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JOHNP

J.D. QUESTION

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JOHNP
Yes, I know it's not Simp. or A.C. but .............. a friend has a J.D. 300 w / 48 inch mower, all hydro. and he "says" it's in very good shape except for the blown 16 h.p. single cyl. Kohler. It's app. a 1975 model. He said "come 'n get it....for free". Does any one know of a J.D. site ?? I did a search and couldn't find a forum that might "faintly" resemble ours. thanks in advance

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Guest
John,try gardenweb.com there is a tractor forum on there and lots of JD owners.Then you can sell the JD and buy a simplicity!:D

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JOHNP
Cowpuncher, I alreadt have a 7116h with mower, blower,blade and johnny bucket but i think i see some profit to be made here. Tom, I'm sure there is a site out ther, just thought someone would know right off the bat..I think there are some "closet" J.D.rs on this site.

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Brent_Baumer
Here's the best one I've seen. Doesn't compare to what Kent has built here but better than any of the Yayhoo clubs. www.weekendfreedommachines.org/ Brent

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bubba_t _flubba
It is funny you ask. We have been spoiled stinking rotten here. Kent has done a awesome job here. A few weeks ago I was working on my pastor's JD 300 and had some ?s, I tried the yahoo club I was disappointed. I got more help from these guys here. By the way I am with Cowpuncher on this one.:D

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I think Deere has made some darn good tractors,some of the bigger farm tractors were the best we ever had.The little 110 we used to mow for years,and it did a decent job,but I found it hard to work on myself(I think they did that on purpose),and the dealer support for that machine was terrible to non-existent,unlike the service I got on the big units which was some better.Also,all good tractors and parts are expensive,but JD is ridiculous[:0]John I wouldn't turn one down,and I would even keep it if I had use for it,but this Simplicity Sovereign has really impressed me so far,doubt I will need anything else in my lifetime!:o)

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bigcountry
Most John Deere Parts are high, but they can be found cheaper at other places. Actually I was surprised at the Simplicity prices here. Made the local John Deere dealer look like Dollar Tree. John Deere has this program called Counter-Parts, which enables them to get parts for any brand of tractor, I've gotten a few things through it, they're reasonable, too.

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