My New Ferris Z

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by DUG, Feb 18, 2006.

  1. DUG

    DUG LawnSite Member
    Posts: 36

    I Just Want To Thank Everyone With The Help In My Decision Of A New Zero Turn Mower.although This Being My First Post Here,the Search Option Has Answered Many Of My Questions.mowing 3 Acres With Limited Time In The Summer,due To My Job(asphalt Paving)a Zero Turn Was My Only Option.speed,reliabilty,function,service And Pricing Were The Key Ingredients.the Ferris Is A Is1500z. 25 H.p. Kawasaki And A 52" Deck.i Opted For The Headlights For Dusk,and Hitch For Utility Cart.really Looking Forward To Cutting The The Lawn Now.heres A Few Pics.thanks Again Everyone,this Site Rocks!

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  2. echovalley

    echovalley LawnSite Member
    from CT
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    Looks GOOD :clapping:
     
  3. DUG

    DUG LawnSite Member
    Posts: 36

    Thanks echo.I also added some chrome to the rear wheels and a 12 volt plug for phone charger.Any other accessories i could add,and what have you added to your zero turn.Heres a couple pics.

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  4. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,164

    Nice new mower, and thats one hell of a garage youve got there. Looks good!
     
  5. Lazer_Z

    Lazer_Z LawnSite Silver Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 2,579

    DUG, Sweet machine. If you don't mind me asking how much did it cost ya?

    Thanks & good luck with your new "toy" lol

    Rob
     
  6. DUG

    DUG LawnSite Member
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    hey rob and thanks,with the lights and hitch,it came to $6200 with out tax.
     
  7. DUG

    DUG LawnSite Member
    Posts: 36

    I almost forgot,they also threw in a t231 shindaiwa line trimmer to sweet'in the deal.I all already have two homelite trimmers but this one goes nice with the new mower.I feel like a real professional now. lol!
     
  8. ToroLandscaper

    ToroLandscaper LawnSite Bronze Member
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    How did you do the 12 vold phone charger?? Im really interested in that..did ferris offer that or did you do it your self...if you dont mind if you told me how you did it i would LOVE to know how to it
     
  9. Trinity Lawn Care  LLC

    Trinity Lawn Care LLC LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 946

    Dug, Nice looking machine. Good luck with it.:)
     
  10. DUG

    DUG LawnSite Member
    Posts: 36

    Hey toro,i bought the 12 volt set-up at auto zone for $12 i think.It comes with 20' of positive(red) wire and 5' ground(black) wire.I drilled a 1 and 1/8" hole in the panel with a metal hole saw.Set the plug in the hole and there is a oversized nut that screws on from the back side of panel on to the plug for a tight fit.ran red to the positive battery post and grounded the black to any grounded metal,or just run it the ground side of the battery.Thanks for the compliments everyone! I hope i can be of help in some way in future,you guys are the best.later
     

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