John Deere Z-520A

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Jon S, Nov 30, 2009.

  1. Jon S

    Jon S LawnSite Member
    Posts: 27

    Can you guys give me your opinion on the following. I have the opportunity to buy a 2009 John Deere Z-520A with a 54" deck, 25HP Kohler with ony 22 hours for $3500.00. Is this a good deal? It is like new.
     
  2. firebox700

    firebox700 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 121

    If it helps you at all, I bought a new 2009 Z510A back in April and paid $6500.00. Havent had any real issues with it and it works great. They aren't classified as a commercial mower though. But sounds like a good price to me.
     
  3. 1993lx172

    1993lx172 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,305

    If I were you I'd go and see it in person and run it for a bit. With that said, what you have there is a great deal. These are just bellow a commercial grade mower and I haven't heard one complaint about the cut of the 7 Irons. This is a good mower to start out with or for smaller properties.
     
  4. 7 IRON

    7 IRON LawnSite Member
    from VT
    Posts: 228

    Low book value is $5120.00! That's a great deal:drinkup:
     
  5. greenScape09

    greenScape09 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 56

    would never buy!!!! its a good deal.. but they are piles of sh!!. i have the z510a with 22hp kohler, 48in deck, and wow what a pos!!! no balls at all. without the powerflow its not that bad ,but still way underpowered....you can see mine under my equip pics in photos
     

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