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Old 03-14-2006, 11:13 AM
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Yazoo/Kees Need Help!

Has anyone had experience with the 52" 21hp midmax ztr? I can get a really good price on one from a local dealer and am trying to avoid spending the big bucks on an exmark, scag, or kubota. The specks look really comparable to their competitors with the exception of about a 200 lb weight difference. The absolute largest account this would be used for is approximately 2.5 acre residential lawn. I don't expect to have to put more than 150 hours on it per season. Thanks for any help offered.
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Old 03-14-2006, 11:22 AM
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I dont care much for yazoo kees, but you can get a lesco for alot less new, than the kees, and imo their alot better machines than kees.
www.lesco.com
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Old 03-14-2006, 07:24 PM
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I dont care much for yazoo kees, but you can get a lesco for alot less new, than the kees, and imo their alot better machines than kees.
www.lesco.com

Actually the Kees is about $200 or so less at retail right now in my area. The dealer is selling them for $5799 and throwing in a free suspension seat!

I demo'd the Kees last fall and loved the quality of cut and the overall feel of the machine.

The Lesco is a decent mower but I didn't like the quality of cut much at all...

It all comes down to.....demo....demo....demo!!
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Old 03-14-2006, 08:29 PM
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Do a search on here on Yazoo. You should get plenty of info.
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Old 03-14-2006, 08:32 PM
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Had my 61" 27 horse for about 7 months and I have had no problems.
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Old 03-14-2006, 09:18 PM
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yazoo/kees

Have three 61" -27hp units, NO problems! Any mower is only as good as the dealer/distributor if a problem would arise. I'm sold on Y/K.
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Old 03-14-2006, 10:13 PM
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Do a search on here on Yazoo. You should get plenty of info.
Yeah, and the majority of what you will read is not what you are going to want to hear. My advice (as a previous owner).... pass on it.... not a commercial grade machine and certainly not a fine upstanding company. PLUS 21HP ON A 52" will be a WUSS anyways. The 21hp Kawi didn't have enough balls to pull my 48" deck real well, much less a 52" and at best it burned 1.25 gallons of gas per hour.

If you want to save money on your purchase, go with a Lesco or Cub Commercial (same mower). Way better machines in every way.
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Old 03-14-2006, 10:26 PM
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Well, I just found this out a couple weeks ago. Yazoo is BANNED from doing business with the State of NC.......to me that speaks volumes!
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Old 03-14-2006, 10:30 PM
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Well, I just found this out a couple weeks ago. Yazoo is BANNED from doing business with the State of NC.......to me that speaks volumes!
Yahoooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 03-15-2006, 12:23 AM
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Well, I just found this out a couple weeks ago. Yazoo is BANNED from doing business with the State of NC.......to me that speaks volumes!
Can you verify this statement with some facts? Otherwise it's just BS!

I'm sure that the 20+ dealers listed in NC for Yazoo/Kees would be surprised as well.

My dealer says that the Yazoo/Kees riders are as good as any that he has seen and that the quality of cut is second to none. (He sells 4 commercial brands and is well known to be fair and honest in his opinions.)
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