New Member - Zero Turn Mower

mph44February 17, 2013

New home - 3.5 acres - approx 2 acres to mow - 600ft driveway w rain water run off swale - Lots of trees and fence as well as 2 Rainwater gardens and one level spreader

Which Zero Turn

How much wider is the deck vs the outer dimension of the tires

Gravely ZT HD 52 - - 8MPH - Adjustable seat Dealer 2 miles away

Kubota - ZG127

Bad Boy ZT Elite 48

Is the Kawasaki 726 cc FR really worth $200 more than the Kohler Courage PRO ?

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tomplum

You may want to post on the tractor forum. As far as the engine comparison, search with the specific engine #s for issues. Kohler has noted changes in their relatively newer Courage line pretty consistently. All in all the twins have performed well. $200 is chump change compared to what it will cost to replace an engine on any ride on.

    Bookmark   February 20, 2013 at 11:01PM
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rcmoser

IMO Kolher courage is no Kohler Command Engine which Kohler has built good name. IMO they are low budget engines to complete with Low budget Briggs Inlek. Nothing wrong with that as long as you service it regularly (regularly IMO wouldn't be the 50 hours schedule but the schedule for the conditions you operate in. in extreme conditions it could be 20 or 25 hours or less (read the manual under operating in extreme conditions))

As for which one I would go test drive them see which one you like with the features you want. Dealer support and convienence could be desiding factor if he's rated highly .

    Bookmark   February 24, 2013 at 11:36AM
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mph44

Is the engineered design life of the Kawasaki 726 cc FR equal or better than the Kohler Courage PRO?

    Bookmark   February 26, 2013 at 7:01PM
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MowersGalore

Defiantly a Toro, toro are 75% of the worlds leading market in zero turns they are quality above the rest. i would be looking at a TimeCutter ZS5000 probably

Here is a link that might be useful: Toro TimeCutter

    Bookmark   March 18, 2013 at 12:43AM
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