Ferris IS 3000ZX

Discussion in 'Tractors' started by VSaint, May 9, 2005.

  1. VSaint

    VSaint LawnSite Member
    Messages: 18

    :cool2: :cool2: :cool2: Travis will be happy to hear, I went with a Ferris IS3000ZX 27HP and 60" deck. I have to admit that it cuts very nicely and I couldn't be happier with the suspension. I do not have any experience with other ZTRs (other than 5 minute demos) but I will say that I never need to slow down when mowing. Bumps really have no effect on the operator.

    Also, I cut about an acre of our 8 acre hay field. (The field missed its last cut last year.) With the grass about a foot high and the scrub from last year still there, I was able to go full speed through it at 4" mower deck height. Amazing.

    Thanks for all the input from everyone. In the end, it was $8900 but well worth buying over the John Deere and Lesco models despite the price. :waving:
  2. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
    Messages: 2,206

    :waving: I'm glad to hear you like it. We sure like ours. :cool2:
  3. J.Gordon

    J.Gordon LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 674

    Your back will appreciate the suspension that the Ferris has!

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