"The 997 Zero Turn does a great job of mowing when it works. I have had problems with it not moving when the brake is released. It dies and I can't..."
"I added the 997 to the X749 and 5525 that I already had. People had told me about how much faster a zero turn would cut versus my X749...and they are..."
- Very GOOD built mower.
- Very easy to adjust cut height.
- Can't out run blades in normal grass height.
- Very fast mowing and a very good..."
"Great machine. Only negative is the paint has peeled in a couple of areas. ..."
"For this season, we replaced our worn-out Toro ZTR with a John Deere 997 diesel ZTR with rear discharge. Because we were buying a new mower, we put..."
"This is a good machine. Good features. Deck underside needs to be sealed so dirt and grime won't rot from underside. Lip around outside of deck rim..."
"With it 18,000 rpm 7 Iron mower cutting speed the Z-Trak 997 grinds up clippings leaving a clean looking lawn. This is a big diesel mower with lots of..."