Freaking John Deere 930/950 A vs. M vs. R

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by dc33, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. LawnCareNoobie

    LawnCareNoobie LawnSite Senior Member
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    Sorry for any confusion. Just throwing it out there. Thought someone has a couple 925a's in this thread. I have one so it appeals to me lol.
  2. LawnCareNoobie

    LawnCareNoobie LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 430

    Yes, I was hoping they would keep the regular 900A series along with this lineup, but apparently not. I think they did it to make a wider range of prices depending on a persons needs. Like I mentioned before, the 930M is same engine and deck as 925A, but is cheaper (according to my dealer). But isn't that what the lighter commercial 700 series is for? They should of kept the 900a lineup and threw in optional additions or subtractions to each machine. Ya want c and c? Okay we will get that installed. You want to save money and go with handbrake instead of foot brake? Alright we will install a handbrake.

    Same with the new flex forks they have. It's something you can add to any machine, but its not standard.

    I also heard there are plans for a smaller framed diesel 997 but they are waiting till all the tier 4 stuff or something. Wouldn't be till 2014. I won't believe it till I see it.
  3. weeze

    weeze LawnSite Fanatic
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    i got my z920a for $7900. i'm sure that's cheaper than any of the new ones b, m, or r. :laugh:

    APLUS LAWN CARE LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from North Missouri
    Messages: 587

    A new Z915B runs about $7,000. But that is without a Kawasaki engine...
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  5. weeze

    weeze LawnSite Fanatic
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    yeah i got a kawi engine on mine. z915 is gonna have a smaller engine too. it's gonna be like the z910a model.
  6. jeffb007

    jeffb007 LawnSite Member
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    Well not really, z915b`s(Kohler) are priced at $6999.00 here.I priced a 920m for $7799.00 + tax and a 930m for $8299.00 + tax.both are Kawasaki`s 23.5 and 25.5
  7. benelli_t

    benelli_t LawnSite Member
    Messages: 62

    I would be all over that 930m for that price. Was that with the suspension seat?
  8. burtle

    burtle LawnSite Senior Member
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    Z915B w/60= $7,790
    Z920M w/60= $8,779
    Z930M w/60= $9,079
    Z950M w/60 $9,579
    Z930R w/60= $10,490
    Z950R w/60= $10,790

    2014 models.
    What do you guys think? Are these good deals or not so much?

    I was debating about the 930R or the 950R.
  9. Chris_NC06

    Chris_NC06 LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Sanford, NC
    Messages: 6,825

    Those prices don't seem out of line, but I'm not a huge Deere guy.
  10. Ridin' Green

    Ridin' Green LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Michigan
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    That's a pretty good deal on a 2014 950R. That would be my pick of those listed. I run a Z950A (and prefer that to the newer R models for several reasons), but like I said, that is a pretty good deal on that 950, at least a round here.

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