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Old 06-17-2008, 11:30 PM
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Gravely or Ferris

Which would you prefer?? Gravely or Ferris?? Also why please?? Thanks!
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Old 08-14-2008, 02:52 AM
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Both good!
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Old 08-19-2008, 10:35 PM
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If both brands come from the same dealer or the dealers are equal, I'd go with the ferris - smooth ride. I run a is2000 and is3100. Love them both.
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Old 02-27-2009, 03:44 PM
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Ferris, I have a 3100 37hp Kaw and a new Evolution 48" 27 hp Kaw.
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Old 02-27-2009, 03:45 PM
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ferris no doubt.
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Old 02-27-2009, 03:51 PM
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1 great thing about the Ferris is it records only cutting hours so when you get ready to buy new equipment your old stuff has fewer hours on it. So if it still looks good you get more money for your used equipment. The suspension also make a long day alot easier on your body. Less operator fatigue.
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Old 03-12-2009, 01:54 PM
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FERRIS IS 2000Z! You can't beat the ride and it is MY butt in the seat!
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WOW I am shocked at the replys. I have heard alot of guys bash Ferris. The ride is the best I will give you that. Ferris guys hows the deck? does it mulch it up good? Do you have to clean it out alot?. I just drove one on pavement never got to demo
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Old 03-14-2009, 10:43 AM
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WOW I am shocked at the replys. I have heard alot of guys bash Ferris. The ride is the best I will give you that. Ferris guys hows the deck? does it mulch it up good? Do you have to clean it out alot?. I just drove one on pavement never got to demo
the guys that bash ferris's are morons and don't know how to use the machine. they have a 4-wheel suspension, you can't mow full speed then go into a turn, the suspension is gonna give and it's gonna scalp. if you run it like to machine was designed to run it works great. so those of you idiots that wanna ***** about the ferris mowers, learn how to run it, or go buy a non suspension mower, so 20 years from now you can be walking with a cane and carrying your kidneys in a bag from all the years of bouncing and abuse on your body. i've run all the mowers out there and i've had my ferris is 2000 for 3 years now, that's all i will run.
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WOW I am shocked at the replys. I have heard alot of guys bash Ferris. The ride is the best I will give you that. Ferris guys hows the deck? does it mulch it up good? Do you have to clean it out alot?. I just drove one on pavement never got to demo
I use Gator Mulching Blades on mine and it cuts great! The deck is solid and I only clean mine when I change blades which is once a week.I wish I would have bought mine earlier BUT the money was right so I bought it!
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