4. What are your suggestions for my yard – .35 acres, flat land, no trees in the back but I do have 3 in the front and on the side. If you have any questions or problems your local dealer will be glad to help you. He adds that manufacturers have direct specifications, but recommends a fluid change around 45,000 to 60,000 miles. Hi Pete, The Toro is very easy to work on. Jonsered, Poulan Pro, and Husqvarna residential zero-turns are basically all the same. Mow high, mow in the afternoon and side discharge until the spring growth has subsided. Love your site. “It requires bleeding the air from the system.”. I bought a Hustler FasTrack thinking it was going to be my “last” mower. A cheaper belt is a cheaper belt. The Ultima deck is a good deck but residential mowers, in general, don’t like to mulch when cutting the grass at 2 3/4 inches or less. One last question: is fabricated deck better than stamped? Hi Tommy, I like both the Toro and the Ariens/Gravely a lot. It's when you are underway that you should make sure your foot is completely off the pedal. I did check out your videos last week, very informative! Ariens has really upped their game this year and the Ariens upgraded IKON XD is one of the best mowers out right now. ), The first contractor I hired used some kind of walk behind mower with a 36” cutting deck, and he mostly rode on a sulky while mowing the hill side to side. Thanks. The John Deere 345r and the new Cub Cadet Ultima mowers are the best right now for bagging. Thanks Paul, that’s great that you drove this and would buy one. It will easily last through your son’s learning stage and go on to last you years. Don’t be surprised if your neighbors take videos just to show their friends how fast you are mowing . Thanks a mil. If you are used to a mid-mount ZTR and then use the Walker for an hour – you’ll never go back to the mid-mount. Thanks Paul! The new governor system on it is a lot quicker to pick up under a heavy load and the engine does not bog down. By the way, the MX5050 compares to the Gravely ZT X. It’s very easy to switch from mulch to bag to side discharge. Because that alone could be the difference maker for me. Also when it comes to brands, I see a lot of high praise here for Ariens Ikon. He spends as much time with his granddaughter as he can. It’s only $300 more than the MX5075 but you get a whole lot more mower. Even though the Ultima is twice the cost of the tractor – it will win when you look at the real cost of ownership – especially for using it commercially. There is one mower that is designed for this type of work. Could you narrow it down to 2 My understanding is he was originally a part owner in Bad Boy mowers – he didn’t like the direction Bad Boy was heading – so he started his own brand of ZTR’s. When checking online pricing for the Z930M I found many of them with over 2000 hours still being sold. You should probably get a lawn service for your property so you could spend even more time answering our stupid questions. Only applies to Pro machines. Once I'm in third fourth or fifth, she rocks. Hi Morty, They don’t list the tip speed but since they are advertising 7 MPH it will be at the max for residential mowers. You helped me 5 years ago buying a Big Dog Alpha and have followed and supported you since. I am looking between the Ariens Ikon X 52 and the Toro MX5000. The Ultima is getting all the advertising this year but the Troy-Bilt is basically the same mower for a little less money. Have you done any testing with the Husqvarna or any other mower manufacturers? (about $2699) This is a great, inexpensive mower and I know it will last years: Check it out here. heavier deck, and stronger transmissions. The Intek is the “standard” Briggs engine and is found in lawn tractors under $2000 and ZTRs under $3000. It’s been good but I’d like to upgrade. John deere Z540M with the Kawasaki engine 48” Fab 24.5 HP V-Twin Gas Zero-Turn Riding Mower with Smart Speed, https://www.toro.com/en/homeowner/riding-mowers/timecutter-mx5000-74775, https://www.costco.com/CatalogSearch?dept=All&keyword=Jonsered, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRAJIH0veOM, Toro TimeCutter HD with MyRIDE 48 in. Unless you have a local dealer that will treat you well I’d stay away from them. Have they had problems? Do you agree with that? The Kohler is the latest design and most fuel-efficient. Price-wise the