John Deere 757...............

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by K&L Landscaping, Feb 4, 2005.

  1. K&L Landscaping

    K&L Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
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    After months of kicking tires, demos and research I finally took the plunge on a JD 757. Quite a bit more expensive than what I really wanted to pay for a new Z but I thought it was a good investment. The dealer that I bought it from is the absolute best dealer in the area and that was a big consideration for me when it comes time for service. Anyway, I would like to hear from other 757 owner's on what to be on the look out for, if anything. Thank's for letting me ramble.
     
  2. QualityLawnCare4u

    QualityLawnCare4u LawnSite Gold Member
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    K&L, I have a 737 which is the same as the 757 except with a 23 instead of a 25 kaw. I have not had any problems with it thus far and it cuts fantastic. I think you will be well pleased. On the down side, the dealer at best is poor.
     
  3. jsw810

    jsw810 LawnSite Member
    from NC
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    I've got one, its one of the best mowers we own. The only rival is SCAG. The JD is by far the most comfortable mower in our fleet. No major problems with 1200 hrs. thus far.
     
  4. K&L Landscaping

    K&L Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
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    Sorry to hear about your bad dealer. I really believe that my dealer is a genuine good guy. I have spent several thousand $$$ with him over the year's because of his top notch customer service. I really don't like Stihl products that well but that's what he sells and I am going to support him 110%.
     
  5. MacPhersonlawn

    MacPhersonlawn LawnSite Member
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    I have a 737 and it has been great. I have had one problem each season and learned that having a great dealer makes all the difference. Once they fixed it early in the morning so I could be out by 8am. Wow!
     
  6. stumper1620

    stumper1620 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,889

    No fears,
    I have a 737 love it, genuine dealer loyalty, mine has both stihl & echo, I prefer echo myself, had a minor muffler problem with my blower, I was going to leave it for the day, spent some time looking around up front & they had it fixed before I was done looking around (new muffler, something disintegrated inside the old one) needless to say the dealer means everything. :cool2:
     
  7. deereman

    deereman LawnSite Senior Member
    from USA
    Posts: 518

    Deeres rock all the way........................Getting a new machine myself soon. up in the air on which one. I think that the 757 will prob be our choice. Congrats on the new machine. :blob3:
     
  8. deereman

    deereman LawnSite Senior Member
    from USA
    Posts: 518

    I forgot to ask if it aint to much but what was the price? I started a thread a week ago asking about the 2005 prices on the 737 and the 757. You can PM me if you wish to share If you look at my past posts you wil see the prices that I posted . thank you
     
  9. Pecker

    Pecker LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I have been VERY happy with my 757. I'm sure you will be too!
     
  10. QualityLawnCare4u

    QualityLawnCare4u LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,758

    deereman, my 737 was 6,600 and the 757 was 7,200. I went with the 737 because 600 bucks is a lot of $$ to me for just 2 more HP and have cut some tall stuff with the 737 with no problems at all.
     

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