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LwnmwrMan22
06-29-2004, 09:39 PM
Had one of my Ferris' getting 1200+ hours and seeming like it was in the shop more than on the trailer. I know I know, 1200 hours is nothing, but I like to run new equipment, under warranty, and on my trailer, not in the shop or in my garage.

Anyways, Kubota, running the 0% for 3, enitced me into giving the dealer my mower and $5500 for this.......:D

EastProLawn
06-29-2004, 10:38 PM
Wow, that looks like a nice machine, good luck with it.

Avery
06-29-2004, 10:41 PM
Wish we had a dealer near us...I would like to try one of those.

BSDeality
06-29-2004, 11:57 PM
mmm kubooooooootaaa. i ran a diesel kubota for a homeowner for a couple years. it was a "garden tractor" but it still cut really well and was an awesome machine. I imagine the commercial stuff is just as good, if not far superior.

Green Pastures
06-29-2004, 11:59 PM
How bout some specs on the Kubota?

LwnmwrMan22
06-30-2004, 12:10 AM
Kubota specs (http://kubota.com/h/Products/ZD18F.cfm)

How's that for specs?

CamLand
06-30-2004, 07:08 AM
very nice machine,keeps us updated on it...

CJ GreenScapes
06-30-2004, 09:33 PM
Originally posted by LwnmwrMan22
Kubota specs (http://kubota.com/h/Products/ZD18F.cfm)

How's that for specs?

Can't ask for much more than that... :D

allaccesslandscaping
07-05-2004, 02:10 AM
Always seem that wife dont understand the important of manchine. Always wineing and bi.............. About do you really need that. Oh but the day when they need some money. Its a differennt story.. I quite telling my wife about stuff.

EMackIV
07-06-2004, 12:00 AM
Is that last years model or were you able to order it without the ROPS?

LwnmwrMan22
07-06-2004, 08:34 AM
First thing I did when I got it home was take the ROPS off, 16 bolts, about 25 minutes.

cliplawn
11-09-2006, 03:37 PM
About what would one of those cost if you don't mind me asking?

LwnmwrMan22
11-09-2006, 03:48 PM
About what would one of those cost if you don't mind me asking?

The second one that I bought last year was listed about $12.6k.

DoetschOutdoor
11-09-2006, 05:48 PM
Whoa, for a second there I read your post as 5500 for the mower and couldnt figure out how you could get a big diesel mower for 5500. I was about to call the dealer!!

abuckeye
11-09-2006, 06:19 PM
I demoed a ZD25 today and liked it very much. I am going to buy one in the spring but I will wait for the new version (ZD236) to get to my dealer.

Lawnworks
11-09-2006, 07:56 PM
I have found that the 1000-1500 hour mark is a great time to trade in. By this time it seems the mower will nickel and dime you to death. Smart move I think. Sounds like your dealer gave you a pretty fair shake.