Results of my JD 757 Mulch on demand

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Throgmorton, Sep 4, 2005.

  1. Throgmorton

    Throgmorton LawnSite Member
    Messages: 52

    I've got one of the MOD 757's. Have had a few problems with it. Mainly the cut. Trying to find the right type of blade. They made a in between blade that is suppose to mulch and or discharge. I've put 300 hours on mine this season. Currently getting a new Kaw engine put on because the engine had a compression problem. At this point, we don't think it is a JD problem. It is under warranty. I've broke two rods that opens the side chute. Dealer is ordering me another and I will do some welding on it to make it stronger. Currently I have as set of MEG-MO blades which works pretty well with this system. The MOD is a nice feature. The only time i have difficulty opening and closing the chutes are when there is alot of grass build up. Since my mower has been in the shop, it has given me a chance to demo a couple of mowers. I demoed the DC 2503 and the exmark xs 60. The exmark xs is the baddest mower I've ever been on. Enough said.
  2. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,569

    I have many 2005 757's we use daily and they are GREAT mowers, but a good JD dealer will tell you in a heart beat NOT to go with the MOD as it isn't right yet. If you dealer didn;t tell you that you might want to look for a new dealer.
  3. Tom

    Tom LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    Hi MMLawn,

    I am buying my first ZTR. I'm interested in the JD 757, and the comparable exmark and scag options. Before buying the 757's, what were you using?

  4. Killswitch

    Killswitch LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 438

    What are you guys talking about....Mod?
  5. TClawn

    TClawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,036

    MOD= much on demand.

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