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FCS Services
11-01-2010, 12:26 AM
Today i broke a fork on my super Z............ this seemingly strong as a rock part snapped like a pencil......... has this happened to anyone else ????

mowerconsultant
11-01-2010, 03:43 PM
Don't hear of this often, where did it snap? did you hit something? or it just snapped in the middle of mowing?

FCS Services
11-02-2010, 11:46 PM
was entering a lawn and was starting to go up a 4" dirt edge...... i was surprised when it broke. i have gone up and over countless curbs 8-10" tall. either the fork was weak (2004 model) or i stressed it just right ???

mowerconsultant
11-08-2010, 01:56 PM
Weird... if it was weak it would of done something years ago...

djagusch
11-08-2010, 08:33 PM
I would bet it hit something awhile ago and had a small crack and over time it fatigued at that point and snapped when it was done.
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puppypaws
11-08-2010, 10:08 PM
was entering a lawn and was starting to go up a 4" dirt edge...... i was surprised when it broke. i have gone up and over countless curbs 8-10" tall. either the fork was weak (2004 model) or i stressed it just right ???

This is a 2004 model. It did not just break. The metal was cracked at an earlier point in time, which caused fatigue. How it was cracked I don't know, but it took a good blow to cause the initial problem to begin, and eventually resulted in what you saw, which was breaking for what appeared as no apparent reason.

FCS Services
11-14-2010, 11:24 PM
it snapped right at the top of the fork..........

all said here makes sense..... IDK ???

WorldsStrongestLandscaper
11-16-2010, 12:45 AM
I have broken 1 on my 01 and two on my 05 it was from curbs and the heavy weights on the ft wheels BIG STEVE B CT STRENGTH WSL

Imow4u2
01-13-2011, 03:07 PM
I know this should'nt happen, but the good news is if you go to you dealer or some-one who runs hustler.. They should have a spare fork or two as not being able to get a super z with FF pre-installed has flooded the public with standard forks.. Hell, If you pay shipping I'll send you a Pair, That'll leave me with 3..