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Z's Lawncare
02-29-2012, 10:43 PM
how many of you are running jd mowers and if you are post some pics of them on trailers.

weeze
02-29-2012, 10:47 PM
http://i52.tinypic.com/207rwgn.jpg http://i40.tinypic.com/viod93.jpg

LawnCareNoobie
02-29-2012, 11:43 PM
I have three, but this is one of them. Not the best picture but it's all I got right now. 2011 925A

http://lawnsite.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=230378&stc=1&d=1316651958

Ridin' Green
03-01-2012, 01:02 AM
I have three, but this is one of them. Not the best picture but it's all I got right now. 2011 925A

http://lawnsite.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=230378&stc=1&d=1316651958

Is that the demo you picked up a while back? If so, how's it been doing for you so far?

Salcido Lawn
03-01-2012, 01:24 AM
I have four of them, but I am starting to lean towards Scag and Exmark now. Although, I do like my JD batwing. Here is a link to my trucks, with some of my JD's. (not the best pics though)
http://lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=371727

LawnMan19
03-01-2012, 03:05 AM
/\ That's a beast of a mower you've got there.:weightlifter:

LawnCareNoobie
03-01-2012, 10:26 AM
Is that the demo you picked up a while back? If so, how's it been doing for you so far?

Yes it is. Although I got it late in the season last year its been great so far. Got a full summer coming up and I can't wait.

I also got a couple sets of those Gator G6 blades brand new waiting to be used. Haven't tried them yet but will be shortly!

All_American_lawn
03-01-2012, 10:45 AM
I have a really old JD walk behind belt drive, seems to work ok... For now.

GMLC
03-01-2012, 05:33 PM
All very nice looking mowers!

Z's Lawncare
03-01-2012, 06:19 PM
very nice jds

Exmarkboy13
03-01-2012, 06:28 PM
I just got a like new JD 48" Hydro, and from just driving around with it, I love it.

weeze
03-01-2012, 07:21 PM
i guess i could post mowerbrad's pics for him??? :laugh:

weeze
03-01-2012, 07:27 PM
hope you don't mind brad. :laugh:

whaler's Mow-Town
03-01-2012, 07:33 PM
i guess i could post mowerbrad's pics for him??? :laugh:

Yer too hilarious. Lemme go take a pic of my 7G18....talk about a beat down warrior LOL

lemme see....its on ummmm I think its fourth trans gearbox....its third muffler, they rust out on the neck from the motor!?(just finished putting a new one on) and wow I wouldnt wanna start on the sundry list of crap that has just fallen of while mowing.

Danged ol 7 iron deck aint missed a beat yet tho.....its falling apart but it leaves an incredible trail!!!

Lemme go get a pic of the beast LOL

Ridin' Green
03-01-2012, 07:36 PM
I guess I bleed green too, though none of these are on trailers here-

Z's Lawncare
03-01-2012, 07:57 PM
wow nice mowers and how do you like your z720

Ridin' Green
03-01-2012, 07:59 PM
It's a great mower. They're way under rated by many for some reason.

Z's Lawncare
03-01-2012, 08:09 PM
i agree how many hours do you have on it

Ridin' Green
03-01-2012, 08:12 PM
There's only 52 on it right now.

whaler's Mow-Town
03-01-2012, 08:58 PM
2008 7G18. The mean green money eatin' machine LOL....Nah it paid for itself 100 times over and its still gonna carry me to next month when I get my new John Deere Z920a 48 MOD. Almost broke my heart to settle for the 48" deck but I have too many yards that 54" wouldnt fit.

weeze
03-01-2012, 09:12 PM
http://i44.tinypic.com/119wle8.jpg http://i51.tinypic.com/feewhx.jpg

Z's Lawncare
03-01-2012, 09:14 PM
i like the gt my friend has one just like it

weeze
03-01-2012, 09:40 PM
i like the gt my friend has one just like it

yeah it's a solid mower.

whaler's Mow-Town
03-01-2012, 09:51 PM
http://i44.tinypic.com/119wle8.jpg http://i51.tinypic.com/feewhx.jpg

DANG! that thing is like a bulldozer :laugh:

The guy I bought my company from bought a JD somewhat like that one. I always thought it was kinda funny because when I first started working with him, the foreman would always bring us back early on Friday's to mow the bosses yard.

