My new Ferris IS1500z

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by grassmeister, Apr 14, 2005.

  1. grassmeister

    grassmeister LawnSite Member
    Messages: 73

    Finally got my Ferris 1500z - 44". Here are a few pictures.





  2. Hacksquat

    Hacksquat LawnSite Member
    Messages: 100

    Very nice! What size engine does it have. If you don't mind, how much was it?
  3. grassmeister

    grassmeister LawnSite Member
    Messages: 73

    It has a 19 HP Kawasaki. It was $5150 + tax. Most places around here sell it for $5280.
  4. E.L.I.T.E.LawnCare

    E.L.I.T.E.LawnCare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 85

    that's kind of high i just purchased 52" 1000z 23 hp for $5699
  5. Travis Followell

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

    Not really. The IS 1500 has 4 wheel suspension and the 1000z only have front wheel suspension.
  6. mag12

    mag12 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    HI, i dont have pics yet, but i just purchased my IS1500 with 48/21hp
    I like this mower over the scag and exmark, It has a good clean smooth cut
    and good manuverability. I bought for $5200 brand new
  7. South Florida Lawns

    South Florida Lawns LawnSite Platinum Member
    from usa
    Messages: 4,784

    I just paid $7400 for a toro with 19hp kawasaki 44'' mulch kit and z stand. I think the base price was $6600.
  8. Travis Followell

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

    The 1500 series is. The 1500's probibly give you more bang for the buck than any other mower of comparable size but their larger mowers are quite a bit higher than some of the other major brands. :)
  9. Lawnchoice

    Lawnchoice LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 781

    How much does the deck overhang from the trimming side?

    I could see that being a concern with going around trees and edges of beds.
  10. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,569

    Actually they saw you coming and you got robbed! I can buy that exact same mower here for $5800..and the Z Stand is now standard equipment, which means that they also robbed you again by charging you $800 for a flippin $350 mulch kit! :dizzy: Heck I only paid $6600 late last year for a Brand New Toro 60" 25 Kohler with Jack Stand ZTR......

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