

          You couldn't pay me to have another Kohler Husqvarna. What a piece of shyt.
           
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            Sounds like the gravely was a good choice. I’m not familiar with them in KY. Ex Mark is a well known brand around here. My BIL has a 60” that my son uses to cut 10 acres of his farm. It’s a smooth ride.

            We bought a used 52” commercial grade husqvarna that did ok for 15 years but would never recommend one. The engine started leaking oil and we tried to fix it but ended up selling it for parts. Bought a used 52” Grasshopper and put mulching blades on for the front yard and around the trees in the pasture. The rest is done with a finishing mower attached to the tractor.
             
            • cover2

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              One of our neighbors has a diesel Grasshopper and swears by it. He said it cost a small fortune, but anything he needs, he always buys top quality.
               
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              If he can afford a Zturn with an enclosed cab/AC then he will NEVER mow in a sweat box. He will have it fixed or replaced quickly...
               
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              Our neighbor swears by Grasshoppers as well. They are on their second one in 25 years. They aren't cheap but built for longevity. Figured ours would have a good resale value when/if we sell our farm. This shutdown has made us reconsider wanting to move. It takes me about 3 hours to mow every week but there are far worse chores to do. But I love to mow and listen to podcasts to pass the time.
               
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                Our local dealer had a 96' deck ex mark on display a few years ago. It was impressive but I think I would rather have a tractor with attachments. It's more versatile. The ex mark is definitely a more comfortable ride.

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                One of my brothers went to high school with two girls that were twins. They were ugly, BAD. People would refer to them as "Skag" and "Scum" because they were so ugly...
                 
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                True, ut having a air-conditioned lawn mower is so beta. Like paying someone o bang your wife.
                 
                • Swamp Donkey

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                  I prefer banging your wife and paying someone to mow.
                   

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