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Old 05-24-2015, 10:40 PM
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Finally!

After waiting for four weeks and having a JD Quick Trak 652r as a loaner my JD 950m with the upgraded suspension seat was ready to be taken home!


So pretty!



Filling her up for the first time


First account I mowed with it, is a 18 acre horse farm, and it hasn't been mowed for two months! The mower handled it exceptionally well.




Here is a pic of where I would have to normally double cut with my kubota, but with the JD it was one pass and that was it. It saved a immense amount of time.


I put the mower to work! 9 hours straight. I was cutting st augustine that was at least a foot and a half tall, then in the horse paddocks, some of the weeds were up to my waist and I'm 5'10. The JD just took it like a champ. I was sucking fuel though it took about 15 gallons to get it all done.


I had to do my first oil change the following day. MAN JD really made the servicing SUPER easy. They thought of every little detail. It took me 10 min to change the oil and filter. Something that would take 30-40 on my kubota. There was also no mess or anything it was so simple.

I'm in need of a OCDC on it desperately, I may go with a power chute but I'm not sure yet and maybe get some G5 or G6 gator blades so the grass gets mulched up a bit better.
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Congrats on the new mower, shes a beauty.
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Old 05-24-2015, 11:20 PM
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Congrats on the new mower, shes a beauty.
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Thanks man. Definitely an upgrade!
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Nice looking mower. We use Exmarks for our mid-mounts, but I know JD makes a quality product too.
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nice looking mower check out qwick chute i run them on all my deere
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nice looking mower check out qwick chute i run them on all my deere
I have thought about them too I need to come up with a decision soon
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nice looking mower check out qwick chute i run them on all my deere
Could you post a pic of what the quick chute looks like on your JD?
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Do you only have to mow that horse farm? How often? Does it pay well?
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Old Yesterday, 08:47 PM
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Do you only have to mow that horse farm? How often? Does it pay well?
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It gets done once a month during the growing season then every other in the winter. It use to take 10-12 hours to mow with my kubota now I'm down to 8-9 hours. No I have to weedeat, it sucks, takes about 6 hours to get it done. It's 600 a cut should be more like $850 but I profit $450 for the day which is alright, my uncle mows. We were at $50 an hour now it will be just about $70 since we have saved time with a bigger deck an QOC.
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Old Yesterday, 08:54 PM
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Also another thing as why I took it on at that price was due to the fact that the people who board their horses there all have money 😁 so potential customers is what I was going for.
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