John Deere LX277 Lawn Tractor Reviews
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John Deere LX277 Lawn Tractor

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  • John Deere LX277 Lawn Tractor - Worth the Price?

    Jun 20, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice powerplant. Solid construction. Easy to use. Multiple attachments.
    Cons: Pricey.

    Summary: There's an old saying that I'm sure you've all heard of: There are two constants in the universe: Death and Taxes Well, I submit that there is another constant - Lawn Maintenance. After avoiding this constant over ... read more

  • Don't buy the Home Depot or Lowe's models...and beware of Deere customer service

    Apr 4, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Is pretty I suppose
    Cons: Poor quality...poor customer service.....poor operation

    Summary: Purchased a John Deere L100 in late 04 because my cheap rear engined 8 hp Murray rider finally gave it up after 8 years (much of the first years riding over some pretty dusty, rough terrain).  I was at a new house with a bigger, nice smooth sodded ... read more

  • Warranty problems with my John Deere riding mower

    Jun 24, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Good power, good fuel economy, easy starting.
    Cons: Price, defective mower deck, poor warranty support, poor customer service.

    Summary: My husband and I purchased a new John Deere LA100 from Lowes in May, 2007. On June 13, 2008, the right mower spindle tore out of the mower deck while I was mowing a level lawn. I expected the deck to be covered by the standard 2-year warranty on ... read more

  • John Deere 355D Tractor

    Sep 25, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Powerful, Fuel Efficient, Durable, and Reliable.
    Cons: Has the back up P.T.O. Safety shut off Switch.

    Summary: I worked for a John Deere Dealership in the late 1990's and early 2000 and set up new Lawn Mowers. I also took these new Mowers out to demo to prospective Customers. One of my favorite new Tractors that came out in 2000 was the John Deere 355D. The ... read more

  • A good little tractor at a reasonable price

    Jan 25, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Hydrostatic transmission, cruise control feature, foot-operated implement lift pedal.
    Cons: Hard to start in cold weather, air filter clogs quickly. Harsh PTO engagement.

    Summary: I purchased the John Deere LX 288 lawn tractor with the 38" mowing deck, single stage snowthrower, four 10# suitcase weights and a set of tire chains. The tractor has an 18hp 2-cylinder liquid cooled gasoline engine with electric start. The ... read more

  • The lawn tractor to be proud of

    Nov 15, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Your neighbors turn green with envy.
    Cons: Expensive and there so pretty you will hate to get it dirty

    Summary: I recently purchased the LX277 to replace my 10 year old LX178 Johndeere that was a excellent lawn tractor and very simiular to this one.I am a Johndeere fan from way back. The LX277 is from the top of the line LX series models from Johndeere.It is po ... read more

  • Be educated when working with the dealer

    Oct 3, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Ride, solid feel, accesories
    Cons: Dealer service & knowledge

    Summary: Talk to several dealers. The knowledge amount varies considerably. I was set to buy the Freedom 42 deck at the first dealer after checking out the website and going to the dealership and test driving several models. I looked at the LT180 and ... read more

  • John Deere LX255

    Jul 5, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Smooth riding, ease of steering, relatively quiet, positive speed control with pedals.
    Cons: Fuel level not easy to view, especially if using bagger.

    Summary: We have had our LX255 for two years now. We use it in conjunction with a sears lawn tractor the same size but stick shift, to mow about three acres. I use the LX255 when mowing by myself but my wife and teenage kids use it when running the lawn ... read more

  • What a mower!

    Jul 2, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Quality, smoothness,engine,comfort, flexability
    Cons: price

    Summary: At first glance John Deere products seemed insanely priced. Compared with your average $1500 mower that is. Heres my advice. Test drive a cheap tractor and then test drive a Deere, its that simple. You can feel the difference. The LX 277 has many great ... read more

  • Big Step Up!

    Jun 25, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Built Tough, Great Power
    Cons: I spend more time on mower then I did on snowmobile.

