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John Deere 420 60" mower drive shaft

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I lost the front section of the drive shaft that goes between the 60" belly mower and the tractors pto. Does anyone know if the front part of a 400 drive shaft will fit and work on my 420? Also if anyone has a shaft for sale let me know.
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Thanks Shady, but I was in a hurry when I brought the deck and drive shaft home on a trailer and didn't remove the front part. When I got home I found that it fell off somewhere along the 70 mile trip.
My local deere dealer wants $220 for the front shaft, and it looks like I will have to bite the bullet and buy it from them. I have seen a few for sale on ebay, but if I have to pay over $120 for a used one I would rather spring for a new one. I did see a shaft for a 400 for $70 on ebay and would buy it if I know it would work with my 420.
Thanks Dan, but I just found one newly listed on ebay for $50 and $13 shipping so I jumped on it. Thanks for all the help guys
I will remember both of those tips the next time. Luckley it only cost $62 to learn this lesson a lot less then other lessons I have learned in the past.
I know. That was the first thing I thought about when I got home and realized what happened. Made me a little sick, because I have been the guy to hit a metal extension ladder that came off a truck on the highway, among other large objects.
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