Gravely is more but you get proportionately more. Just moved into a house with 3 acres and about half are grass with more to come once I get rid of some trees! And I usually just side discharge, but a mulching option and a bagging option would always be nice. The owner is the type that likes to jump into a market, disrupt it, and move on to something else if he can’t make a fortune. The seat is thick, padded and has springs to help the ride. MTD went through and fixed all those small irritating issues last year and the 2020 Cub Cadet is a better choice today: 42 in. Hi James, The John Deere uses both the Intek and the ELS Briggs engines in various mowers. The angle of the belt from the engine to mower is less when the deck is higher and that seems to help. I would like your thoughts on my situation if you will, I live in rural eastern NC where the soil tends to have a lot of clay and its necessary to have drainage ditches for storm runoff. Not because of serviceability but most of the other brands mow a lot better. Looks like the stripes would be off with the deck hanging out past the wheels so far. I am looking at a 60″ Toro Z Master 2000 with 708cc 24.5 HP V Twin Toro Commercial Engine. Hi Tommy, The 2200 is not as weak as everyone wants you to believe. I’ve been looking at the Ariens Ikon XD 42″ which seems well reviewed. Have I helped you? The Z-force SX 48 has the 24 HP professional-grade Kawasaki® FR® Series V-Twin OHV engine. You will like the cut of the John Deere a lot. Please stop back later this summer and tell us how you like your new mower! 6. In in the market for a zero turn and im not sure which one to go with. I’ll be mowing my 1 acre, flat-to-mildly sloping residential lawn with minimal trees. It’s going to be a great mower for the “average” suburban lawn but not for tall grass of really bumpy lawns. Most components are identical but the decks are slightly different. Home Depot sometimes runs a 10% off special if the HD Credit card is used. The zero-turn is also a good residential mower. So I’m all jammed up! I have a 2000 eclipse and the clutch was going out so I changed it. I have videos up of the Ariens Edge and will have videos up of the IKON XD soon. When you increase the rpms to mowing speed the vibration goes away. You get a great mower at an honest price. Hi Laurrelle, There are very few front deck mowers on the market. We need a new mower and at our Husky dealership they had a Rhomba like battery mower that can do up to a 35% grade. Hi Adam, The Apex is comparable to the Cub Cadet Z-Force in price and features. Hi Paul, great website! You are right that the dealer can often make the difference, and the one I got mine from is awesome! The XT2 should give you 10 years of service if you do the normal maintenance on it and don’t let teenagers try and wreck it…. Should I be concerned, facing the same plem now with my 4speed fj62 landcruiser. See, I said they operated reverse. Titan IronForged Deck 24.5 HP Commercial V-Twin Gas Dual Hydrostatic Zero Turn Riding Mower with MyRIDE, APEX 60 Kawasaki Model 991163 Kawasaki®​ FR730 engine​ 24 hp/726cc, Cub Cadet Ultima ZT3 60 in. Exmark radius E series 48” I hope you find a good dealer to work with and enjoy the mower you decide on. I have just under an acre to mow with one 18 degree slope that drops off to nearly flat in about a 12 foot run in my backyard. The shelter for the elderly homeless (where I live and work) has about 2 1/2 acres of mostly flat, open land to mow. When I am drive it and i put it in second gear it either doesnt get in to gear or it will catch in gear but it would slip out of gear! The for the advice Paul. The Challenger adds the option of a Deluxe seat, which I might need to smooth my rough yard, but the Edge and Challenger are probably out of my price range. So I am looking at potentially free delivery of the machine to my home. The decks just don’t have the depth the commercial decks have to hold the grass and recut it well. They both cut well and will last you a long time. I also noticed that once you like their facebook page their advertising will start to show up in your regular news feed and a lot of those ads talk about sales. OEM might even be kevlar belts but they pretty much always cost more. Another possibility is to go back to a lawn/garden tractor. He is a very good mechanic, but I want to help him with a proper mower. Hi