    Summary: I never really concidered lawn maintence with much vigor when I was young. To me it was a pain in the but job that kept me from my friends. My Dad on the other hand seamed to like it, really enjoyed it. Dad's gone and I am the age he was then and I am ... read more

  • Replaced my oldie.

    May 12, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Sharp turns, quality motor, easy mower deck removal.
    Cons: Too many safety features, price. Placement of the cruise control.

    Summary: My old 300 gave up the ghost so I traded it in on an LX277. I had some doubt about downsizing but figured that all I am going to do is mow with it. I no longer had need for the blade and tiller either. The one feature that I miss on the LX277 ... read more

  • John Deere's LX277 Lawn Tractor Makes Short Work of a Big Job!

    Sep 29, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: There are many refinements of basic lawn tractor technology.
    Cons: It is expensive, and it doesn't cut in reverse.

    Summary: I bought it for the cup holder. I've had three "riding lawn mowers" over the years. None of them had a cup holder. None of them had headlights either for that matter. I've been taking care of three and a half acres of wooded, and sometimes ... read more

  • Very nice if you like diesel

    Jul 30, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Smooth for v-twin diesel, powerful.
    Cons: PTO drops out when reversing

    Summary: I mow about five acres. Most of it is mowed with a Ford 1920 and a 72 inch mower. There are a number of areas that are too tight and small for the big Ford. I wanted another diesel since I like diesels and have fuel on my property. I needed a small ... read more

  • This Deere gets the best bang for buck

    Jul 23, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: 17 horses, top quality, easy to reverse, quick mowing
    Cons: If you leave your seat, the mower cuts off

    Summary: We have always used a Deere in my family and have always been satisfied. The LX277 is no exception. We have had the mower for about two years or so and have experienced few problems. Our neighbors own a Cub Cadet and we notice they experience problems ... read more

  • Good Investment

    Jul 10, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Mows grass excellent
    Cons: None

    Summary: This tractor does an excellent job mowing. The hydro transmission is wonderful with the foot controls. It has plenty of power to pull a trailer or other stuff. I use it in the winter with a snowblower and absolutely love it. The only problem I have had ... read more

  • You'll appreciate AWS every time you cut!

    Apr 15, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: AWS is a huge advantage on complex lot, wide cutting deck, automatic transmission
    Cons: Big Bucks! Bumping the cutting deck can dislodge it from it's hangers

    Summary: I have a country place with five acres of rolling meadow with nearly a thousand small (2 foot) to large (10 foot) trees. Cutting the grass is a huge multi hour job due to the numerous trees to manouevre around. I needed a riding mower that could cut 1 to ... read more

  • One nice lawn tractor

    Mar 21, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to operate, Freedom deck, safety features, access to parts and accessories
    Cons: Expensive, rattles

    Summary: I bought this last year after using a Yamaha lawn tractor for years. The Yamaha was really nice so I thought the John Deere would have a tough time filling its shoes. The John Deere was a pleasant surprise. It is very smooth and refined. The deck ... read more

  • Nothing runs like a Deere!!

    Dec 30, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Convenience, Comfort, Reliability
    Cons: Only Price

    Summary: We recently purchased a new home on a 1 acre lot. I knew I would want a lawn tractor. I began a rather intensive process of research which ranged from Wal-Mart and Home Depot to Deere, Simplicity, Cub Cadet and Toro. I came into the ... read more

  • Runs like a top

    Jun 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: reliable, easy to use, well designed
    Cons: cost

    Summary: I've owned my LX277 for over a year now, which should give a good basis for a review. I selected a John Deere because of it's reputation - by more than one person. I went with this model becase it was the largest of the air-cooled models. ... read more

  • Nothing Runs Like a Deere

    Mar 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Quiet, strong Kawasaki Engine, easy to remove deck
    Cons: Safety Feature mowing in reverse

    Summary: After owning many disposable lawn mowers such as Craftsman, Snapper, and Cub Cadet, my wife and I decided to buy a real Lawn Mower. The mower was for her as she uses it to trim around our 3 acre pond and the many trees on our farm. I use a 72" Rhino ... read more

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