New to me JD 220e

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SNOWBOB11
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New to me JD 220e

Post by SNOWBOB11 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:43 pm

Check out my new John Deere 220e greens mower. I got it from a JD golf equipment store. They sell used equipment and do service on them. It comes with a 14 blade reel and stock bed knife but I’m getting them to change it out to a 7 blade reel and fairway hi cut bed knife.

I was originally going to buy the unit as is and then do the reel and bed knife change myself but price wise it actually worked out the same or better for me to just get them to do it. The unit costed me $1400 CAD (a bit over $1000 USD) with the reel and bed knife changed. If I bought it with the 14 blade reel, it was going to be $800 CAD ($600 USD) so by the time I bought the reel and bed knife from the states, plus shipping to me in canada, it was going to be right around $1400 CAD (a bit over $1000 USD) or more anyways so I just figured I’d let them do the reel change.

It’s good and bad in a way as I was looking forward to changing the reel myself and learning more about the 220e but it’s ok.

Here’s a couple pics I took of it when I went to check it out.

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The machine is a 2010 model and it’s in really good condition. It’s in better condition than what I thought it was going to be in so that’s good. Also comes with the basket.

Unfortunately I won’t be able to pick it up for a couple weeks while they do the reel change.

Can’t wait to start cutting reel low.

Tagging @Pete1313 and @g-man. I know you guys like your JD greens mowers. I’ll no doubt have questions for you guys about the machine. ;)
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Re: New to me JD 220e

Post by Shindoman » Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:48 pm

Nice score!

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Re: New to me JD 220e

Post by Ware » Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:52 pm

Congrats!

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Re: New to me JD 220e

Post by g-man » Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:52 pm

:thumbup:

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Re: New to me JD 220e

Post by TulsaFan » Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:54 pm

:thumbup: I am jealous...been trying to land one of these since last year.
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Re: New to me JD 220e

Post by silvercymbal » Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:48 pm

Great find and looks to be in excellent condition. I only had a JD reel mower for a short while but I found the build quality and transmission to be top notch. I think you will be very pleased with the machine.
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Re: New to me JD 220e

Post by Pete1313 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:23 pm

Oh baby, oh baby!! I can't wait to see that cutting some bewitched! Awesome buy, congrats! Any questions about the QA5 setup, dont hesitate to ask. :thumbsup:
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Re: New to me JD 220e

Post by SNOWBOB11 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:45 pm

Thanks guys!
Pete1313 wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:23 pm
Oh baby, oh baby!! I can't wait to see that cutting some bewitched! Awesome buy, congrats! Any questions about the QA5 setup, dont hesitate to ask. :thumbsup:
Thanks Pete. I can’t wait to see it cutting some bewitched either. It’s going to be a difficult couple weeks waiting for them to get the reel changed and getting it here so I can really check it out more. Appreciate you offering help with questions. I’ll definitely have some for you later on... :D

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Re: New to me JD 220e

Post by Chris LI » Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:46 pm

Congrats! Now I feel like the kid playing with the little squirt gun, while all the other kids have Super Soakers! Lol. Good luck, and please post photos.
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Re: New to me JD 220e

Post by Jacob_S » Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:20 am

Nice, you will love it, I originally wanted a Toro but ended up with the 220e, so glad I did.

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Re: New to me JD 220e

Post by SNOWBOB11 » Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:41 pm

Thanks @Chris LI @Jacob_S. :thumbup:

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