John Deere front mount question

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by aperfectlawn, Aug 16, 2004.

  1. aperfectlawn

    aperfectlawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 173

    I have ran across an older man (homeowner) that would like to sell his JD "F620" mower. It is just like the new "F687" but 2 or 3 years old. It is 20 horse and has a 48" deck with bagger. It is in pretty good shape with only 146 hours. His ASKING price is $6000. I was wanting to know if these mowers have a problem clogging up or do they do well bagging. Is this a good price? Any info would be great.
  2. aperfectlawn

    aperfectlawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 173

    How well do they work for leaf pickup?
  3. chuckers

    chuckers LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 657

    why doesnt it have more hours and what are you using it for commercial....? you can pick up a scag tiger cub 48"/19 kawi for 6000 plus tax so i would go that route instead of buying used... just to scary buying used why are they selling if its a good mower??? just questions to ask your self
  4. aperfectlawn

    aperfectlawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 173

    The man that ownes it is about 90 and he plans on moving to Florida. I don't even know why he bought it. It just sits in his storage building. I currently have a 757 that I bought this year. I thought this would be a good mower to use for bagging leaves this fall. I mowed his house when it was getting dark and I couldn't really tell how it did. It would be used commercialy. Just not that often.
  5. Potomac Lawns Inc.

    Potomac Lawns Inc. LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 412

    I have an F-620 that is 4 years old and i have no problems with it however i do not have a bagger. The deck on mine is a 54" 7- iron
    paid 7200 new for mine if that helps ya.

  6. gl1200a

    gl1200a LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 512

    Barter it for his yard work. Make him a deal to get it for less if you take care of his lawn and whatever else he needs.

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