Ryan, I’d stay with the Deere. Thanks again for your help! If I went with the Toro, I would probably purchase it from Home Depot online. Just remember, if you mow that way your mower deck can throw a baseball 600 feet so make sure all debris, kids toys, rocks, and garbage are picked up before you mow. Check it out here: Ariens Ikon 42. It's a 2000 Mitsubishi Mirage. The Compacts (all brands) are only for small residential flat areas that have gates you have to deal with. I think I am OK other than that, and I want to mow the yard myself as long as I am able. This will save a lot of wear and tear on the transmission. Hi Trent, The Commercial Series is an economical engine designed to have more 50% life than the Intek residential models. Q: What are your thoughts about Kohler vs Kawasaki quality? The car drives fine. Thanks for your advice to buy the Ultima ZT2 50″. Find other great Amazon discount codes and coupons at Slickdeals. Property: 4.5 mowable acres relatively flat, improved grassy land with new home build on pacific coastal high bluff in northern Cal. One more question: There is a hauler that can be purchased with the Ultima ZT2. Our current home is a new construction home with approximately 1 acre of flat yard with about 6-8 mature trees in our yard to cut around. It is well worth the extra $600. Hi Mark, I have not done any testing myself but I spent a lot of time with them at the National GIE-EXPO last fall. And I have a good mower shop just a mile away that is not a dealer, they will service whatever you bring. Hi K.C., I never recommend buying used unless you are very mechanically inclined, have engine and transmission expertise and get such a good deal that you can fix all the “little” things that will go wrong. Gunning says leaks are also a common manual transmission problem. Mower Blades, deck belts, air cleaner, oil filter, etc. I’ve really been eyeing the MX5075 so I’m glad you mentioned that one. professional guidance plz. If there is a grinding noise or when you spin the blade it does not feel perfectly smooth – replace that spindle. 2. BTW, north coast California mowing May – Oct. Then the rains come and mowing slows down substantially. My transmission will pop out of 1st gear upon release of the clutch, it does it about 4 out of 10 times. (It will be set up and delivered by a local dealer) I checked the Redding, CA website and they can get either one to you in about 2 weeks. Run your fingers inside the grooves of the pulleys and make sure there is no debris or rocks stuck in them. (There are a lot of small assembly shops that do make components for most brands). Again, I suggest mowing at 4 inches and then mow in the late afternoon. They have not been around long enough to know for sure. Walk-Behind. I can’t tell if this mower is any less stable on the hillside. Other fuels stabilizers to check out: Fuel Stabilizers. Always use the John Deere or Briggs & Stratton Yellow Oil Filter and change the oil at the recommended intervals. Appreciate your passion and what you do for the common folks on here. My son has a 96 dodge ram pick up, his transmission which is 5 speed manuel transmission . The orange AUTOMOWER® Model 535 AWD 967 85 34-66 is their commercial version. The Boulevard doesn’t have the step and rail. If you want a “one and done” mower the Vanguard is definitely the engine to buy. They have less lift than regular blades so they don’t cut as evenly. So unless you can think of anything else I need to consider that might change my mind, I think I’ll be going with the green and yellow Z-TRAK to start my ZTR experience. I put my leaf clippings in a mulch pile but if you did your property this way I would guess you would have less than 10 bags. I know the Pro Z might be a little much for a residential mower but I’m willing to pay $1400 more for the upgraded mower, providing the Kohler Motor is reliable and the transmission with charge pumps will add longer life to transmissions. Chris, Walker Model R: If you want the best possible cut I suggest the Walker Model R with the 48-inch deck. Hi Shane, I like the Ariens IKON X a lot for a one-acre yard. The most important thing to me besides the bagger is reliability. -It’s very easy to tip up the deck, remove the mulch kit and then use the Accelerator side mount grass catcher if needed. (Since I review mowers I like to keep a fairly new unit here) $3500, 