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gps_jetskier
12-12-2006, 03:57 PM
Anyone have any decent close up detail pictures of this animal and how it works?

I gotta think using one would be better then the tractor really. How it lifts up and how easy it is to take on and off is a biggy for me.

mowerconsultant
12-12-2006, 10:32 PM
I was just in your neck of the woods yesterday and today, would of loved to show you one in person.....lol...lol....
I am working on the pics, as I type this I am also typing a e-mail to see if they have anything more detailed yet.

Pj

gps_jetskier
12-13-2006, 07:56 AM
RATS. That would have been cool. No snow right now, but there will be sure as the world.

I found a company that makes a universal unit that you can use your legs to lift it. Seems interesting, but I'm not sure how they compare.

I have a tractor for plowing, but if one of these plows like they mow, this is a no brainer.

mowerconsultant
12-13-2006, 10:23 PM
I have the complete manual on it for you, plenty of close up pictures and such.
E-mail me and I will e-mail it back to you, its to large to post here.

Pj

cutting crew
12-14-2006, 05:57 PM
Just bought 4 brand new XR7 2-60's and 2-72's and put the Hustler plows on two of them. I used them on our last snow and they work great. We put chains on both tractors. One suggestion though, we put a plow on a 60 and a 72, the 72 kept falling of of some walks because of the wider stance so we had our dealer put the mow deck back on and put it on the other 60 machine.

cutting crew
12-14-2006, 05:59 PM
Super Z's are what we bought. Our walkers were worn out and I wanted more production(=speed).

gps_jetskier
12-16-2006, 08:48 AM
Seems like they'd almost have to have chains. My Z spins in wet grass really.
I'm not crazy about having to take the deck off either. However, if it's all that and a bag of chips I guess it's worth the effort.

Before I make a haul to my nearest dealer, what's the going rate on one?

mowerconsultant
12-19-2006, 03:15 PM
what's the going rate on one?

Snow Blade, Hustler Z / Super Z part # 927582 MSRP = $1,100.00 plus S+H
Check with the dealer for the exact price.

Pj

gps_jetskier
12-19-2006, 04:10 PM
Hmm...that's more then I was thinking.

http://www.countryztr.com/ has one that's cheaper and doesn't require the deck to be taken off. However, I'm not sure how good it works either. Get what you pay for maybe.

mowerconsultant
12-23-2006, 11:19 AM
Get what you pay for
Exactly what I was going to say.

Accu-cut Lawn Care
12-30-2006, 10:47 PM
Hmm...that's more then I was thinking.

http://www.countryztr.com/ has one that's cheaper and doesn't require the deck to be taken off. However, I'm not sure how good it works either. Get what you pay for maybe.

a guy here on lawnsite has a few hustler plows for sale in the classified section.

cybervision
04-13-2007, 11:37 AM
I know its not time to think about snowblades but I have some info to share. I am planning on plowing my drive next year. It is about 330 feet long with parking for about 4-6 cars near the house. I almost bought my Super Mini this winter so I could plow. Maybe I should of then I would not be wainting for it now. It should arrive in a few days. Back to the plow. I have done a lot of searching this winter and I am leaning toward the Zmount Plow. The Z-mount uses a 12V winch to raise and lower the blade and you can kick the angle by pulling a cord and bumping against a snow bank. There are 3 attachments that fit the mount (dumping bucket, plow or power broom) You can also attach a dumping bucket for mulch as well. That is why I am posting now. The mount can stay on the mower for mowing and then you can quickly attach the bucket, plow or power broom. I have a Ramrod 900T Mini-Skid Loader so I don't need a bucket. There are demo videos on their web site. They are plowing with-out chains. The sites are:

Z-Mount
http://www.accessiblesystems.com/lawnsnow/lawnsnow.php

Z-Mount on EBAY ($995.00)
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=4511701772



Other blades:

http://www.yardandgardendirect.com/zeroturnsnowplow.htm

http://www.countryztr.com

http://www.trac-vac.com/index_files/fmblade.htm