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Old 04-29-2015, 01:16 PM
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Best high end residential model?

What are the best options for high end residential models? I know its all kinda personal preference. Here are the dealers I have in my area. Exmark owner is a complete tool though. JD, Snapper, Gravely, BadBoy, and Dixie Chopper. I need something that is stable on a hill. What do you think of the Kohler 7K motors? Looks like almost everyone in these mid grades are going to those away from the Kawasaki. I keep looking back at the JD 645. What is the feeling on those?
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Old 04-29-2015, 01:27 PM
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I guess I should also tell you its about 3/4 acre that I mow, and all bermuda sod. I might also be looking to cut a couple extra yards through the week that are pretty similar. All about the same size.
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Old 04-29-2015, 02:47 PM
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Might as well spend a little more and get a commercial. Z915B 48"
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Old 04-29-2015, 02:51 PM
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What kinda price are you seeing those? My uncle just got a slightly used 920B for 7K But I really dont need to spend that much.
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Old 04-29-2015, 03:10 PM
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They're going away from kawasaki because Kawi can't build enough motors to meet demand. What does that tell you about their popularity?
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Old 04-29-2015, 03:16 PM
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They're going away from kawasaki because Kawi can't build enough motors to meet demand. What does that tell you about their popularity?
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That is why I am leaning more towards the JD. Seems like they must have a pretty good deal going with Kawasaki since they are one of the few that are keeping the kawasaki in this level mower.
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Old 04-29-2015, 03:19 PM
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Jd is all kawasaki all the time. GTs LTs ZTRs are all kawasaki except for diesels i believe.
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Old 04-29-2015, 04:22 PM
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You mentioned snapper,and you didn't say snapper pro. I would not buy a snapper,but a snapper pro is a great mower. Out of these options you mentioned I would go with the snapper pro,or gravely. The snapper pro has a really good warranty when purchased brand new. Dixie chopper makes the Zee 2,but it is horrible when cutting wet grass. The dixie chopper zee 2 will clog up BIGTIME!
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Old 04-29-2015, 06:27 PM
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Sorry yes I meant snapper pro.
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Old 04-29-2015, 06:56 PM
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If you don't mind me asking,what is the maximum amount you want to spend? I can provide my def. opinion as to the best mower for your price range.
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