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JD 717a or ferris is1500

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Jeepster, May 25, 2007.

  1. Jeepster

    Jeepster LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    both 48'cut and 19hp kawies.
    These are to good dealers around me.
  2. mag360

    mag360 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,445

    The ferris was about $500 cheaper around here and has the 21hp kawi with the 48in deck. John Deere makes a great machine, though, and has the better deck.
  3. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,087

    If for commercial use... John Deere 717a
  4. Jeepster

    Jeepster LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    It will be for a 1 acre yard. Overkill? Maybe a ferris is500 or smaller deere?
  5. f150intally

    f150intally LawnSite Member
    Messages: 23

    have you mowed with either one yet? Check out my thread. I just demo'd both of these units back to back and my decision was easy. the ferris shined... look for my thread called Mower Selection. btw, my yard is 1.25 acre.

    The Thread is here.

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