When I got my turn to be foreman, I would never come back early on Friday and that would make the boss mad but when there are still yards out there to mow that actually pay money.....the bosses yard comes sometime after I am done. Didnt take long for him to figure out he needed his own mower if he wanted his yard when he wanted it. He was and still is WAY proud of that mower....still thinks it does a better job than all those new fangled mowers :laugh::laugh:

GoldStarMowing
03-01-2012, 10:19 PM
I run a Z920a, couldn't be happier with it. Can't give you any pictures now though. Tractor and trailer are in storage. Looking forward to spending some more time on it this spring though!

Z's Lawncare
03-01-2012, 10:33 PM
thanks for the replies evryone and is anybody running any jd x700 series

Grant11
03-01-2012, 11:10 PM
I have a john deere 727A and love it. The picture of it is in storage

Z's Lawncare
03-02-2012, 06:07 PM
nicem uncle hasa 757 and hates the motor

RLS24
03-02-2012, 10:16 PM
I have a john deere 727A and love it. The picture of it is in storage

off topic, bout I'd LOVE to see some more pics of that old Ransomes Bobcat!

Grass Man93
03-02-2012, 10:25 PM
I guess I bleed green too, though none of these are on trailers here-

That is one sweet looking 445 you got thereThumbs Up

Ridin' Green
03-02-2012, 10:30 PM
That is one sweet looking 445 you got thereThumbs Up

Thanks, but I actually sold that one last year just after the pic was taken. I have owned two of them. I bought that one used, but the first one was new. They are excellent tractors, and I very much prefer them to the later X700 series that came along. I have lost count now of how many JD's I've owned, and I'm about to buy another JD ZTR.:dizzy:

weeze
03-02-2012, 11:48 PM
you are? what kind? pics? :D

LawnCareNoobie
03-03-2012, 10:32 AM
727's on the outside, 757 in the middle. The 757 I traded in for the 925.

scotts lawn care
03-03-2012, 10:48 AM
My green fleet :

Z's Lawncare
03-03-2012, 09:08 PM
thanks for all the pics guys loving the green. how many of you are already begining to start cutting.

Ridin' Green
03-03-2012, 09:12 PM
you are? what kind? pics? :D

I haven't decided yet for sure which model it's going to be, but it looks like I will probably buy a Z950., the biggest thing right now that I have to decide, is MOD or no MOD :)

Ridin' Green
03-03-2012, 09:19 PM
My green fleet :

How are you liking that 930? It looks like it has the MOD deck. Any trouble with any of the linkage or anything else on it yet? GOt any idea of GPH? Thanks.

NothingRunsLikeADeere
03-03-2012, 09:26 PM
Thats all i have run the past 4 years.. Best mowers out there. just bought 2 new ones.. you wont go wrong with a deere.. dont know how to post pic or i would..

NothingRunsLikeADeere
03-03-2012, 09:27 PM
nice set up lawn care noobie

mowerbrad
03-03-2012, 10:30 PM
hope you don't mind brad. :laugh:

Yup, those are my babies!!! :)

I truely bleed green, with a hint of yellow too!

LawnCareNoobie
03-03-2012, 11:33 PM
nice set up lawn care noobie

Thank you. No regrets in buying these mowers.

scotts lawn care
03-04-2012, 01:39 PM
How are you liking that 930? It looks like it has the MOD deck. Any trouble with any of the linkage or anything else on it yet? GOt any idea of GPH? Thanks.

I like my 930a alot. It does not have the mod deck.

I got the suspension seat, striping kit, and the c&c package.

It is a bit thirsty - but now im use to the fuel it uses. Im guessing it uses 1.5 - 1.8

gallons per hour.

Ridin' Green
03-04-2012, 03:51 PM
I like my 930a alot. It does not have the mod deck.

I got the suspension seat, striping kit, and the c&c package.

It is a bit thirsty - but now im use to the fuel it uses. Im guessing it uses 1.5 - 1.8

gallons per hour.

Thanks for the reply. I'm thinking about buying a 950, so fuel use should be close to yours. If gas hits $5 p/g, the EFI 925 may be what I wish I had bought. I a not committed to any one model yet as far as the actual purchase, so I can still go one way or the other. I really want the extr HP for those tough situations where it can make all the difference, but the cost of gas........... $60 for one tank of fuel?!?:dizzy:


BTW: how's the striping roller holding up? I believe I will be adding that to the buy, so I'd like to hear from someone who has used one for any length of time.

scotts lawn care
03-04-2012, 04:03 PM
Thanks for the reply. I'm thinking about buying a 950, so fuel use should be close to yours. If gas hits $5 p/g, the EFI 925 may be what I wish I had bought. I a not committed to any one model yet as far as the actual purchase, so I can still go one way or the other. I really want the extr HP for those tough situations where it can make all the difference, but the cost of gas........... $60 for one tank of fuel?!?:dizzy:


BTW: how's the striping roller holding up? I believe I will be adding that to the buy, so I'd like to hear from someone who has used one for any length of time.

