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lol salesman hardly and I've actually been on here for close to year. I've owned a scag before and there is no comparision to one of thier products but in recent years name brand name mowers have got ridiculous in price. When I bout my Turf Tiger about 8yrs ago I think it was in the 6500 dollar range now they have nearly doubled in price. I don't see it. Just my opinion and we all know how those are.lol
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I just purchased a 48" worldlawn it has a peerless 5 speed tranny,a 17hp kawasaki and I paid $1400.00 less for it new than any of the big name brands. Granted some of the finer finshes may not be as sharp but I am about mowing and making money not about paying thousands more for a product with the same driveline. They also have a 2yr full warranty on all except belts and blades. Sure I would like to have all the big shiny brands would'nt we all? Get what you can afford take care of it and it will serve you well.
the peerless is one of the things I question, they were once a good transmission but they fell off of the earth when Tecumseh went bankrupt and parts dried up. I have no idea of the quality of them now. I would price around as most of the time a Bobcat or Snapper walk will be close in price to a world lawn.
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lol salesman hardly and I've actually been on here for close to year. I've owned a scag before and there is no comparision to one of thier products but in recent years name brand name mowers have got ridiculous in price. When I bout my Turf Tiger about 8yrs ago I think it was in the 6500 dollar range now they have nearly doubled in price. I don't see it. Just my opinion and we all know how those are.lol
No offense, You just seem someone pop up on a random post promoting a product and think sales rep.

I been buying used and finding good deals. I picked up a scag 3 wheeler with a 61" deck for $800. I almost bought a second one for $400 but had no where to put it, these things are long but cut great. A 27 hp great dane brutus with a 52" for $1250. A 44" toro proline walk behind for $300. Just to name a few and there all still running.
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None taken at all. And you may be correct the thing may fly apart in 6 months but I've mowed with it for 2 days and have been very impressed with it. All the used stuff around here is pretty well worn out and people still want 1200 to 1500 for it I watched Craigs and all the local papers for weeks. I got the Wordlawn for 3300 new out the door. May have been a mistake but I guess time will tell.lol
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