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Old 05-03-2012, 07:10 PM
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Torn Between 2 ZTRs...

Ok, so some of you may have seen my thread on upgrading to SCAG. Well, my dad is a die-hard John Deere man. He was raised on a farm using John Deere machines.

So currently I am wanting to upgrade from our Cub Cadet RZT 50 to a SCAG Tiger Cat (52" 22HP Kawasaki). My dad, however, is wanting to get a John Deere Z655 (54" 27HP John Deere Cyclone). The price difference is considerably less, and both dealers are in our backyard. The John Deere is a "heavy-duty" RESIDENTIAL lawn mower. Where, obviously the SCAG is a "low-end" (is anything SCAG makes low end? haha) COMMERCIAL grade lawn mower. At the moment I am 15 & mow 6 yards & occasionally some one-time clients when they go out of town or their grass is too much for them to handle. I will be driving next year & will be (hopefully) picking up considerably more clients.

So, any advice to help me out? Anything to change my dad's mind?
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:47 PM
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try to talk him into letting you get a z700 or z900 series deere ztr.
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Old 05-03-2012, 08:00 PM
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The Z700 would be the ideal mower for you.
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:30 PM
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Problem with these darn kids these days they just won't respect their elders.
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:41 PM
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I was looking at the Z700 as well. So I guess its between that and a Tiger Cat. How much do the Z700s run?
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:46 PM
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GO demo each machine,,,,,,,, THEN INFORM the dealer what your doing, and let THEM FIGHT FOR YOR BUSINESS
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:50 PM
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The SCAG dealer does not offer demos. I haven't checked with the John Deere dealer yet.
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