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Scag turf runner or gravely zt2350?


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Old 02-16-2010, 11:14 PM
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Question Scag turf runner or gravely zt2350?

Any information on either mower would be greatly appreciated. I plan to trade my quad for a zero turn, and these are the offers I've had. A mid 90's turf runner with the hopper on back, or the Gravely 2350. I will be mowing residential for awhile (or so I expect). I don't know how well the scag would do having the hopper, but the guy told me the gravely is a mid range mower. The scag has approximately 1200 hrs, the gravely is said to have about 60. Any known problems, bonuses to either mower? Thanks
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This is my dilemma as well as many others. With most residential customers. If they have a gated yard, you need a mower that can pass thru. The only mowers i know that can are either are a 32 inch deck or a 36 inch deck. So for now i am sticking with a push mowers for the smaller yards.
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The scag is a 48", and the gravely is a 50". I was planning to get a push mower for back yards, the main thing I was wondering is if 1250 hours is a lot for a commercial mower, or if the gravely would hold up? Thanks
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I would think you could get 2,000 + hours on the mower potentially without any major work done on it?

Read this: How long should a commercial lawn mower last me?
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Thanks that will help make my decision a lot easier.
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There is a list of questions to ask here. Its inside the free members area though.
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So, I didn't go with either option, I was on my way to trade the fourwheeler, and to make a long story short- had trailer problems on the way. The next day I told one of my buddies thats into lawn care that I was looking for a mower, and he sent me to a guy that had 48", and 32" scag walk behinds. They are both belt driven with kawasaki engines. The guy was interested in a truck that was sitting in my yard. I had no use for the s10 since I just bought a full size, and two days later I have two used scags- I guess everything happens for a reason...
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