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I just saw your alls post about mowers. i am assuming you are talking about zero turns. every one has there own opinon on what they like. But i have used exmark toro scag gravely etc i own kubota and i think it blows them out of the water. yes they cost more but i have yet to have it brake or anything . they are vertualy maintenance free besides the oil changes greasing belts and blades. i have used mine for 4 years now and havent even replaces a belt. the deck hydrolicly lifts with the tap of your foot so you dont have to strain your self to lift the 3 foot spring on the other mowers that always busted for me. also it has a jack built into the front suspension for easy cleaning and repair in the field. i would recomend checking kubota out.
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I am an eXmark man since 2002 and that is all I have ever run. Nothing beats the quality of the decks IMO...however, that is an ignorant statement as I have never used a Gravely.

For clarification Toro acquired eXmark manufacturing in 1997. Toro doesn't make eXmark they just own the company.
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I own a Gravely pro turn 260, and with other items, i think its safe to say.

Commercial units are what u need.

They may all be great and they might all last the same amount of time, it could be a user preference that makes one more suitable than another.

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I own a Gravely pro turn 260, and with other items, i think its safe to say.

Commercial units are what u need.

They may all be great and they might all last the same amount of time, it could be a user preference that makes one more suitable than another.

Just remember to buy commercial or proffessional units
Yes but make sure it is really commercial as a rule of thumb you can not buy a commercial machine at a box store or any store that does not service equipment. I do not care if that craftsman says professional it is most likely NOT commercial grade.
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I use to own gravely I will not buy one again I run all toro and mark
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