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What is your view on why that is happening?
Everride was worthless, they bought Great Dane from John Deere hoping to get some dealers to pull them out of bankruptcy. But Great Dane had already gone down the tubes. And Ariens bought Everride for the plant, they wanted a manufacturing facility with trained workers. They will still make a few of the mowers, most likely the stand-on units under Gravely but why would they want to have 2 different paint systems on the line, The good Everride dealers will likely be offered gravely and the other cut loose.

Too many dealers jumped ship when they shut down threw the GIE expo the year before last, dealers were without info and the other lines took advantage of it. Without a dealer network the line will die. That is why you find the line on top depends on the area, if Scags has the top dealers they are on top, same for Hustler and Exmark, proper setup of any of the quality lines and it will cut great.
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Do you know about the history of Everride and Great Dane mowers? How long had they been in business? What do you think led to them basically dissolving?
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