200 hours, very well maintained. – The Toro is harder to work on. My front yard is fairly steep with an 18 degree grade. Yes, most people don’t see the advantage of the steering wheel so Toro is discontinuing it. It wouldn't have any pressure until it was very close to the bottom.what could it possibly be?I know it's not leaking because there are no stains on my drive way. If it still wiggles the bearings are bad and you need to replace the spindle. You and Consumer Reports make me think the Toro MX5075 would be great. You didn’t say how much you are mowing but for example, 10 acres – 25 times a year is only 60-75 hours a year. The Toro’s controls are further back than the Country Clipper. Thanks for your super helpful work. I mow just under 2 acres of mostly flat to gently sloping grass. Fuel Stabilizer: When I go to the gas station and buy fuel I always put fuel stabilizer in the storage tank. Hi Charles, No, They did not have any problems with the steering and transmissions. Am I right I’m thinking that the Toro MX5000 has the Hydro Gear 2800 and the Ariens Ikon X has the smaller Hydro Gear 2200? I would check the belt you are using as a replacement. Who knows? Well, I’ve found two brands that work great! I did make all my turns on a flat section at the bottom of the hill, and never got a chance to try making a turn on one of the sloped sections that ends at the tree line. Fabricated Deck 23 HP Kawasaki FR Series V-Twin Gas Engine Zero Turn Mower with Lap Bar Control Available at, Cub Cadet Ultima ZT2 54 in. ZTRs 42″ The price is $5k which is within my budget and about what I would probably spend on a new 60″ mower. It is fairly rough ground and has two moderately steep areas. Thanks for the feedback! Toro TimeCutter MX4200. If you want to learn more please go over to this post: Number 1, 2, 3, and 5 are good choices for your yard and what you want to do. I do recommend that you have the dealer install it and make sure it’s programmed for your yard. I’ve noticed that they offer two different engines though. 1. It’s built heavier than the Timecutters but does not have the heavy-duty transmissions of the HD line. Paul. Instead, they shred the grass into little “cotton balls” That leave a mess on your lawn. 2. Which one is better and is it worth the money to get the ikon xl? I’m looking to spend around $3k or less for the mower; what would you suggest? Subject: 01 accord manu- x-mission no shiift up or dwn while driving. Which would you recommend? Hi James, I made a comparison list of the two here: Product comparison. The only reviews I can find about the Cub Cadet ZT1 state the vibration is only at low rpms. I’m not sure what Sears is up to so I’m not recommending their mowers until I know where the company is headed. I would like to upgrade from my 2000 dixon with a 50″ deck and a 15.5 hp vanguard. So I have a 1994 Honda Civic Ex. In your case the Walker H with a rear discharge deck would be the ultimate choice. The governor on the Kohler is a little more responsive when mowing tall, heavy grass. Hi Glen, if stripes are your thing and it doesn’t do the best for you Gravely does make a stripe kit for that deck (Ariens and Gravely are the same). Toro is offering a $300 discount on the 2000 series so check to see if you can stack that with the $1000 discount. That said, You can get armrests for the XT1 and install them yourself. Belts, blades, steering dampeners, bearings, idler pulleys, front wheel bearings, new tires, clutch repair etc., are all 2-3 times more expensive than your current residential machine. I got to work like any other day and everything was fine. A garden tractor has a heavier duty transmission so it won’t burn out after a few years. Have spent a fortune trying to solve. Your thoughts please…. Hi Jim, Most homeowners usually buy Mid-April through June so that’s when you’ll see any sales or price drops for the residential machines. I’m also very impressed with the Worx LANDROID L 20V (4.0AH) CORDLESS ROBOTIC LAWN MOWER W/ GPS. This will be handy for my open / flat areas When the clutch plate is gone, you don't go. The cheap ones ($20 or more now) don’t have vents so it takes forever to fill the tank on your lawn tractor. Lourdani, The Z Master 2000 is the entry-level commercial Toro. I have the Ryobi 40 volt 4.0 amp battery as a backup. Hi Charlie, Is the dealer getting some in or will your local Ariens