Which one 2 buy 05 or 06 Coatesville Classic?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by m00d, Mar 23, 2006.

  1. m00d

    m00d LawnSite Member
    Posts: 6

    I have decide on a Coatesville Classic XG2703 but now face a new option....

    My dealer has the new 06 model for 7399.00
    He also has a new 05 model for 7199.00

    He said (on the phone) that the ONLY difference between the two models
    was that the 06 model has a electric deck while the 05 model is manual.

    The 200 bucks isn't a deciding factor at all but I like the idea of a manual
    deck simply because that's one less thing to worry about going bad.

    Any advice greatly appreciated....
    Is the deck actually the only difference between the 05/06 Coatesville models?
  2. Dixie Rob

    Dixie Rob LawnSite Member
    Posts: 107

    There's other changes. I would go with a 06, and I'll tell you why.

    Some of the 05's had a blowout problem with grass, and would leave streaks of grass. It was corrected fast once the problem was found/noticed. The problem is not an issue for newer 05's and 06's.
  3. m00d

    m00d LawnSite Member
    Posts: 6

    Thanks Dixie Rob
  4. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,501

    what and/or who in the world is this???
  5. lazer 46

    lazer 46 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 521

    I could go to Google, but heck I'll bite. Just what is a Coatsville Classic?
  6. m00d

    m00d LawnSite Member
    Posts: 6

    I am a human...
    I am a guy buying a new mower...

    A Coatesville Classic is a Dixie Chopper...
  7. Dixie Rob

    Dixie Rob LawnSite Member
    Posts: 107

    Good times.. :)

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