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Bought my first ZTR mower!

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by chavist93, Apr 20, 2006.

  1. chavist93

    chavist93 LawnSite Member
    from sc
    Messages: 26

    I'm very excited! I just purchased my first ZTR mower today. It's for personal use only. I have about a 5 acre yard. Its an 05 Cub Cadet M54 Tank with the 23hp kawasaki. It was a floor modle/demo unit so it has 9 hours on it. I paid 5795 out the door for it. Does that seem like an ok deal? It is being delivered tomorrow. Guess what I'm doin all weekend?
  2. Shawns Lawns

    Shawns Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 638

    Congrats, let us know how you like it after you had it awhile.:waving:
  3. Scag413

    Scag413 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,287

    Great news! That sounds like a great price. I dont know what their price is new but I would say you are getting a pretty good deal. Have fun!
  4. OMG

    OMG LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 275

    I have a couple M60 tanks with Kohler 27 HP engines.....

    I mainly use them on commercial property with small islands.

    Neither have ever been in the shop.....knock on wood.

    Well built IMO, and for the money a good deal.

    Price sounds decent btw, from what I can remember of the 54's, they normally retail for more than that.
  5. imograss

    imograss LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 796

    Congradulations!... you will never mow with a steering wheel again.
  6. jmurphy

    jmurphy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 273

    I just bought my first ZTR on Wednesday. It is a used BushHog 52" 27 HP:usflag:
  7. chavist93

    chavist93 LawnSite Member
    from sc
    Messages: 26

    Everyone else in the area wanted 6999 for them and some even wanted to add the freight if they didint have it in stock so I was happy with the price. I decided on the Tank from doing research on this site. Seemed to be the best value for the money. Any tips for a first time user?
  8. need mower

    need mower LawnSite Member
    Messages: 17

    Where in SC are you? And where did you get your mower?
  9. steve45

    steve45 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,325

    It won't take all weekend with that mower! You'll probably spend half the weekend cleaning & polishing it.
  10. chavist93

    chavist93 LawnSite Member
    from sc
    Messages: 26

    I''m in a small town called North. Right on the Orangeburg/Lexington county lines. I got it from Charlotte Tractor.

    Steve, you are probably right. I'm already looking for a light kit for it.

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