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okie2
04-04-2007, 09:52 AM
Is there any difference in the John Deere residential mowers and other residential mowers? I heard that they were all manufactured at the same place. Would there be a difference in that mower at the John Deere dealer and at Home Depot?

zero_turn_freak
04-04-2007, 10:05 AM
john deer residential compared to what other kinds of residential?

Raven386
04-04-2007, 10:07 AM
well if you're looking at a JD707(w/ 25hp) at HD and then you go to the JD dealer and look at a JD707(w/ 25hp) theyre going to be the same, price might be different.

okie2
04-04-2007, 10:19 AM
Compared to a Cub Cadet or Toro?

JimQ
04-04-2007, 11:03 AM
John Deere, Toro, and Cub Cadet are designed and manufactured by 3 totally independent companies. All three very respectable in their own right.

okie2
04-04-2007, 11:39 AM
Im trying to figure out which mower to get. I want a commercial but cant afford it. John Deere has some affordable ones. And there are some department store mowers. I would like to get a demo model. What do you think?

Raven386
04-04-2007, 12:00 PM
what size mower are you looking into getting?

okie2
04-04-2007, 12:11 PM
Well a small commercial mower around here would be grasshopper, john deere, dixie chopper. They are kind of pricey so I dont know. It would have to be a demo. Homeowner version would be cub cadet, husqvarna, toro, jd. Im looking for about a 48"-50" cut range. May even have to look at a used mower.

Raven386
04-04-2007, 10:09 PM
are you looking at ZTR's? or w/b's. you can get a good used w/b for pretty cheap.a residential mower will be cheaper but if you plan on using it everyday, its not going to last too long. JMO

lawnprosteveo
04-04-2007, 10:51 PM
Hey Okie,
Go to John Deere's webpage...they have a link to used equipment...there you will find some decent commercial mowers for sale. You can put in your area and some local dealers will pop up with some mowers. I saw a 48" Deere Quik Trak for sale..about $4200...last week. My opinion, steer clear of residential stuff if you can.:usflag: