kubota zd 25 or the zd 28 60in

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by cash_money, Aug 8, 2005.

  1. cash_money

    cash_money LawnSite Member
    from usa
    Posts: 79

    Which would you guys want to have? I will need a machine that will cut threw 1 foot 2 high grass and also use it on my other nicer yards..Also what would theses mowers run on prices?
  2. cash_money

    cash_money LawnSite Member
    from usa
    Posts: 79

  3. rgjlawn

    rgjlawn LawnSite Member
    from midwest
    Posts: 84

    We use the zd25 finish cut and tall grass. :rolleyes:
  4. LwnmwrMan22

    LwnmwrMan22 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,372

    I run a ZD28 / 60". I paid $11,500 for it last early summer, just over a year ago.

    I traded in a Ferris IS4000, 27hp liquid cooled gas / 61" deck, so I had $6,000 to boot.

    It's nice, but I don't believe the diesel is worth the extra money.

    Next time I'll probably be looking back to gas.

    I burn about 6 gallons every 10 hours of actual run time on the engine.

    Yes, the engine will run for 5,000 hours, but there'll be nothing left of the rest of the mower.
  5. General Grounds

    General Grounds LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 902

    :blob3: if you maintain your machines 5000 hours on the machine is not difficult, we have a dixie and a walker that are pushing 6000 hours and are in excellent shape, so that mower could easily make it to 10,000 hours. tony

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