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Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell

Outdoor power equipment discussions. Questions on commercial lawn mowers, lawn mower, mower parts, lawn tractors, engines, edgers, trimmers, pole saws, aerators, hydro seeders, snow plows, chain saws, stump grinders, trucks and trailers?
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I am looking to upgrade from a walk behind exmark. I told a dealer who is reputable that I was looking at a possble ferris. One main objective is to save my back and have the mower help with the thatch cleanups as well as mow. I was told for less money but just as good of a machine to think about the snapper. Made by the same manufactuer mainly a different suspension. He said i would be happy with it, no regrets. I'm wondering if i can get some feedback with anyone with snapper experience.

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If you want to save some money and save your back, could you install a better seat on your current mower? Maybe a suspension seat?

How about one of these?



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I am running a Snapper Pro S50X Commercial ZTR as part of my fleet this year. I have the 48" deck with the Kawi commercial 19hp engine. I tell you what, they are great. They are a Ferris without the suspension. I have used both on the same account. For the money, they are a great investment.

I just hit my 50 hour mark and have had no issues at all. It is a heavy duty built machine. Has the 3100 commercial pumps that are very responsive. It has the heavy duty Warner clutch, and a well built deck lift system. It has the commercial air filter canister, and a suspension foot rest. The floor plate is mounted on rubber bushings that keep the vibration from your feet.

The only thing it does not have is the ROPS. I did buy the mulch kit, but haven't used it yet.

I would highly recommend Snapper Pro. I own or have owned, exmark, scag, ferris, cub cadet and husqvarna. It will hang with similar built ztr's.
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