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Old 08-02-2009, 08:26 AM
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Okay, So I Work At Lowe's Part Time. So I Am Waiting Until All The Mowers Are Gone So I Can Special Order Them. I Get Like 20% Off. So I Am Trying To Decide Which One I Should Buy This Winter. Has Any One Had Any Luck With The John Deere Z225 Or The Troy Bilt 42" Zero Turn? I Am Kinda Leaning Towards The Deere Because I Already Have A Troy Bilt Riding Tractor. Its Good But Every Time I Gotta Sharpen The Blades, I Have To Take The Deck Off.
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Spend the extra $500 and buy the 50 Cub from Home depot. It a much better machine. 22HP Kaw motor and easier to handle. Trust me I know just got done doing all the research and testing them out.
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What's the price of the two different mowers?
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With my discount right now when I special order them:

JOHN DEERE Z225: 2280.00

TROYBILT: 1845.00
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Have you checked how many hours the engines are designed to last?
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Have you checked how many hours the engines are designed to last?
I have some friends that have the kawa motors and one of them has almost1300 hours on his.
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I'd spend the $2200 on a used commercial mower instead of a box store mower.
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