The striping roller worked good for giving that manicured lawn look on my jobs.

I did need to adjust it as far as hitting edges of drives, tree roots, ect.

It needs to be set low to give some real defined stripes, - but the lower its set,

the more careful i have to be so as not to bang it into things.

Have you thought at all about a 997 deisel? Its probably my next mower ill be

buying for some medium/large properties i mow.

jackal
03-04-2012, 04:19 PM
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weeze
03-04-2012, 05:16 PM
what is a c & c package? i've seen it listed but never been sure of what it is.

GoldStarMowing
03-04-2012, 05:27 PM
what is a c & c package? i've seen it listed but never been sure of what it is.

Comfort and convenience package. You get an electric deck lift over the foot pedal and an emergency PTO shut off at your finger tips. If you look at his 930's controls the control sticks are different than the 920's at the end. That is where the electric deck lift button and emergency PTO shut off are.

I believe with the C&C package the control sticks are angled differently too but I could be wrong.

Z's Lawncare
03-04-2012, 05:48 PM
doea anybody use the 997 i have seen it and it seems really solid

Ridin' Green
03-04-2012, 06:04 PM
Comfort and convenience package. You get an electric deck lift over the foot pedal and an emergency PTO shut off at your finger tips. If you look at his 930's controls the control sticks are different than the 920's at the end. That is where the electric deck lift button and emergency PTO shut off are.

I believe with the C&C package the control sticks are angled differently too but I could be wrong.

Both of these statements are correct. The Sticks are quite a bit different feeling and take a little getting used to, but once you do, they are really quite comfortable.

Ridin' Green
03-04-2012, 06:06 PM
The striping roller worked good for giving that manicured lawn look on my jobs.

I did need to adjust it as far as hitting edges of drives, tree roots, ect.

It needs to be set low to give some real defined stripes, - but the lower its set,

the more careful i have to be so as not to bang it into things.

Have you thought at all about a 997 deisel? Its probably my next mower ill be

buying for some medium/large properties i mow.

While I'd love to own a 997, they are actually overkill for what I need. On top of that, if I actually do need that kind of torque, I have my CUT w/BM, so I'm covered there.. If I decide on the 950, I will be getting a smoking deal on it, so that plays heavily into my decision.:)

scotts lawn care
03-04-2012, 07:29 PM
doea anybody use the 997 i have seen it and it seems really solid

I have demoed a 997 with a 72" deck and they are a beast! A total grass eater.

They have a 31 hp yanmar diesel engine - excellent on fuel. If i had to guess -

maybe .9 gallons per hour? I have the same engine in my 1445 and it seems to

use 1/2 the fuel as my 930 z does. The new ones come with a foot hydro deck lift or the comfort and convienece package. 60" or 72" deck. Price is around 15k :)

Z's Lawncare
03-04-2012, 08:36 PM
i would love to have one but there so pricy

Grant11
03-04-2012, 09:56 PM
off topic, bout I'd LOVE to see some more pics of that old Ransomes Bobcat!

Good eye!:clapping: its about 10 years old with a 12.5 horse kawasaki (fb46ov) Id send some pics your way but I wont have the mowers back for another week or two

frameslawn
03-05-2012, 01:03 AM
I own a 997 and its been a great machine. Plenty of power with very good fuel consumption under .9 GPH in all conditions. However, its long and it doesnt handle hills near as well as my gas Z900's (Its a little top heavy). If your mowing mostly flat ground and can afford it, the 997 is the best way to go. Mine is a 06 with 800 hours and havent done anything but normal maintenance.

professional
03-05-2012, 08:07 AM
Same here as frameslawn. This last season I started running at about 3/4 throttle and I'm using .7 gph. I find hill holding to be ok, but I have the 72" deck and Deere uses a slightly different frame between the 60" decks and the 72". That might make some of the difference in feel on hills.

scotts lawn care
03-05-2012, 09:15 AM
Same here as frameslawn. This last season I started running at about 3/4 throttle and I'm using .7 gph. I find hill holding to be ok, but I have the 72" deck and Deere uses a slightly different frame between the 60" decks and the 72". That might make some of the difference in feel on hills.

