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John Deere Scamper HG ????

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Daleman, Feb 13, 2002.

  1. Daleman

    Daleman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 90

    I just saw an ad for a John Deere Scamper HG 15hp 36" advertised for $3499. Is this a good deal? I am planning on starting my own solo op and feel this would be a great mower for small yards. Please give me any input you guys have on this type of mower. Thanks in advance!!
  2. KirbysLawn

    KirbysLawn Millenium Member
    Messages: 3,486

    I love my Scamper made by Great Dane. Not sure if JD changed the controls, but I have the 48" 14hp Kaw engine and I paid $3700 I think about 2.5 years ago.
  3. Daleman

    Daleman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 90

    Only one reply so far??? Come on guys help me out!!
  4. summitgroundskeeping

    summitgroundskeeping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 410

    I have a GREAT DANE scamper w/ D loop controls. They are idiot proof, but I hate the HG controls just like a belt drive. Actually I don't think there is a better w/b on the market for anyone any size. Prove me wrong.
    Yes great deal and Amazing financing, but look more at their 48" if you only have 1 comm. mower.
  5. Mark

    Mark LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 723

    Yes i saw that dane scamper thats a great buy,considering the Scag 36 Hydro is around 4600K, i had to take a double look, They had a variety of the new 2002 walkbehinds in the February issue of Turf Magazine. Looks like they haven't changed colors yet. Marks Mowing Service

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