JD zero turn

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lsylvain, Apr 26, 2001.

  1. lsylvain

    lsylvain LawnSite Senior Member
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    I was at a local John deere dealer yesterday. They have come out with a ztr lawn tractor. It looks like a regular lawn tractor but it's 0 turn. Just thought it was neet.
     
  2. davesgs75

    davesgs75 LawnSite Member
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    I looked it up on the John Deere Home page, It's Spec sheet stated it has a top speed of 5mph, if i remember right. It listed the price of $4999.00.
     
  3. danlawnser

    danlawnser LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 258

    I am planning on buying the LT 155 in the next couple of weeks for a back up mower. My dealer told me that the SS Series is more for homeowners. Personally I would rather have a hydro walkbehind for the money.
     
  4. Mowingman

    Mowingman LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 4,666

    If this is the tractor where all 4 wheels steer, then what you are looking at is a repainted Scotts garden tractor. A couple of years ago, Montgomery Ward was selling them. I guess JD picked them up when they Bought out the Scotts lawn and garden line.
     
  5. David Gretzmier

    David Gretzmier LawnSite Gold Member
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    nope- i think this is more like the zer steer they have at loews for 2999. two small levers where the steering wheel was with funny casters where the front wheels were. maybe a heavier version for homeowners . dave
     
  6. DeepDivot

    DeepDivot LawnSite Member
    from Kansas
    Posts: 44

    The new JD is a zero turn, but uses a steering wheel, and some kind of complicated gear drive (no hydro motors). It didn't appear to me to be as heavy duty as some of the commercial units, but perhaps more for a large home site.
     
  7. lsylvain

    lsylvain LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 777

    It's definatly not for commercial use. Just a ztr lawn tractor. I just thought it was neet.
     

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