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drumz2129
04-06-2010, 03:49 PM
Lets start from the beginning, I have 20 acres and I mow about 6 acres of it with my John Deere 850 with a 72" rotary finish mower. It takes me at least 6 hours to mow. I have a lot of stuff to go around but nothing is a tight fit. My yard is not perfectly flat but it is not rough. I have been wanting to get rid of the the rotary because maneuvering around obstacles is not very easy with that long setup and a manual steer tractor. I also seem to spend more time working on it than using it. Yesterday I was at my local exmark/stihl/echo dealer picking up some parts for my ATV and he mentioned that he had a 'smoking deal' on a late '08 leftover. It is a Exmark Lazer Z with the 72" Triton deck and 35Hp Vanguard. He wants $8800 for it. Does this sound like a good deal? I looked at it and it is completely unused with no hours on it.

I know this would be a little of overkill for my use, but I may pickup a few of the neighbor's yards. My grass is Bermuda and St. Augustine close to the house and Bahia in the front yard (used to be pasture) and some in the back.

drumz2129
04-09-2010, 06:26 AM
Well I went ahead and picked it up on Wednesday. My dirt contractor showed up as I was unloading it telling me they were planning to start my pond the next day. That will cut out about 1.25 acres of mowing. I will try it out this afternoon.

http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt341/drumz2129/Misc%20Stuff/PIC-0246.jpg

http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt341/drumz2129/Misc%20Stuff/PIC-0247.jpg

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mnglocker
04-09-2010, 07:29 AM
That sucker will cover some ground fast.

georgiagrass
04-24-2010, 11:04 PM
I hope you are planning to stock that new pond with fish because you are going to need something to do with all the time you are going to save using the Exmark. Sounds like you got a great deal.

drumz2129
04-26-2010, 10:06 AM
I plan on stocking it with bluegill, red ear, and large mouth bass. I also added another .25 acre to the pond so now it will be right at 1.5 acres total. Im enjoying the new mower. It has cut my mowing time down to 1/3 the time it was taking me before and giving me a much better cut.

Here are some pics of the pond:
From between the island and peninsula looking towards the house.
http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt341/drumz2129/Pond/Day%207/PIC-0257.jpg
Same spot facing towards the road.
http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt341/drumz2129/Pond/Day%207/PIC-0259.jpg