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Residential Lawn Tractor

Discussion in 'Tractors' started by buyingnow, Nov 29, 2005.

  1. buyingnow

    buyingnow LawnSite Member
    Posts: 1

    I have about an acre lot that I recently purchased. The lot is about half wooded, with trees approximately 10' to 20' apart, and half is lawn that is to be mowed all the time. I plan to mow the lawn all of the time and to mulch around the tree areas every 3 times I mow.

    I have started to look at lawn tractors with 18" turning radius and I think that is going to be sufficient for my needs. Specifically, I have found a John Deere L111 (20 hp B&S ohv w/ 42" deck) for $1599 with a bag thrown in for free. I have used walk behind Lesco's and that sort of mower before when I mowed commercially and know they are good mowers, but I don't think I need that sort of thing for one yard. Let me know if you have any suggestions or comments.
  2. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
    Posts: 2,207

    A JD L series mower would work very well for your yard. Also if you can take a look at Cub Cadet and Husqvarna. They offer a lot for your money and are just as good as the Deere probibly for less money.
  3. mike lane lawn care

    mike lane lawn care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,707

    a simplicity regent would work great for you
  4. kirk brown

    kirk brown LawnSite Member
    from Ontario
    Posts: 164

    it would probably be a good choice for your yard.
    if there throwing in the bag to then sure,why not.
  5. zim bob the landscaper

    zim bob the landscaper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,707

    go with the JD there are nice machines IMO.

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