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Pulled the trigger on the purchase today

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by VelociRaptor, Jun 18, 2009.

  1. VelociRaptor

    VelociRaptor LawnSite Member
    from Alabama
    Messages: 20

    Didnt buy a ZTR but instead I bought a small tractor with a belly mower on it. The BX2360, I have 40 acres to take care of and already have a 4900 Tractor but I just never felt confortable buying a 10k mower that all I could do is cut grass with. Overall it will better suit my needs IMHO.
    http://www.kubota.com/f/products/bx60/index.cfm
     
  2. JPsDuramax

    JPsDuramax LawnSite Senior Member
    from Georgia
    Messages: 346

    Nice machine! If you don't mind, what did it cost out the door?
     
  3. VelociRaptor

    VelociRaptor LawnSite Member
    from Alabama
    Messages: 20

    Got it for $11,400 OTD with the 54" mower.
     
  4. VelociRaptor

    VelociRaptor LawnSite Member
    from Alabama
    Messages: 20

    BTW, large sellin point for me to buy now instead of later is the 0% financing special that Kubota is runnin until the end of the month.
     
  5. TomberLawn

    TomberLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,299

    Nice looking little tractor. Kubota makes some good ones! I wish they would go to a twin-touch style hydro pedal like JD, Case, and others have. At least they got rid of the "treddle" (i call it trouble) pedal--one long U shaped pedal for forward and reverse. I never liked that style of pedal. Have fun getting it dirty, but don't neglect cleaning it up again!
     
  6. whoopassonthebluegrass

    whoopassonthebluegrass LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,305

    Oooooh, I'm jealous.
     
  7. Rons Rightway Lawncare

    Rons Rightway Lawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,163

    The guy who bought the airport I keep my plane at did the same thing, bought a tractor with a mower and even a bush hog, since he figured it would do some many more things for him. After about a year of mowing with it I loaned him my Scag and he cut the grass in about half the time it took him with the tractor, He didn't think a ZTR mower would cut any faster than his tractor would with the same size deck, but it does. He ended up keeping the tractor and buying a used ZTR to use for mowing
     
  8. SfTD_service_CENTER

    SfTD_service_CENTER LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 868

    nice you can put a nice little backhoe on it and do some real nice work with it with out tearing and denting up the grass like a bigger hoe will!
     
  9. VelociRaptor

    VelociRaptor LawnSite Member
    from Alabama
    Messages: 20

    Yeah, I know the ZTRs have the speed and that does play a heavy role in buying. Im like most and deal with alot of duties to do and limited funds so Ive got to buy a happy medium. I wanted a ZTR trust me lol, I just hated to spend the money. I love PWCs too but dont like paying for something that I would use just for 4 months out of the year, kinda like a ZTR.
     
  10. fastcat

    fastcat LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 799

    you could probably put another offset finish mower behind the tractor and mow twice as much at one time.
     

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