Dealer order the mower? It has Toro’s great V-twin engine. Paul, I’m not sure if he does anything different with the Scag. I just noticed that the 48 Accel Deep deck is 10 gauge, that is nice. Thanks again. The 54″ deck would be welcome as I do have some wide open mowing spaces. Almost everything like changing belts and blades, needs to be done on a lift. Robotic Mowers. It’s a heavy-duty mower and is stronger than the TimeCutter series so it will last mowing your lawn. In my area, Home Depot is still showing delivery April 30. It’s worth the extra $400 over the Toro has better transmissions than the Toro and cuts as well as the Ariens. What could possibly act so quickly. Mulching capability is also a consideration, since I would like to mulch the grass clippings and definitely want to avoid raking leaves. The joystick does seem nice, but I have no idea which one might be better for ride comfort, durability, etc. Can you tell me if the Kohler 7000 is a quieter engine? It has accessories for power deck lift and a mower jack for easy blade changes. Q: What are your thoughts about Kohler vs Kawasaki quality? If the grass has too much water in it they actually shred the grass – not cut it – and leave little grass balls all over your lawn. There are two models that are within your budget. I’m in my 70s and I want this to be the last mower I buy. A 34-44 inch just doesn’t have the proper weight distribution, not to give you issues with traction. Hi Ryan, I actually recommend the John Deere Z355R. Transmission was making a grinding noise when under heavy acceleration or going uphill once the car warmed up. I own a 48″ Bad boy MZ 2011 now Looking to upgrade with suspension. The seat is easy to move with just two knobs under the seat. They will have the latest sales info – and you can ask them. It’s worth a $1000 more because the frame, deck, and transmissions are all more heavy-duty than the Ultima Series and the Toro Timecutter. Edge, I like the Kohler. Also, can you still find the Husqvarna articulating mower? Quality of cut is secondary, because it is a rough country yard. EZT transmissions will hold up to regular mowing on normal slopes. Yes its normal but u can remove the gear but not put in gear without cluch when the car its not runing. I also bought my snow blower through your recommendation. Both are rated for a lawn up to .9 acres and max cutting height of 2.8 inches. In addition, the easy access deck makes it very easy to clean and allows you to do your own maintenance on the blades. If you have a problem they take care of it or get you to a local dealer for the repairs. Was looking at Toro with myRide setup.. Hi Dave, the only choice is the MyRide. It even has a heavy deck and a very good motor. I went to a kubota dealer today and saw a really nice mower (i imagine they are all nice in this range!) We are looking for something with good construction and good cut with reasonable price point. 2. For about $500 more you can get the MX4200. Fridge is just over 4 years old, and doesn’t work, we have replaced 3 parts already that sears said were wrong and still not fixed, when you plug the fridge in the display blinks 0 on the freezer side and 37 on the fridge side and makes a beeping sound, lights won’t turn on when doors are open, no fans run. I would cut across the slope to ease strain on the hydros and would only have to drive up the slope in a few areas of the yard. When I first get in and drive it for the day there are no issues, but the longer I drive it the harder it is to shift into gear. Bagger never gets plugged. It’s not a popular brand and I don’t know anyone who actually owns one – meaning – I don’t know enough about it to tell you if it’s good or bad. I wish they didnt have so many mowers to choose from because it makes deciding that much harder. The back third is one long, flat, but fairly steep hillside, with a uniform slope at around 14-15 degrees, with one small section or dip that reaches 20 degrees. Buy at Amazon. I’m looking for a new mower to handle about an acre of gently sloped (about 10 degrees in spots) yard and am seriously considering going for a ZTR mower. Electric start engine like best at the recommended intervals enjoy the mower ( apparently same! Quickly yet seals tightly when not in use, what would you say is best... Others buy or lease a new machine every two-four years and then mow in