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TopQualityLawnCare
01-31-2013, 01:09 PM
okay so here is the deal ive got to decide between a 2000 john deere 757 with 1100 hours or a 2006 exmark with 1800 hours on mower and 600 on motor both need nothing and are ready to mow need a mower for this upcoming season but just cant decide which one would be best the john deere the motor hasent been replaced ill post the links and sorry if this is in the wrong section i coudnt find a right section to put it in

john deere has 60 inch deck and exmark has 61"

LandFakers
01-31-2013, 01:13 PM
okay so here is the deal ive got to decide between a 2000 john deere 757 with 1100 hours or a 2006 exmark with 1800 hours on mower and 600 on motor both need nothing and are ready to mow need a mower for this upcoming season but just cant decide which one would be best the john deere the motor hasent been replaced ill post the links and sorry if this is in the wrong section i coudnt find a right section to put it in

john deere has 60 inch deck and exmark has 61"
Well exmark doesnt make a 61" deck so its actually a 60" aswell. Any other info on these mowers? Motor size on each, year manufactured? Without a whole lot of information, I would go with the deere. It most likely has the 7 Iron deck which is great, and it has less hours than the exmark.

Landrus2
01-31-2013, 01:19 PM
Well exmark doesnt make a 61" deck so its actually a 60" aswell. Any other info on these mowers? Motor size on each, year manufactured? Without a whole lot of information, I would go with the deere. It most likely has the 7 Iron deck which is great, and it has less hours than the exmark.

I also think deer in this case is a better buy.:waving:

TopQualityLawnCare
01-31-2013, 01:21 PM
http://nashville.craigslist.org/grd/3524997287.html

http://nashville.craigslist.org/grd/3474318304.html

here is the link for the mowers sorry i meant 60" for the exmark

LandFakers
01-31-2013, 01:31 PM
http://nashville.craigslist.org/grd/3524997287.html

http://nashville.craigslist.org/grd/3474318304.html

here is the link for the mowers sorry i meant 60" for the exmark
The deere looks a little rougher, but the guy selling the exmark couldnt even provide up close photos, thats not a good sign. 1800hrs is about the end of a hydro pumps life span so id say go with the deere

TopQualityLawnCare
01-31-2013, 02:09 PM
Deere it is thank you all! Green is always the better color! Ha
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TopQualityLawnCare
01-31-2013, 06:39 PM
i found another 757 same exact thing that has 40 hours on rebuild and 1000 on body would that be better?

LandFakers
01-31-2013, 06:49 PM
i found another 757 same exact thing that has 40 hours on rebuild and 1000 on body would that be better?
Got a link for me to look at?

TopQualityLawnCare
01-31-2013, 07:03 PM
yes here it is and btw there both for 3000 thanks for the help means alot!

http://nashville.craigslist.org/grd/3537248463.html

LandFakers
01-31-2013, 10:13 PM
I'd go with the other one man, a couple hours hear and there won't matter. The other one looks a little better maintained.

TopQualityLawnCare
02-01-2013, 07:40 AM
So it being rebuild doesn't really matter? The other one hasent been used commercially just been mowing one yard which is a plus and is always maintained I was just thinking since this one has a rebuild it would last longer
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LandFakers
02-01-2013, 02:52 PM
So it being rebuild doesn't really matter? The other one hasent been used commercially just been mowing one yard which is a plus and is always maintained I was just thinking since this one has a rebuild it would last longer
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Well from the pictures, it was rebuilt do to lack of Maintanece, not because they engine was old. The entire back of the engine protection cage is off, and it just looks to be not very well taken care of. You can get 1800hrs out of a mower easily before a rebuild on the engine.

TopQualityLawnCare
02-01-2013, 06:06 PM
Thanks for pointing that out didn't even notice that but yea I get your point going to go look at it this weekend
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LandFakers
02-01-2013, 08:52 PM
Thanks for pointing that out didn't even notice that but yea I get your point going to go look at it this weekend
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Good luck. Know what to look for in the mower?

TopQualityLawnCare
02-01-2013, 08:59 PM
Leaks,Rust,Noises main thing i believe if anything else is wrong im sure it will catch my eye

LandFakers
02-01-2013, 09:00 PM
Leaks,Rust,Noises main thing i believe if anything else is wrong im sure it will catch my eye
You nailed it! Good luck with it

TopQualityLawnCare
02-01-2013, 09:16 PM
Thank ya! im pretty excited to get out on my own and start mowing finally picking up a redmax weedeater yo i love redmax then ill be set for just mowing of course as i go ill start building up.gotta start somewere!