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Need a little input

Post by Shooter » September 22nd, 2017, 10:46 pm

Since everyone I know in the world cuts grass, I'd like ya'lls input on the a top of the line zero turn mower. We have several good mowers now, but in the market for a new larger one. I have quite a few acres to deal with.
Been looking at several John Deere ZTs, and half a dozen others. The Ariens 52" Ikon X, 23hp, Kawasaki has caught my eye. Has anyone heard good or bad on this one???
Let's hear it, Lawn mower guys.

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Re: Need a little input

Post by forkedlighting » September 23rd, 2017, 4:46 am

Bobcat or scags

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Re: Need a little input

Post by HookedSpur83 » September 23rd, 2017, 4:50 am

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Re: Need a little input

Post by soiltester » September 23rd, 2017, 5:52 am

I'll stick with my 54" JD 540 and have 3-5 acres to cut :thumbup:
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Re: Need a little input

Post by guesswho » September 23rd, 2017, 6:26 am

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Re: Need a little input

Post by 2Shooter » September 23rd, 2017, 6:42 am

guesswho wrote:
September 23rd, 2017, 6:26 am
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And they will love you back Shooter!!! :LMAO: :LMAO:

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Re: Need a little input

Post by timbrhuntr » September 23rd, 2017, 8:04 am

guesswho wrote:
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Ya wouldn't it be amazing to have Jerry Rice or Tom Brady cut your grass ! :thumbup:

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Re: Need a little input

Post by forkedlighting » September 23rd, 2017, 9:26 am

Shooter wrote:Since everyone I know in the world cuts grass, I'd like ya'lls input on the a top of the line zero turn mower. We have several good mowers now, but in the market for a new larger one. I have quite a few acres to deal with.
Been looking at several John Deere ZTs, and half a dozen others. The Ariens 52" Ikon X, 23hp, Kawasaki has caught my eye. Has anyone heard good or bad on this one???
Let's hear it, Lawn mower guys.
I own a Gravely but don't like there steering design if I buy a,other one it will be a scag better ride non problem with theGravely so far mow 2 acres every week only had to replace main drive belt in 6 years

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Re: Need a little input

Post by Grumpy » September 23rd, 2017, 9:55 am

With Christmas coming just buy your wife a good push mower, not self propelled, and let her work off the extra pounds while enjoying the fresh air. More fishing time for you too.
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Re: Need a little input

Post by HunterGKS » September 23rd, 2017, 10:36 am

I have a 60" Ferris & love it. I mow about 2.6 acres & it takes between 1 1/2 & 1 3/4 hrs to do.

They decks are welded & not pre-formed like a lot of mowers, some Deere & Cub Cadets to name a couple.
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Re: Need a little input

Post by CamoMan4025 » September 23rd, 2017, 11:33 am

I have nothing to base this on personally, but EXMARK mowers are big up in VA with landscapers. May be worth looking at???
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Re: Need a little input

Post by ol bob » September 23rd, 2017, 11:54 am

I have 6 acres to cut love my Dixie Chopper

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Re: Need a little input

Post by GLS » September 23rd, 2017, 12:09 pm

2Shooter wrote:
September 23rd, 2017, 6:42 am
guesswho wrote:
September 23rd, 2017, 6:26 am
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And they will love you back Shooter!!! :LMAO: :LMAO:
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Re: Need a little input

Post by SumToy » September 23rd, 2017, 3:19 pm

I have a Gravely dad has Scag. We both like the Gravely best. They changed the Gravely HD they said. The Scag is a 60 inch and I think that may be the problem with it.

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Re: Need a little input

Post by DBLGBL » September 24th, 2017, 5:06 am

I have two XMarks one is 16 years old the other 12. I have never mowed on a scag but they are popular here. The big machine mowS 3.5 acres a week. It would be hard for me to switch.

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Re: Need a little input

Post by BeardBuster » September 24th, 2017, 7:36 am

I have a Toro Z Master Commercial 60 inch cut that has been very reliable. I've had it probably 10 years. Does a great job.


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Re: Need a little input

Post by howl » September 24th, 2017, 10:34 am

I prefer the one I got from Red Green. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkk-sOo8Hqw

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Re: Need a little input

Post by Turkinator » September 24th, 2017, 1:14 pm

Toro Z master commercial here. Does a good job, but I wish it was all oaks and hickory instead of grass

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Re: Need a little input

Post by OLE RASPY » September 24th, 2017, 2:15 pm

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This one I use. Works great.
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Re: Need a little input

Post by Shooter » September 24th, 2017, 4:26 pm

I don't THINK so Raspy!!!! Even if I was a 100% I don't have THAT much ambition!!! :lol: :lol:

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Re: Need a little input

Post by OLE RASPY » September 24th, 2017, 7:44 pm

Shooter wrote:
September 24th, 2017, 4:26 pm
I don't THINK so Raspy!!!! Even if I was a 100% I don't have THAT much ambition!!! :lol: :lol:
:lol: just pokin fun at ya. I don't use one either.
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Re: Need a little input

Post by OLE RASPY » September 24th, 2017, 7:46 pm

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This what I use with 5' hog behind it. No zero turn here. This takes a whole field to turn :lol:
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Re: Need a little input

Post by HunterGKS » September 25th, 2017, 5:23 am

OLE RASPY wrote:
September 24th, 2017, 7:46 pm
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This what I use with 5' hog behind it. No zero turn here. This takes a whole field to turn :lol:
SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO all your mowing must be down hill. lol
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Re: Need a little input

Post by pullit » September 25th, 2017, 6:47 am

I have a cub zero cut with the steering wheel and love it. I did not think I would like it but I love it
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Re: Need a little input

Post by pedro » September 25th, 2017, 9:38 am

Walker mowers. The best hands down!

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