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    Hello New to the forum and new to John Deere

    Hello, I am brand new to the forum and how to use it for information but I am also new to John Deere. Any kind words or advice on posting and/or my tractor would be greatly appreciated!

    I just bought a X750 and should have it delivered the first of next week.So excited!! This was a Huge step up from what I had before (Cub Cadet 1040i) and I hope an pray it is worth it. (for my marriages sake! HA HA) I just cut down around 30 tress to add more grass and needed to upgrade for that and was tired of throwing belts, etc... I had no idea these things are so expensive but I wanted a large machine because I am a big guy (6'6") and wanted a few bells and whistles. I walked in prepared to spend a few grand but boy was I in for a surprise!!

    I wanted a small tractor, shaft driven that I could pull a box blade, tiller, and mow with. Mowing being the most important. So I went with the X7 Series. I did not want to go with the 1 series because that seemed to be a tractor that could mow and I wanted a mower that could occasionally pull an implement. My dealer said get a machine that is very good at the main job and the rest is icing on the cake. I added the quick connect option, 3 point hitch, PTO, 60" deck with mulch control, large brush guard. At the last minute I switch to a diesel. I hope it is worth the extra grand..

    I guess I am looking for any dos or don'ts, what to avoid,etc... just anything in general to help me take care of this awesome machine.. LOL especially since I have never owned a Deere before. My wife said I had lost every sensible bone in my body spending that much on what she calls a "mower" but I see this as an investment in our future property maintenance program!!

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    Welcome from West Virginia



    Should do fine for you. But since you went with the diesel could have had a 1023 for just a few pennies more and easier to find to attachments, just my 2 cents.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JDx750 View Post
    My wife said I had lost every sensible bone in my body spending that much on what she calls a "mower" but I see this as an investment in our future property maintenance program!!
    Pretty much the same for most members here.
    FWIW we are all still learning, hence GTT.
    Welcome to GTT and good luck with your new,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, (mower ).
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    Welcome to GTT.

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    on the new multi-purpose, time saving, stress relieving, magic mowing machine! That should make it sound better to your wife

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    Welcome to GTT and CONGRATS on your new BEAST!
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    Quote Originally Posted by etcallhome View Post
    Welcome from West Virginia



    Should do fine for you. But since you went with the diesel could have had a 1023 for just a few pennies more and easier to find to attachments, just my 2 cents.


    You are right about that, after all the add ons, I was a few dollars away from a 1025r with the deck but that is to much machine than what I needed. I am just a home owner with no farm land or barn..
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    Quote Originally Posted by X748SE View Post
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    Welcome to GTT and CONGRATS on your new BEAST!


    Thank you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Heavy Hitch View Post
    on the new multi-purpose, time saving, stress relieving, magic mowing machine! That should make it sound better to your wife
    I have to tell my bride that!!!
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