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Old 02-28-2012, 03:46 PM
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reviews on the ferris IS5000 33hp cat diesel

looking at picking one of these up based on the suspension for the most part, I have only ever used toro zero turns so looking for feedback from owners.
How accurate is the .8 gal/hr fuel consumption???

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Old 02-28-2012, 04:36 PM
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If you are getting a 61 then look at the 2500 save some cash
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Old 02-29-2012, 07:34 PM
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thanks for the heads up but i do need the 72" deck...............anyone else maybe just some reviews on the suspension and quality of cut on any of Ferris's commercial mowers.
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Old 02-29-2012, 08:18 PM
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Suspension quality is remarkable and unbelievable. The ICD deck is as good as it gets. I own the 3100 32 briggs and the 2000Z. The 5100 suspension is even better which is hard to imagine but it really is like you re on a four wheeler. Ridiculously comfortable. Nothing compares to the ferris 5100.
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Old 02-29-2012, 08:57 PM
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looking at picking one of these up based on the suspension for the most part, I have only ever used toro zero turns so looking for feedback from owners.
How accurate is the .8 gal/hr fuel consumption???

Thanks
http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.p...ht=ferris+5100

Best review I have seen on a 5100. Convinced me to buy one late last fall. The 5100 is a brute and the ride is everything I expected but I haven't used it enough yet to determine fuel consumption....
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Old 02-29-2012, 09:07 PM
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If you need the 72 then yes get one. I might need to buy one based on a bid. Ferris is the only mowers we will buy now.
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Old 02-29-2012, 10:14 PM
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Ferris mower

I don't know if any one is looking for a used ferris. But my dealer in town has a 60" with a cat diesel and it has only 400 hours on it. nice machine. They aretrying to get $7,000 for it.....I thought I would pass it along. Thanks
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