So hows the cut at 3/4 throttle? Do you have issues at all with the weight,

of the 997? I have to be careful with my 1445 on wet lawns - but i know a

997 is lighter weight than the 1445. My dealer swayed me towards a 930a z

because of the 997's weight - but i think its only 200-300 lbs more, not a big deal to me. :)

professional
03-05-2012, 01:27 PM
The cut quality is very much as it is at full throttle. I would not do it if the quality suffered. It kicks up a lot less dirt also. I have no issues with weight either. Maybe the size of the tires helps distribute the weight. It doesn't have the best traction though.

7 IRON
03-05-2012, 02:00 PM
[QUOTE=JasonsLawnCare1;4332955]hope you don't mind brad. :laugh:[/QUOTE

Sweet riggs!

weeze
03-05-2012, 02:06 PM
Comfort and convenience package. You get an electric deck lift over the foot pedal and an emergency PTO shut off at your finger tips. If you look at his 930's controls the control sticks are different than the 920's at the end. That is where the electric deck lift button and emergency PTO shut off are.

I believe with the C&C package the control sticks are angled differently too but I could be wrong.

oh yeah ok. i know what that is. :laugh: i'm just slow sometimes. :hammerhead:

scotts lawn care
03-05-2012, 02:37 PM
I think the c&c pachage was an extra 700-800, well worth it imo. I dont use the thumb

pto shutoff very much, but its real nice using the electric deck lift.

Fresh-popcorn
03-05-2012, 10:52 PM
While I'd love to own a 997, they are actually overkill for what I need. On top of that, if I actually do need that kind of torque, I have my CUT w/BM, so I'm covered there.. If I decide on the 950, I will be getting a smoking deal on it, so that plays heavily into my decision.:)


As for someone that owns a 950 and now a 997 I can honestly tell you that having that kind of power at all times makes a difference. Since my 997 is brand new (just got it delivered a month ago) I only had 1 chance to use it so far yesterday cutting some 3ft tall weeds in my back property that I didn't want to tackle with the 950 last year. Went through it like a boss.
I also own a JD2305 CUT with Brush Cutter but rarely use it now since its so time consuming and time is something I do not have and cherish.

Used the 950 for two seasons and thought that I would never need any more power. Boy was I wrong. Yes I could of just kept using the 950 all the time but like I said time is something I don't have so if spending some extra money to spend it with my kids or doing other activities, its money well spent.

If we get weather like last year then my 997 will be a joy to use.

Z's Lawncare
03-05-2012, 10:59 PM
post some pics of it

whaler's Mow-Town
03-06-2012, 12:00 AM
Going to order my John Deere Z920a 48 MOD:usflag: on Wednesday. My first zero turn. I have been using a walk behind for 10 years solid with the company I own and me and my knees are extremely excited about getting to sit down and take a break.:)

GoldStarMowing
03-06-2012, 12:25 AM
oh yeah ok. i know what that is. :laugh: i'm just slow sometimes. :hammerhead:

Aren't we all :laugh:

Fresh-popcorn
03-06-2012, 10:22 PM
post some pics of it


http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7058/6811739198_c0740a976d_z.jpg

scotts lawn care
03-06-2012, 10:42 PM
Sweet 950 and 997!

frameslawn
03-06-2012, 10:46 PM
Looks Good!!! The 997 is a beast.

Heres a pic of a few deeres in my shop.

http://www.lawnsite.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=241976&stc=1&d=1331088223

http://www.lawnsite.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=241977&stc=1&d=1331088223

Ridin' Green
03-06-2012, 11:14 PM
Your pics aren't showing up.

frameslawn
03-06-2012, 11:26 PM
241989

241990

241991

Did this work???

Ridin' Green
03-06-2012, 11:54 PM
That's a nice fleet of green.

frameslawn
03-07-2012, 12:19 AM
Thanks I appreciate it

Ridin' Green
03-07-2012, 12:29 AM
Do you mind listing them all by model #? I Had a 4500 for a long time, and also a GX335.

Z's Lawncare
03-07-2012, 03:59 PM
very nice if you dont mine me askin how much did the 997 run you?

Fresh-popcorn
03-07-2012, 04:05 PM
I got my 997 for just under $15k with 0%/42 months financing.

Fresh-popcorn
03-07-2012, 04:08 PM
Also, the rear bumper was $400. Great protection and is probably something that should be standard equipment IMHO.

