Does John Deere still make trimmers

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by rungreen, Mar 6, 2011.

  1. rungreen

    rungreen LawnSite Member
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    I have a few yr old xt140 the deere parts websites list all trimmers as oblsete but parts still aviliable.
     
  2. LawnCareNoobie

    LawnCareNoobie LawnSite Senior Member
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    No I don't think those are in production anymore. I think a lot of the dealers carry STIHL instead. Mine does.

    I might be wrong but I don't even think JD made those trimmers. They were made by someone else and JD put their name on them.

    I got a few of their trimmers and even a leaf blower. All have worked good for me.
     
  3. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
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    The JD dealer near me carries all Stihl too. I thought the JD trimmers were rebadged Tanakas.
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  4. GreenI.A.

    GreenI.A. LawnSite Silver Member
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    Dealers will only sell Stihl, It's a contract Deere and Co has with Stihl, so all Deere auhorized dealers are only allowed to sell Stihl. I'm not sure if HomeDepot still sells the "John Deere" trimmers/blowers but those that HD did sell were just Homelite with Green and Yellow plastic instead of Red/Black
     

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