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your thoughts on the Best mower

Discussion in 'Garage / Workshop' started by beastlytaco, May 3, 2009.

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Who Makes the Best Mower

  1. Toro

    13.1%
  2. John Deer

    31.1%
  3. Cub Cadet

    6.8%
  4. MTD

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Snapper

    7.4%
  6. Other

    41.6%
  1. May 4, 2009 at 6:42 AM
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    mjp2

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    Dixie Chopper for ride-on mowers.
     
  2. May 4, 2009 at 6:50 AM
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    Scag, eXmark, Husqvarna.
     
  3. May 5, 2009 at 6:49 AM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco [OP] This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    what about the cutting deck? i know alot of mowers have around a 46- 52" cutting radius. do ya'll think that cutting radius matters?
     
  4. May 5, 2009 at 7:38 AM
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    Blackened Taco

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    After ripping/tearing 3 decks off of a Craftsman mower I bought a John Deere like 10 years ago, best damn mower I have ever owned, it's an LX277 and it can take a beating and I don't think I would ever replace it. If I did though I would just get a mower attatchment for my new toy which I bought on Saturday.

    This badboy, my new Kubota B3200 4X4

    [​IMG]
     
  5. May 5, 2009 at 12:17 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    Those new Kubota B series look pretty nice. We've got a 2003 model L3130(smallest of the Grand-L series), up to about 850hrs now and still working awesome. May have seen the pic of behind my Tacoma, if not then here it is one more time:
    [​IMG]
     
  6. May 5, 2009 at 1:45 PM
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    Blackened Taco

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    Your L series would squash mine like a bug, I have already got about 4 hours on it(thanks to the rain or there would be more) and I love that thing man, been ripping stumps and pushing stuff around like a school yard bully. Great machine, as soon as the ARK is finished and the rain stops I am looking forward to playing some more. That thing is a blast. I can see this thing saving my already torn up back alot of work.
     
  7. May 5, 2009 at 2:11 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco [OP] This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    wow, bout how many horses is that thing pushin?
     
  8. May 5, 2009 at 2:39 PM
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    Do you mean deck width or effective cut? I have a Kubota ZD25 DIESEL 60 inch deck. It plows through grass of all heights with ease. I love the power the diesel has. I have never had it bog down.
     
  9. May 5, 2009 at 2:59 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco [OP] This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    effective cut radius
     
  10. May 5, 2009 at 4:36 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    The backhoe? its only a 32hp 4cyl diesel. Lots of torque and gear reduction as well as hydraulics let it do what it does. I I've torn out stumps from trees that are 28" in diameter at the base.:cool:
     
  11. May 6, 2009 at 10:05 AM
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    Mine also has 32hp but nowhere near the torque Relentless has on his, also mine is a 3 cyl and his is a 4 cyl. But she will do what I need her to do. I am willing to bet that Relentless's would make mine look foolish in a side by side comparison.
     
  12. May 6, 2009 at 10:07 AM
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    Cutting radius helps as a time saver, the larger the deck the fewer passes you have to make. So it depends on what you situation is. Also the larger the deck the more power you need.
     
  13. May 6, 2009 at 10:11 AM
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    My uncles owns a john deere dealership and service center. Apparently the JDs you get at sears, etc are different than the ones you get at a JD dealer
     
  14. May 6, 2009 at 11:11 AM
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    Yep, i've noticed that by looking at the ones at home depot. They're cheaper made and use Briggs and Stratton motors rather than the typical Kohler and Kawasaki that the others use. With those mowers, they're just trying to trick the unsuspecting customer into paying more for a name when it comes down to it. Even the walk behind (self propelled 'push' mower) mowers there use Briggs on them rather than Kawasaki. My mom has used the JX75 walk behind's for years and all we do is change the oil, grease the zerks and occasionally replace a stripped plastic drive gear in the wheel. Thats under commercial usage. :cool:
     
  15. May 6, 2009 at 11:12 AM
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  16. May 6, 2009 at 1:26 PM
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    yes, its true. Jds from the dealership are made in america with American made parts. ones you buy from lowes and Home depot, arent so fortunate.
     
  17. May 10, 2009 at 5:46 PM
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    Depends. How big is the yard? Check out my gallery for a pic of my mower.

    Yep. I can mow 7 acres in under 3 hrs with lots of turns around the landscaping and trees.
     
  18. May 15, 2009 at 11:04 AM
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    Voted "Other". I own a Honda self-propelled, but I would def buy a Kubota if it was a rider.
     
  19. May 15, 2009 at 11:53 AM
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    I vote Walker.

    DSC_8242xy.jpg
     
  20. May 20, 2009 at 7:38 AM
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    I just purchased a Toro self propellled, no complaints yet, although I have not got over 5 hours on it :) Before that was a MTD with a small Briggs motor, no problems over 9 years.
     
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