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A1 Lawn@Landscapes
01-15-2002, 10:05 AM
I saw a crew earlier this year with an interesting bagging setup on their toro W/B's. It was a hose coming from the deck leading to a 33 gal plastic barrel on top of the mower. I have searched both this site an the net in general looking for this. Any help would be appreciated. Kerry

rodfather
01-15-2002, 10:37 AM
More than likely it was a front-mounted setup by Trac Vac. It includes a discharge chute, a tube to carry the clippings into a mounted 5 or 6 HP motor with fan and then another long tube to the barrel (I think ours is 42 gallons) mounted on the front of the mower.

I have them for all our 52" and 61" Ferris WB's. They're great once you get used to them...seeing over them or past them can be a pain if yoiu're short, though.

Hope that helps. By the way, they're about $1100 or so.

stahls2
01-15-2002, 10:39 AM
www.trac-vac.com. Model 470. Is this it?

odin
01-15-2002, 12:32 PM
We had one on a scag it blocks your veiw.They also get heavey on the front and make it hard to raise up the deck if you need to go over a bump
Also makes it hard to grease the spindles because you have to remove the mount that holds the barrel.

rodfather
01-15-2002, 01:32 PM
That's it. Trac Vac Model 470.

A1 Lawn@Landscapes
01-15-2002, 02:00 PM
It looks like that but it did not have a motor attached and it was not from tracvac. It looked spindle driven. I haven't seen the crew again to ask them. Maybe it was just fabricated. Thanks for the help ! Kerry

stahls2
01-15-2002, 04:45 PM
A1 Lawn,

Try this site: www.turfspecialty.com/page4.html.

This is not exactly what you are looking for, however, may be better.

1. Spindle driven
2. Larger capacity
3. Lower profile

GLS
01-15-2002, 06:15 PM
http://www.turfspecialty.com/page4.html
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