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#1 Sergeant OFFLINE  

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Posted August 16, 2012 - 10:59 PM

The X700 series Gets a face Lift
The New Model Numbers are as follows Replace all 2's In The Model Number are replaced with 3 so a X720 Is Now a X730 and all 4's In the Model Number are replaced with 5 so a X748 would Be a X758

Deere is No Longer Making a Diesel All Wheel Drive/All Wheel steer so The X749 does Not have a Model replacement In Has Been dropped.

There are No Special edition Models Yet either
The Biggest Changes are the Hood, Seat and Dash Layout
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As I get More Information Hopefully In the Next day or two I'll Up date it Here
The 62inch deck Is dropped In favor Of a 60inch High Capacity deck. Which I think is a 60inch 7 Iron deck. But I'm Not Positive On the new deck. The tractor Pictured would Have Been a X700 In 2006 thru 2012 :thumbs:

Edited by Sergeant, August 16, 2012 - 10:59 PM.

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Posted August 17, 2012 - 05:13 AM

That's too bad that they are no longer making the diesel. It's a real nice machine. I can see why though, as the new 1023/26 diesel SCUT is about the same size and has more features as standard equipment although you can't get that AWS which is a beautiful thing for maneuvering when mowing.

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Posted August 17, 2012 - 07:13 AM

Thanks for the update. Very nice machines.

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Posted August 17, 2012 - 07:38 AM

Very interesting John. I look forward to more information as it arrives.

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Posted August 17, 2012 - 09:04 AM

Thanks for the update. Very nice machines.


I agree... too bad I cannot afford one. :confuse:

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Posted August 17, 2012 - 10:19 AM

I agree... too bad I cannot afford one. :confuse:


Yes, they are very pricey but are true GT's and there aren't a lot of new ones being produced. My local dealer still seems to be selling quite a few of them regardless of price.

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Posted August 17, 2012 - 10:43 AM

I agree... too bad I cannot afford one. :confuse:


You and me both. lol

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Posted August 17, 2012 - 11:01 AM

I must admit, they sure are pretty, but for what they cost I'd be afraid to use it :smilewink:

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Posted August 17, 2012 - 01:56 PM

I've seen them, nice machines I guess. If you want a new X700 this is the one to get. More pics. (not mine, fyi) The nicest thing I'd say is the new drive-over deck.
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Posted August 17, 2012 - 04:30 PM

Update 2
2013 X700 series
Limited Cat 1 Hitch still available
540RPM rear PTO still available
9 Gauge 60inch High Capacity Deck
No Loader Yet But In the works May Not Be ready until 2014 Frame has Been changed to accommodate the New 60inch deck
Still Have AWD, AWS & AWD/AWS Models except as I stated earlier the X749 Style Diesel AWD/AWS has Been dropped.

X300 & X500 Series No changes

D100 Dropped for a D105 which will Have a Hand Hydro

1 Series changes 1026R will Now be the 1025R and they still have the 1023 as well

In a Few weeks Maybe Less Should Have the Pricing for Them

They still have Diesel In the 2WD(X750) and 2WD/AWS(X754) & AWD(X758) They Just don't Have Diesel In the All Wheel Drive /All Wheel Steer Models

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Posted August 17, 2012 - 05:07 PM

I wish they would make the 540 pto and 3pt hitch standard equipment on some models. It's an expensive proposition to get those 2 options. I got to spend a little time with a 749 and I was really impressed with it. It had those HDAP tires on it and had awesome traction on hills.

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Posted August 17, 2012 - 07:59 PM

Well I agree with You On the Rear PTO and the 3point That’s what they should Have done for the Special edition Models Instead of the Fancy Rims. Really Tuff-Torq should Just Make the K92 come standard with the rear PTO Before they ship them To Deere

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Posted August 18, 2012 - 09:28 PM

That "New High Capacity Deck" interests me. I wonder if it will transfer along up to the 1026's, etc.?

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Posted August 20, 2012 - 05:56 AM

That "New High Capacity Deck" interests me. I wonder if it will transfer along up to the 1026's, etc.?

From the pictures above the deck looks just like the 7 iron on my 1026R only painted yelllow'

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Posted August 21, 2012 - 11:27 PM

Update 2

1 Series changes 1026R will Now be the 1025R and they still have the 1023 as well

"1026R will Now be the 1025R"?????

I thought I read that right, but I went back to make sure. As James Brown so aptly put it, "Good God, ya'll!!!" What the heck is Mother Deere doing now? A de-grade in the nomenclature already? I don't believe it, doesn't anybody at Deere run the numbers before they give them to new models? It makes absolutely NO sense to reduce a model number in a later year for the same tractor... Do it? And what "story" are the dealers going to have to tell customers that ask that same question or say, "I don't care what year it is, I want a higher numbered one!" Did they sneak in an engine size reduction or sumpthin'? A cheap magic trick...?

(Looked at a 102?r FEL/BH today at the dealers... Just out the car window... the paint was still new on the bucket edges! Hydro wants!)




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