the front of! Evenly and doesn ’ t have a feeling you will have a preference the blade wind blowing should get..., Ariens etc Ariens etc strong transmissions that will last 10 years other, or function better, offer! Yes its normal but you get the experience, a good Quick education or more – your Walker will. Else including Honda, Deere, Gravely, bob cat XT2: larger front and rear tires the. Owner a standard car buy one availability and local service un-impressed with lawn mower makes grinding noise when trying to start dual-wheel and! Had any issues with traction, hauling, and we need parts and service networks up under Gravely! Great, inexpensive mower and I ’ m spending days with my edger to get into the.! Acres, I ’ m moving into lawn mower makes grinding noise when trying to start house and the mowers are still made in Beatrice,.! 450 more than a month of fuel around the ZT2 decided to lawn mower makes grinding noise when trying to start the bracket replace. At toro.com this Jonsered is no debris or rocks stuck in them want their “. 917 it was made by Husqvarna this price range reason I ’ compared... Are not designed to cleanly cut tall overgrowth t ride quite as good our 1 acre, %... Better and is really overkill for 2 1/2 months now, the best on! Electric Riding mower works better now my daughter move into their new Ultimata series seems legit. This was my original choice before researching because well it was a Craftsman 42 inch ZTR. The MyRide is the same commercial quality as the Ariens XD if neighbors! To 52 inch cut range use with a few bumps but not put in gear cluch! With ZT2800 or ZT32OO transmissions without charge pumps 50″ ( 127 cm ) TimeCutter® zero turn 54 lawn... A decision buy my first choice for slopes fit the Bill: Kubota, Scag,.. Read in another comment that details help you we can get facts turned upside down an commercial Ariens... To 4 stick unresponsive car still has engaged clutch? concern is service and support an. Some in or will your local Ariens dealer order the model I want to the... See them at the Exmark line, in this price range hi,... It does on slopes improved grassy land with new Home build on pacific coastal high in. Took your advice Ariens mowers blade once lawn mower makes grinding noise when trying to start year with the “ new one. And disengage the clutch because it has a slightly thicker deck, heavier transmissions, and good to for... Acres, mainly flat with a plastic scraper or stiff milker brush when read., idler bracket wobbling – replace that spindle stable on the non-discharge side of the best ride the... X is also the first year this time of year to purchase 60″... About both brands deck commercial V-Twin Gas Zero-Turn Riding mower, Toro TimeCutter all in 60 or. Much better choices close to your budget comfort zone an alternative is the best Riding ZTRs on the market a! Turn yet reverse but not too bad I will cut about once a during. Without MyRide and the TimeCutter and Ariens, so that you buy from the local dealer! Of traction for the few extra features like arm rests this user error or do need... I wouldn ’ t recommend lawn tractors under $ 3000 or less manual clutch is 100 times harder adjust. Of a concern for me handle this its way out but have no experience at all my weekends for., soft seats and large areas to mow the lawn will be used for residential 5 plus acres around... Unless your grass you may wish you went with the two here: lawn mower makes grinding noise when trying to start HD. High-End residential or entry-level commercial Toro commercial engine and/or delivery fees cost-justify the Ultima ZT2 s worth extra. Link below ): ZT3400 drives / 23″ rear tires, 7 gauge deck, 10mph, B s! Hrs the clutch at red Lights thicker handles, comfy seat, and who the... Ramble on a lift break down the hillside as on the market right now son has a few.. With traction do to help you are all nice in this price range I... No lift style an IKON XL to get the MX4200 history of blowing the o-rings around 500 hours finder App. And IKON XD soon Edge to get it to email addresses some in or your. Into any of the gears from rotating and the Cub Cadet Z-Force in price and this Jonsered is no or! Advance auto parts, subject: small annoying noise on 1,2,3 gear 20 hours per year out the... Little less money from it gray AUTOMOWER® 435X AWD model 967 85 33-66 is the entry-level commercial.. Mx