Z's Lawncare
03-07-2012, 04:14 PM
thk and thats not to bad on there website its around 19000

whaler's Mow-Town
03-07-2012, 05:35 PM
I went an ordered my John Deere Z920a 48" MOD today. I'll find out when its coming when I go pick up some parts tomorrow. I cant wait!

I am sure I'll post a pic or two when I get it.

Ridin' Green
03-07-2012, 11:13 PM
I went an ordered my John Deere Z920a 48" MOD today. I'll find out when its coming when I go pick up some parts tomorrow. I cant wait!

I am sure I'll post a pic or two when I get it.

Congrats! Pics are definately a must here when you get it.

I just went in and started the process of buying a new Z950 w/60" mod today. I am going to have them replace the run flat fronts with pneumatics when it comes in. I have run the std fronts on a Deere 960 loaner last year, and they ride like a rock. I have not had any troubles with the pneumatics on the front of my Z720, and they ride so well, that a suspension seat is almost unnecessary, so I am going with them on the 950.

I say started the process, because the dealer I am going through is a huge dealer, and can get me several different programs that are available to all dealerships. He just needs to find out which exact one he can put me in to save me a bunch of cash. Best salesman I have worked with so far, and I've bought quite a few new Deere machines, so I've delt with quite a few different salesman over the years.

whaler's Mow-Town
03-08-2012, 08:43 AM
Pneumatics huh? That sounds like common sense. I like the way you think and IDK why JD just can't do these little things on their own or atleast make it an option. Where do you get the pneumatics? JD? I just wonder, in case I decide to do the same. I plan on having my wife to ride it as much as she can and the smoother the ride, the less she will complain later.

On a side note, I am the only private LCO in town that rocks the green and I am just guessing that the price scares most away. Although I will say that most of the crews around here don't appear to have ever heard of JD or can even pronounce John Deere.
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mowerbrad
03-08-2012, 11:54 AM
Pneumatics huh? That sounds like common sense. I like the way you think and IDK why JD just can't do these little things on their own or atleast make it an option. Where do you get the pneumatics? JD? I just wonder, in case I decide to do the same. I plan on having my wife to ride it as much as she can and the smoother the ride, the less she will complain later.

On a side note, I am the only private LCO in town that rocks the green and I am just guessing that the price scares most away. Although I will say that most of the crews around here don't appear to have ever heard of JD or can even pronounce John Deere.
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Quite a few manufacturers have gone to the "no flat" front caster tires, mainly because so many people were complaining about getting flats with their pneumatic caster tires. Scag, Toro, Exmark and Hustler (I'm sure others also have them standard) all have the semi-pneumatic, "flat free" front caster tires on their machines.

Obviously pneumatic tires are always an option since you just need to switch out the original flat free tires with pneumatics. Typically you see the lower end models with pneumatics and the higher end models with semi-pneumatics. It's seen as an "upgrade" to many people who don't want to risk getting flats.

scotts lawn care
03-08-2012, 12:22 PM
I like the flat free caster tires on my 930, i carry along a flat tire kit with me in the truck for my other mowers, its easy to plug a tire- since i also have a truck tire air pump that plugs into the 12v on my truck. Comes in handy on the jobs.

Ridin' Green
03-08-2012, 01:26 PM
Pneumatics huh? That sounds like common sense. I like the way you think and IDK why JD just can't do these little things on their own or atleast make it an option. Where do you get the pneumatics? JD? I just wonder, in case I decide to do the same. I plan on having my wife to ride it as much as she can and the smoother the ride, the less she will complain later.

On a side note, I am the only private LCO in town that rocks the green and I am just guessing that the price scares most away. Although I will say that most of the crews around here don't appear to have ever heard of JD or can even pronounce John Deere.
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I say started the process, because the dealer I am going through is a huge dealer, and can get me several different programs that are available to all dealerships.
This should have read aren't instead of are. Sorry for any confusion.

As for the run flats vs pneumatics, yes, you are right. It should be offered as an option at al dealer right up front, just like the choice of a suspension seat, MOD deck etc. I will get them right from the dealer.
It is not as simle as replacing teh run flat tires with pneumatics though. The entire wheel/tire assembly must be swapped out, since the pneumtaics require a valve stem and the run flat version doesn't have that. He will get me the pneumatics which are like $125 apiece, and then buy back my run flats for half that cost, so I end up paying $125 for the pneumatics and the wheels they are mounted on.

