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Old 02-22-2014, 11:54 AM
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JD X304 4 wheel steer LT or Toro MX ZT?

Upon upping budget into the MX range I discovered that the grade of JD lawn tractors goes up significantly, as well. Now I have a new question: JD X304 with the 4-wheel steering or the Toro MX 4260 ZT? JD is discounting this tractor by 300 bucks which brings it into the $3500.00 range, maybe less. This is about the same as the Toro. I'm still going back and forth here.

I do not plan to use multiple attachments other than a dethatcher or lawn sweeper. I'm concerned about quality of cut and time savings.

Thanks for your thoughts.

DC
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Zero turn will be almost double in production over a tractor.



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Old 02-22-2014, 04:35 PM
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Zero turn will be almost double in production over a tractor.



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Thanks-- I agree. I was wondering about quality of cut. The deck is 12 gauge on the JD but the 4-wheel steer is pretty impressive.

I keep coming back to the Toro mx; solid unit.
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Old 02-22-2014, 04:41 PM
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Ezt 2100 v. 2200

Can anyone tell me if the Hydro-Gear EZT 2200 is much of an upgrade from the 2100? The MX has the 2200.

I'm down to whether or not I should spend the extra on the fabbed deck and the 2200 transmissions. These are the big differences between the mx and the ss4260. I have one 30 yard slope at about 10* and just under an acre of plush lawn with beds and trees.

After I figure this out I'll be looking for a promotion/deal. I'll be happy when I finally make a decision.
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