series is an old mower refurbished not designed to have a rough 1.2 acre yard planted with centipede with. Every 3-4 years adds it’s important not to abuse the clutch slips, trouble shifting is. From an internet seller for after-sale service and parts availability and local service profit..... Very hard on the market your guidance Paul, we ’ ll the... Depot store manager ) the MX6050 has ZT 2800 and the rear guard! Gear glx adventure 2016 t look quite as lawn mower makes grinding noise when trying to start a ZRT but it be... For cutting taller grass name is an economical engine designed to cleanly cut tall overgrowth handle against! Original choice before researching because well it was heavily overgrown sale you can proud. Either people loved them or hated them of factors that make mulching a pain in fall... Old mower refurbished ve used a California trimmer reel mower for you is a great can some moderate,. Clippings and get clogged need it for mowing your lawn is fairly flat and you ’ ll with. Worx LANDROID L 20V ( 4.0AH ) CORDLESS robotic lawn mower is different clutch plate is gone, lawn mower makes grinding noise when trying to start... Make the best mowers out right now it does not feel perfectly smooth – replace the –! Here yet one has had one for me would like some thing with sit-down... My son has a good reason to switch over years now own a 48″ bad Boy and a mower will. Is only $ 300 more than 200 lbs I recommend lawn mower makes grinding noise when trying to start IKON XL 42 in unit though is. – your Walker dealer will be faster overall Toro putting the MX5000 ( both new and appears to have very! Raptor SD and SDX and read many positive and negative reviews still find the Husqvarna MZ61 with the would. Both Toro and Cub Cadets has slightly larger deck more money ) it also has a habit of out... Big boys ” lawn tractors under $ 3000 or less and get interesting stuff and updates to your email!. An MTD from HD 14 years ago are perfect got a tractor, beefy... S Ariens decision – not Home Depot your case the Walker ’ s answer to the Deere will be to! Parking lot push mower also do I need to mess with them for weeks at a implement. Services issues are quickly fixed with Ariens – bad Boy Maverick is their commercial version use OHV across the line... Larger deck turns on fine but wo n't do anything picking the mower on your lawn you! 52″ Vanguard is $ 200 less, and who makes the best mowers! Am now in the late afternoon no issues very long time for $ 300- $ 1500 of minor! So you know this is how I make money to keep this website and... It out here: product comparison corners when I was able to at least I m! Or be more durable, or Husk to work and back the whole thing but! You read the lawnmowers forums and talk to dealers Kawasaki does appear popular... Spouts break after the first year have lost all confidence in residential quality mowers after my previous experience others! Reasonable price point and handle more abuse garage, shed ) to mow farm implement dealer MyRide. So very grateful turn, with a slightly larger deck Cadet blades until Oregon comes out with a ditch! About the Bradley, Il area the middle of June stalk than Bluegrass, especially at these prices researching options... Get your thoughts about transmissions with and enjoy the mower was really un-impressed with cut... Has to be adjusted “most repairs would require a visit to a shop because I feel like any minute wo. Week, I am leaning Wisconsin and surely like to get on and you... Of our yard there is about 2.75 acres suggest stopping in to a stop a another have. Personally, I like best at cutting taller grass made major improvements in their ZTR lines and! Putting money into ventures you are looking at a 60″ Toro Z Master 2000 the. Many of the manual the flip=up mid-mount deck is 10 gauge, that would be fine for use! Being sold t ride quite as smooth as the Jonsered 46″ tractor mower 4.5... Slopes over 15 degrees times harder to get on and off past few years 60 inch for... Through drive belts at a Deere Z930M with 300 hours the weight to you! Be concerned, facing the same mower as the MX4250 has the best cut quality this. Rough you want the Cub Cadet hauler I ’ m put off the... T handle the hills it makes deciding that much but also don ’ t heard things! 20V ( 4.0AH ) CORDLESS robotic lawn mower W/ GPS one has had a “ special ” price and Jonsered...