I am starting with those, and then I will see how the ride is. I can always add the suspension seat kit to make things even smoother as far as the quality of the ride goes. I have the pneumatics on my 720, and what a huge difference. I didn't need to add a suspension seat to make it ride good enough for me, and way nicer than the stock 960 I had for a loaner. By adjusting tire pressures a little to match your needs, you can get the ride you want (within reason obviously). I don't run anywhere that a flat is a real big problem potential like a lot of guys here do. I may end up with a fat now, but it'll only be the second one in 12 years of mowing.

weeze
03-08-2012, 08:17 PM
i had my first flat on a rear tire the other day. i never had a flat on front pnuematics in the past on mowers but i did have problems with them coming off the bead and the tire going flat because of that. the semi-pneumatics seem to work fine for me so i'm glad i have them. i'm sure the ride is better with pneumatics though. now if they could only come up with rear semi-pneumatics that still had a smooth ride. :laugh:

whaler's Mow-Town
03-08-2012, 11:07 PM
I talked to my dealer today and my mower comes in on the 28th or sooner. Wait and see.

I am going to ask him about pneumatic's in next week when I go see him.

GardnerLawn
03-08-2012, 11:52 PM
alright who has the jd suspension seat on the new ztraks? im about to retire my 757 and get either the 925efi or 930 and wondering yall experiences with it? thanks

Ridin' Green
03-09-2012, 12:03 AM
alright who has the jd suspension seat on the new ztraks? im about to retire my 757 and get either the 925efi or 930 and wondering yall experiences with it? thanks

Contact mowerbrad. He has the suspension seat kit on his 925.

Fresh-popcorn
03-09-2012, 12:08 AM
I've got one for my 950. It helped some but not enough to make a huge difference in ride quality.

GardnerLawn
03-09-2012, 12:18 AM
Aight I didn't figure it made much of a difference but I've never saw one or knew how they worked
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whaler's Mow-Town
03-09-2012, 11:29 AM
Also, the rear bumper was $400. Great protection and is probably something that should be standard equipment IMHO.

wowzers! They dont put a rear bumper on the 997?? That just make no sense at all.

trooper8870
03-09-2012, 11:49 AM
alright who has the jd suspension seat on the new ztraks? im about to retire my 757 and get either the 925efi or 930 and wondering yall experiences with it? thanks

First thing--- if you are going to do anything outside of mowing such as mulching or collecting, you need to skip the 925 EFI. They are very underpowered to do those things. I'm going today to buy a 950 so I will have a mower capable of using the collection system on and to mulch. The 925 EFI does great for mowing and the occassional mulching to prevent grass clippings from getting in beds or on paved areas, but outside of that it does not have enough power!

Second thing--- I have a suspension seat on my 997. It helped the ride a little but not alot

Paradise Landscape
03-09-2012, 11:57 AM
I have four of them, but I am starting to lean towards Scag and Exmark now. Although, I do like my JD batwing. Here is a link to my trucks, with some of my JD's. (not the best pics though)
http://lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=371727

wow, whats the price on one of those bad boys???

scotts lawn care
03-09-2012, 03:30 PM
alright who has the jd suspension seat on the new ztraks? im about to retire my 757 and get either the 925efi or 930 and wondering yall experiences with it? thanks

I have a 757 z and last spring i got a 930a z with the suspension seat kit. I think its worth the money for the kit. Its not a huge difference, but it does help on rough lawns. When i go back to use my 757 - i can tell it does not have the seat kit. :)

mowerbrad
03-09-2012, 03:57 PM
alright who has the jd suspension seat on the new ztraks? im about to retire my 757 and get either the 925efi or 930 and wondering yall experiences with it? thanks

The suspension seat kit is definately nice. I went almost 2 years without one though. The kit does take most of the jolts out of the bumps and smooths the ride out a little. If you plan on doing many bumpy/rough riding properties, I would seriously consider purchasing as suspension seat kit, it will help you out.

Its not going to make the mower ride like a Cadillac, but it will make the ride smoother and easier on you (the operator). I would purchase the suspension kit again.

GardnerLawn
03-09-2012, 06:24 PM
Cool thanks guys
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Flex-Deck
03-10-2012, 09:35 PM
Here is my fleet, side by side - 4 X748 4WD tractor style and one 997Z

Z's Lawncare
03-10-2012, 11:00 PM
wow how many hours do your x748 have on them

Salcido Lawn
03-10-2012, 11:03 PM
Brand new, they are about $45-50k. I bought my used for $10,500.
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trooper8870
03-12-2012, 02:16 AM
Here is my fleet, side by side - 4 X748 4WD tractor style and one 997Z

What are the widths and makes of the decks on the X748's?