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Old 01-05-2005, 01:59 AM
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ferris z5000 wow this looks like quite the machine

wow i just looked at this machine i can't imagine how much power this thing must have. has anyone ever heard of this machine better yet does anyone own one of these monsters.
it's got like a 31.5 diesel cat motor wow
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Old 01-05-2005, 06:03 AM
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My wife's cousin bought one last year. Looks like a real animal. The list price was like $18,000 and he got it for like $15,000 and a bunch of extra parts too. I guess you would have to have a lot of work to justify buying that.
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Old 01-05-2005, 06:58 AM
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They are nice machines and they have 4 wheel independent suspension for a smooth ride. In order for you to justify buying that you'd need to have enough jobs to run that mower all day every day.
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Old 01-05-2005, 09:19 AM
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It is a beast. I demoed the prototype a couple of years ago for a week or so.
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Old 01-05-2005, 10:47 AM
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I run a IS4000. 31hp liquid cooled gas 72". Goes pretty good.
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Old 01-05-2005, 01:05 PM
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I demoed one last year. Love that diesel engine, but the thing weighs almost 1 ton! The ride was real smooth!

If you choked a Smurf, what color would it turn?

I'd give my right hand , if I could be ambidextrous!
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Old 01-05-2005, 04:33 PM
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they had an article in turf magazine about some guy owning like 3!!
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Old 01-05-2005, 07:08 PM
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impressive machine indeed...I just can't imagine running a 2100lb machine over very many of my properties...the results would be horrendous.
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