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Buyer’s Guide to John Deere X300 Series Lawn Tractors

Buyer's Guide to John Deere X300 Series Lawn Tractors

Founded in 1837, John Deere has become a household name for property owners, farmers, and outdoor specialists all over the world. Catering to both homeowners and professionals, Weingartz carries a wide selection of John Deere riding lawn mowers, attachments and parts for all of your lawn care needs.

The John Deere X300 series lawn tractors are a step up from John Deere’s base series, their E series tractors. Some of the big features and big advantages you get with the X300 series are a much heavier structural frame. This is a frame you typically find on a garden tractor. The heavier structural frame gives you more support if you’re going to add attachments like a snow blade or a snow blower, and just gives you much longer life.

The John Deere X300 series lawn tractors have Kawasaki engines, the premium engine over what’s available in the E series. These tractors also have upgraded steering components, improved tread pattern, as well as higher durability front and rear tires. This is really the premium in lawn tractors.

John Deere X300 series lawn tractors have much nicer, more comfortable seats that are available in a wide range of deck size from 42 and 48 inch to a 54-inch deck. The horsepower also increases as you move up in the deck size in the X300 series.

All the John Deere X300 series lawn tractors have the height of cut dial right in the center, making it very easy to access and see what mowing heights you’re at. The seat slides so you can move the seat back and forth for operator comfort. It also slides backward for taller operators and moves you up higher to give you a little bit more leg room.

The John Deere 2 pedal foot control hydrostat is available in all the John Deere X300 series lawn tractors. There is a very easy to follow control panel that’s color-coded and, depending on the model, some tractors have hydraulic lift instead of a mechanical lift.

Another nice option available on some John Deere X300 series lawn tractors is a four-wheel steering option. With the four-wheel steering your back wheels will turn so it gives you exceptional maneuverability, almost that of what you find in a zero turn rider. If you want a conventional lawn tractor but want the zero turn maneuverability these tractors are a nice option. John Deere has had this available for a long time. John Deere X300 series lawn tractors are simple, easy to operate machines and they have a very durable design.

 

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Why Weingartz?

Weingartz, family owned and operated, began in 1945 as a farm supply store for local Michigan families. In the 1970s, we began to focus exclusively on outdoor power equipment. Over time, we morphed into the “power equipment superstore” that now defines all of our locations. The staff and experts at Weingartz work diligently to provide the best service possible and give honest and helpful advice to each and every customer.

Weingartz also sells parts for all outdoor power equipment at https://weingartz.com/parts-lookup.

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Utica, MI 48317
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Buyer’s Guide to John Deere E 100 Series Tractors

Buyer's Guide to John Deere E 100 Series Tractors

John Deere offers nine different models in their E 100 series in ranges of 42, 48 and 54-inch cuts, with different features available on each model depending on what you’re looking for. All features are the John Deere quality that you expect from a company like John Deere.

The E100 is the only model in the John Deere E Series lineup that uses a CVT transmission. The CVT is continuously variable so it’s a mechanical transmission. Basically, just shift it in forward and push the pedal. The further you push it the faster it goes. This is a more economical transmission and has a nice entry-level price point. 

The rest of the models in the John Deere E Series lineup have a hydrostatic transmission which is operated off two pedals. From the operator’s seat, you have a forward pedal. The further you push the faster it goes and the same goes for the reverse pedal. The further you push the faster it’ll back up. 

The John Deere E 100 Series tractors comes standard with a higher back seat. All the controls are community mounted up on the dash. There is and electric PTO clutch to engage the mower deck while the throttle and choke are all in one lever. The control handle off to the side is for your height of cut. It adjusts easily for less effort to the operator. 

These tractors also come standard with a cup holder and little glove compartment. They are all equipped with a Briggs and Stratton engine designed to John Deere specifications, but some of the engines have a large oil filter canister.  

The canister allows you to do a quick oil filter change. The oil is stored in the container and you just twist this filter off like you would on automotive filter. The oil is right in the cartridge and then you just replace with a new filter. There’s no drain plugs and no mess. The oil is stored right up in the cartridge so depending on the model you will find that quick change filter system on some of the tractors in the John Deere E Series lineup. 

As mentioned before, there are nine different tractor models in the John Deere E series. Some of the different features you’ll see are front bumpers, a larger seat with more support that is also adjustable to give you more support in your back. As you move up the line of John Deere E 100 Series tractors, you’ll notice larger front and rear tires to give you better traction or if you have rougher terrain it gives you a little nicer ride.

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Why Weingartz?

Weingartz, family owned and operated, began in 1945 as a farm supply store for local Michigan families. In the 1970s, we began to focus exclusively on outdoor power equipment. Over time, we morphed into the “power equipment superstore” that now defines all of our locations. The staff and experts at Weingartz work diligently to provide the best service possible and give honest and helpful advice to each and every customer.

Weingartz also sells parts for all outdoor power equipment at https://weingartz.com/parts-lookup.

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Farmington Hills, MI 48335
(248) 471-3050
info@weingartz.com

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