Deere Mowers

Steps to Consider When Your Lawn Tractor Won’t Start in the Cold

December 20, 2016

If you use your John Deere tractor to assist with snow removal or other winter-related tasks around your property, you’ve likely encountered an occurrence where your equipment won’t start as quick as it does in warmer temperatures. Sometimes, it may not start at all. There’s a number of different reasons why this may happen, including an improper starting procedure, a cranking speed that’s too slow, or an improper choke adjustment.

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Here are three steps all John Deere owners should consider when their lawn tractor won’t start in the cold weather:

  1. Proper starting procedure
  2. Proper cranking speed

John Deere X304 vs. X324 Lawn Tractor Comparison

December 19, 2016

John Deere has produced a large number of tractors and riding mowers over the years. While many models may seem similar at a surface level, the truth is, no two models are exactly the same. Those considering a model from the Select Series™ X300 family might be wondering what the difference is between the X304 and the X324. We will attempt to clear the air in this post.

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Let’s take a closer look at some of the similarities and key differences when comparing a John Deere X304 vs. X324.

How to Use a Tractor-Mounted Snowblower to Clear Some Space This Winter

December 13, 2016

A John Deere tractor can become a property owner’s best friend during the winter when it’s paired with a tractor-mounted snowblower. However, there are a few steps that should be taken by all operators before, during, and after use.

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Here are six critical steps to take when using a tractor-mounted snowblower to clear some space this winter:

  1. Hook up the snowblower
  2. Adjust the skid shoes
  3. Adjust the chute
  4. Adjust the deflector angle
  5. Maintain steady speed
  6. Clean out the equipment

How to Remove Snow from a Gravel Driveway in 4 Steps

December 6, 2016

Among many other benefits, gravel driveways can be aesthetically pleasing, cost-effective, and easy to install. However, when snow begins to fall on them, special care is needed.

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So, how do you remove enough snow from the driveway while also keeping it intact?

Here are four steps to consider when removing snow from a gravel driveway:

  1. Use a snow blower with skid shoes
  2. Start at upwind section of driveway
  3. Raise then lower the blower to remove layers
  4. Clean the snow blower

Where the Equipment’s Made: John Deere Factory Locations in the United States

November 29, 2016

Whether you’re out on a farm, at a construction site, in the forest, or just in your neighborhood, there’s a good chance you’ll see some form of John Deere equipment. The equipment that you see does not all come from one location.

Instead, there are John Deere factory locations around the United States (and the world) that specialize and take pride in producing green and yellow machinery.

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So, where exactly is all of this John Deere equipment manufactured?

Here’s a list of John Deere factory locations in the United States that produce the majority of the equipment we see on an everyday basis.

Winter is Coming: 4 John Deere Weather Enclosure Options

November 21, 2016

With the heart of winter right around the corner, John Deere riding mower owners and operators are likely thinking about ways to transform their equipment from lawn maintenance machines to winter workhorses. Adding snow removal equipment to the mowers is an excellent way to remain productive 365 days a year, but how can operators better protect themselves from the elements? The answer just may be John Deere weather enclosures.

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John Deere offers a number of different weather enclosure options. Today, we will take a closer look at the following products:

  • Hard-Side Cab
  • Soft-Side Cab

John Deere D105 vs. D110: Which Lawn Tractor is Right for You?

November 9, 2016

There is a wide variety of lawn tractors to choose from in John Deere’s product line, and the John Deere D105 and D110 are both extremely versatile. These models come with everything from powerful engines to sturdy frames, so how can you choose between the two?

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Here is a breakdown of the John Deere D105 vs. D110 to help you decide on the best lawn tractor for your needs.

A John Deere X320 vs. X360 Comparison Guide for Tractor Customers

October 19, 2016

The John Deere X320 and X360 tractors are both ideal for mowing with the utmost control. However, there are slight differences between the models that may appeal to customers depending on their specific needs.

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For this reason, we have a John Deere X320 vs. X360 comparison to help you make a more informed purchasing decision.

Engine Power and Performance

When it comes to the John Deere X320 vs. X360, their engines have many similarities. Both tractors include 22-horsepower (16.4-kW) V-twin engines that are powered by the John Deere iTorque™ system. This means that they are designed for lugging, even cooling, and durability. The V-twin design ensures that the machine operates smoothly and starts easily, regardless of exterior conditions. Both the John Deere X320 and X360 have flywheel alternators with 15-amp capacities.

Examining the Key Features of the John Deere LX178

October 5, 2016

If you’re on the hunt for a mower with a balanced blend of technological features and durability, the John Deere LX178 could be right for you. This machine is designed to provide you with the comfort you’re looking for as you take on landscaping jobs throughout the season. It also has the engine power to handle various terrains and a frame that was created to last.

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Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of the John Deere LX178.

A Look at John Deere’s New 2032R, 2038R and 3025E Tractors

October 3, 2016

News out of Cary, North Carolina at the end of August sparked the interest of the John Deere community as new compact utility tractor models were added to the 2R and 3E Series. Each of the new models were based on customer feedback and are designed with a combination of power and comfort at top of mind.

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Let’s take a closer look at each of the three new compact utility tractor models and examine why they’re welcomed additions to their respective families.

John Deere 2032R and 2038R

John Deere 2032R and 2038R