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Who do think sells the most in order from the top down. The order I think would be:
1. American Yard Products (Craftsman, Polan, Hus.)
2. Murray (Stanley, Murray)
3. John Deere
4. MTD (Troy-bilt, YardMachines Cub Cadet, Bolens, any other I cannot think of)
5. Simplicity (Snapper and Simplicity)
6. Gravely

The order maybe urned around on the JD, Mtd but I think that JD makes more money on the tractors they do sell.:cry:
 

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Well

I would have to say
1- MTD (Troy-built, YardMachines Cub Cadet, Bolens, and any other I cannot think of)
2 - American Yard Products (Craftsman, Polan, Hus.)
3 - John Deere
4 - Murray (Stanley, Murray)
5 - Simplicity (Snapper and Simplicity)
6 - Gravely

Over here anyways MTD product are big. Sears sells a lot but not as much as MTD. Murray also sells alot and until this year they would have been in 3rd instead of 4th. But since John Deere came out with the Ls i have seen more JDs this year then Murray's. Haven seen to many Simplicity here but we do have a lot of snappers and since Simplicity bought out Snapper we may see more Simplicity's around here because there isnt to many Simplicity dealers here. I also don't see to many Gravely here to the ones i do see are at least 5 years old or older and not many ride on tractor mainly the old walk behinds. The Gravely's are a beast and would last for ever cause they are made like a tank. :smiles: To bad they stop making the Tractors.:cry:
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My guess would be that it's regional

Around here it's:

1. MTD
2. American Yard Products
3. Murray
4. John Deere
5. Simplicity


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world wide sales

I would say it probly goes like this

1. MTD
2. John Deere
3.Murray
4. AYP
5,Simplicity

I have seen alot of MTD variants all across this world. And you will see alot of JD's in Europe and South Africa and Central and South America. You will see alot of Simplicities in Europe. You will also see alot of Murrays in Europe and South Africa. MTD and JD have a Lions share of the profits in Australia Then Kubota. You will see alot of AYP in Europe as Husqvarna and Johansons
 

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tisenberg

That was good:lmao: :lmao: :lmao: :winky:
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What I was told at the Cub Meeting in Ohio by a Cub employee during a sesions on lawn tractors, Deere sold over 250,000 green mowers through HD. All the facts of who's largest is anyone's guess. With Murray closing it's Tennessee plant and moving to China, we'll have to wait and see, I hope their sales fall. I know that MTD is very interested in what will happen and who knows who will follow. I seen a Korean tractor manufacturer that markets tractors in the US under Branson and Century names is building some complete John Deere tractors in their plant. They have a video online. http://www.kukje21.co.kr/english/video/56k.asf for 56K
http://www.kukje21.co.kr/english/video/300k.asf for fast connections
 

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Hey tisenberg, I think you forgot one in the store sales
1. Sears
2. HD
3. Lowes
4. Wallyworld:clown: :clown: :clown: :clown: :clown:
 

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That was very interesting they said they would have 10% of the world market in the 21st century. I really liked how they show up in their green and yellow service trucks got out and ran up to the tractor and started working:lmao: that was a site. I'm glad i have DSL that was an 11 min video they are even ISO certified.:truth: I thought Yanmar was the only ones making tractors for JD. Are they making them for sale here or over seas.
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Around Here, It seems to be....

1- MTD, Yardman, Yard Machines, Cub Cadet, Bolens, and Troy Bilt.
(MTD & Yardman sold by Wal-Mart, K-Mart, Home Depot, and several area Hardware Stores. Cub Cadet sold by a dealer, Bolens Unavailable in this area)


2 - Simplicity & Snapper
(Snapper not sold in area, but Simplicity sold by 6-8 dealers within 30 miles of me, including a HUGE one.)


3- American Yard Products--Craftsman, Poulan, Husqvarna.
(Craftsman sold by local Sears franchise, with Service almost impossible. Husqvarna sold by LARGE local Dealer, Poulan not sold in area


4 - John Deere
(L series sold ONLY at Home Depot, Everything but L's sold by several Local JD Dealers, who won't service the L's from Home Depot)


5 - Murray
(Murray's are sold by Wal-Mart, K-Mart, and Fleet Farm)



I thought Gravely was out of business, as I haven't heard their name around here in years.....


If what you're asking is which STORE sells the most tractors... The answer is easy, as our local Wal-Mart sells more tractors (mostly MTD) than anybody else. Service is available 4 blocks away.

At Home Depot, they sell 3-4 MTD's for every L series, because of the service issue. The same dealer that fixes Wal-Mart's MTD's will also fix Home Depot's MTD's

The only JD dealer willing to do set-up and repair on the "L" is 105 miles away, while a JD dealer 6 blocks from Home Depot won't touch them. Obviously, this impacts the number of L's sold by Home Depot.

Nationwide, the "L" is obviously a hit, but here, people avoid them like the plague...
 

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Korean made JDs

The Korean Made JD are not sold or maketed in the USA. They are marketed and sold in Asia and the South Pacific under a contract agreement with JD. So don't worry the 4210 and above and the X-series and Below tractors are still made in the USA.
 

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Thanks

Thanks Sergeant
They can keep there Korean Made Tractors:smiles:
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Are those what they call grey market tractors????

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From what I have heard they are pretty good tractors but all the instructions are in their native language and if you need parts they are real hard to get. I think there were some threads on GW and the lawn site.

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Just some info for you guys.

The Massey fergison garden tractors are made by Simplicity. That probably bumps them up a bit. Also Gravely has got to be pretty low, but they do have a pretty good size line of ZTR's, so that may bump them up also. As for MTD, and AYP? I would put them up on top. They sell a TON of tractors, under a TON of names. A lot of low end "store name" tractors go out the door everyday, and most are made by those two co's. Now my fav? I bet Ingersoll, sells less then Greavely. Just not to many dealers out there, and NO advertising. It's to bad, becouse they make an AWSOME tractor.
 

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Originally posted by Ingersoll444
Just some info for you guys.

The Massey fergison garden tractors are made by Simplicity. That probably bumps them up a bit. Also Gravely has got to be pretty low, but they do have a pretty good size line of ZTR's, so that may bump them up also. As for MTD, and AYP? I would put them up on top. They sell a TON of tractors, under a TON of names. A lot of low end "store name" tractors go out the door everyday, and most are made by those two co's. Now my fav? I bet Ingersoll, sells less then Greavely. Just not to many dealers out there, and NO advertising. It's to bad, because they make an AW SOME tractor.
The guy across the street bought a big old case GT about 15 years ago don't think it was new when he bought it. Never seen anybody else with one. Its a nice big GT hes never had any thing go wrong with it but there are no dealers around here that sell them. But they are very heavy duty and will last forever.
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All the Case Garden tractors are now handled through Ingersoll dealers. On the Ingersoll web site, they have a dealer locator. There may be one around, most are small dealers. If not, a lot of dealers work online also.
 

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BTW ingersoll owned the co sence 82-83. For years they used bolth the Case, and Ingersoll names on the tractors. My older one has mostly Case emblems on it, but with the ingersoll decales. My 87444 has almost all Ingersoll emblems, but still has two Case ones.
 
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