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Monday, March 16, 2020

Five Ways You Can Use Your John Deere Gator

Is there a more versatile utility vehicle than a John Deere Gator? First introduced in 1992, John Deere Gators were once referred to as farmers’ vehicles because they could be found on farms across the country. Today, they are used for construction, military, and many recreation applications.

There are many different models available in the John Deere Gator series, including Crossover Utility Vehicles, Work Series Utility Vehicles, High Performance Utility Vehicles, Military Utility Vehicles, and Turf Utility Vehicles, depending on what the job calls for. Here are several ways you may be able to use your John Deere Gator if you have the right model and accessories:

Haul Really Heavy Loads: Depending on the John Deere Gator model, you are going to able to haul a ton of weight. John Deere Gators are legendary for their sturdiness and ability to haul very heavy cargo. For example, the 2020A Progator™ has a payload capacity of up to 4,200 lbs. and features a steel-reinforced box for added strength and durability. Whether you're on the golf course, worksite, or farm, you can rest assured your John Deere Gator will be able to handle the cargo load you need to haul.

Go Camping in the Woods: If you enjoy camping but have trouble accessing spots in the deep woods, a John Deere Gator offers users all-terrain capabilities and top off-roading performance. Gator XUVs come with power steering and independent suspension, so you can handle those tight turns and shifts in terrain. You can also carry all you need for the camp site in your John Deere Gator box as the Gator XUVs have a payload capacity of 1,500 lbs.

Plow Your Driveway: One of the coolest parts of owning a John Deere Gator is that the level of customization is endless. John Deere offers a wide variety of snow removal attachments, including winch blades, salt spreaders, and more for residential and commercial snow removal jobs. As we head into the winter months, keep this in mind if you are considering purchasing a Gator.

Spraying Made Easy: Adding a sprayer to your Gator makes watering, spraying for weeds or fertilizer application easy. Tanks are made to especially fit in the cargo bed, so you can transport it with ease. Choose from 25-, 45-, or 90-gallon tank sizes with booms or manual spray wands.

Set field boundaries: Gators now offer AutoTrac, the ability to set your equipment path for hands-free steering. Save time and spray overlap with grid sampling and field boundaries. Ask your salesperson about adding a Starfire unit to your Gator to get started.

Of course, these are just a few of the many things you can do with your John Deere Gator. Whether you want to go muddin’ in the woods for fun or need a dependable utility vehicle for your worksite, the John Deere Gator can handle it. We encourage you to contact our team today to learn more about the different John Deere Gator models available and which one may be right for you.

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