2008 John Deere Press Release

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by cybervision, Nov 14, 2007.

  1. cybervision

    cybervision LawnSite Senior Member
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  2. POPO4995

    POPO4995 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I can't wait...think I might need a new 800 Series mower next spring....:D
     
  3. cpel2004

    cpel2004 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    It seems they really havent changed anything. Its incredable that they didnt offer any more engine/deck combos. Come to think about they must have more options.
     
  4. gl1200a

    gl1200a LawnSite Senior Member
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    I was really disappointed in them in Louisville. The largest model is not liquid cooled. There's no easy gradual increase in power and decks as the model numbers go up. I'll stick with my 797 / 72"
     
  5. lawnspecialties

    lawnspecialties LawnSite Silver Member
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    I have a customer in Cary who works for Deere corporate. He says they are really excited about next year and talked like the GIE Expo was a huge success.
     
  6. jtkplc

    jtkplc LawnSite Silver Member
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    I like to see the 31hp Kawasaki is now offered.
     
  7. deereman

    deereman LawnSite Senior Member
    from USA
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    Thanks for sharing, will be on the lookout for future info just like this!
     
  8. deereequipment

    deereequipment LawnSite Senior Member
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    Where's the hydraulics???
    Are they finally offered on these machines?
    (hydraulic deck lift)
     
  9. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
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    This is possibly the best part I see about them...

    Here it also looks like they finally beefed up the front end and also went to full size caster tires. But otherwise, it looks sorta cheesy from what I see here.

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    But it seems they still are not listening to their customers about engine/deck combos.


    On a side note.... where the heck are the expo pics from this year anyways?
    Didn't anybody go?
     
  10. tacoma200

    tacoma200 LawnSite Fanatic
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    Is the 31 Kawasaki vertical? or horizontal? I think I would have confidence in a Kawasaki even if it was air cooled. They have a great track record.
     

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