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with a name like the o.p's [j thomas ] pretty sure he would be fine with any machine he finds as he should get a good discount on his parts .
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Thank you for all the pointers. They are both brand new machines (2012) so it looks like my answer is exmark lazer s and I agree with the Kawasaki engine. It looks like not that many guys run the kubota. A seat with most comfort would be nice but I only do lawns part time 3 days with 28 year round customers.
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i only say that because the seat on the lazer z s series is a very nice seat and is no way shape or form a downgrade.

the seat is high quality and to me appears to be the same seat minus the susspension frame underneath it, which i am sure you can upgrage for a fraction.
Not really, look around suspension seats are way overpriced, but with so few suppliers the dealers do not have much choice. Most of the time they are over $500
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Not really, look around suspension seats are way overpriced, but with so few suppliers the dealers do not have much choice. Most of the time they are over $500
i paid a extra 200.00 bucks for the tilt seat upgrade and with the rubber bushings the seat is mounted on in combination of the seat being good quality to me is a waste of money.

i have a bad back and this is my third the way it is and i got no complaints.

when you hear the world suspension seat it makes it sound as if you are in a big fancy rig but in the end the overall quality and ride and comfort are not that much better to justify the money.

if you want to upgrade it yourself you can buy the lower frame that the seat bolts to that has the same type of system in it at a tractor supply or northern tool type catolog.
most tractor type seats are all built the same and use a similar bolt pattern and the only real difference would be the extra fancy vinyl they wrap around the seat to conceal the frame.
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