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Tractor Cutter vs. Mower: Which Mows Better?

We want to help you understand the difference between a cutter and mower and which mows better.

And as a quick aside --- we are here to help you purchase a new tractor when the time is right.

Let’s get started.

What’s Best?

What’s the difference between a 3-point-mounted or pull-type finish mower, a mid-mount mower, or a rotary cutter?

Which one is the best for your needs?


A finish mower for a compact tractor is a heavy-duty commercial mower. It is designed for a fine cut on larger areas.

It’s a great implement for those wishing to keep their land nice and neat without spending too much time and effort on lawn mowing.

A mid-mount finish mower does essentially the same job as a mounted or pull-type finish mower, except that it mounts underneath the tractor instead of behind it.

Mid-mount mowers tend to be better for novice operators who may not like adjusting to the tail swing of a rear-mounted finish mower. Mid-mount mowers give a sub-compact tractor the capabilities of a riding lawnmower --- but with built-in tractor strength and durability that surpasses almost any riding mower.

The compact tractor/mower combination is a much more versatile machine that powers a loader, 3‑point attachments, and PTO-powered machines. They accomplish various landscaping, t