anyone with a GREAT DANE LX????

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by 1stclasslawns, May 30, 2003.

  1. 1stclasslawns

    1stclasslawns LawnSite Senior Member
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    I am looking for anyone with experience with the new LX model.

    I have a '99 61"25 HP Chariot and wondering how they compair, as I am in need of another machine.

    Jim
     
  2. 1stclasslawns

    1stclasslawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 565

    back to the top

    :D
     
  3. mag360

    mag360 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,446

    Sorry---I have no experience with great danes but I'm interested in your experience with the '99 model---how has it held up?

    Thanks
     
  4. 1stclasslawns

    1stclasslawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 565

    Chip.

    I'll give you the low down 850 hours,
    1 head gasket blown,
    1 hydro pump bearing went out,
    2 belts,
    a bad connector in wiring (cant find, it I thought it was relays going out but it isn't. wiggle the wires and it starts)
    6 sets of spindle bearings ( the bearing place was giving me the wrong ones!)

    Not bad if you ask me considering I live in the Ozarks where we grow rocks and people only want serviced every 2 weeks. The apartments I mow want 16 mows per year. I do charge them more per mow though.

    I am getting ready to order a new Chariot LX it has a suspension seat and a canister type air filter.

    Only 2 commercial dealers in town right now Toro and Dane, My mechanic is great to help me on anything so I'm gonna stay with him.

    Jim
     
  5. Grass Master

    Grass Master LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 328

    The new LX is awesome! I tried one before I bought a standard new 2003 Chariot. I added the suspension seat. (I liked the fact the the Chariot was smaller, more compact which is better for my yards.)

    You'll love the new Chariot LX!!
     

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