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I decided to go with the Ferris IS500Z ZTR with 44" deck. I get to pick it up from dealer on Thursday. Will post pics as soon as I get equipment. I can't wait to get to work on that thing! Using that push mower has been brutal.
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I decided to go with the Ferris IS500Z ZTR with 44" deck. I get to pick it up from dealer on Thursday. Will post pics as soon as I get equipment. I can't wait to get to work on that thing! Using that push mower has been brutal.

Did you get a new one or find a used one....Good luck and hope it works good for you...
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Did you get a new one or find a used one....Good luck and hope it works good for you...
with the finance programs that came out this month I bet a new one 0% apr payments start next year on a lot of lines.
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I got a new one. 0% financing. Luckily I don't need to rely on this income and can reinvest all profits.
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Nice mower. Waiting on pictures. The only thing I dont like is the Briggs. That might not be a issue with proper care.
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Yea I wanted the Kawasaki engine but I couldn't justify spending an extra thousand for the 1500z. Since im not running it 8 hours a day 5 days a week I think the Briggs will do fine. Same goes for the pumps on the 500z.
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Yea I wanted the Kawasaki engine but I couldn't justify spending an extra thousand for the 1500z. Since im not running it 8 hours a day 5 days a week I think the Briggs will do fine. Same goes for the pumps on the 500z.
It would have been well worth the extra money but I hope you are happy with the one you got
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I only got to spend a few minutes on my new ZTR today, but it rides awesome!!! I can't wait to get to work on it this weekend!
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Thanks! I can't wait to use it this afternoon!
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