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Old 06-23-2011, 06:47 PM
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Update on belt life

Originally Posted by rreyn1812 View Post
I have a JD Ztrak 830 with 54" deck and am on my 3rd belt. I have had to replace the belt every 70 hours. JD did come out with a new design and that was the last one I put on, so early next year I will find out pretty quick if it will be holding up any better since I now have right at 210 hours on the mower.
Well, just an update. Now the mower has almost 500 hrs on the clock and I haven't had to replace the belt since 210 hrs. Checked the condition and it still looks fine. Still carry an extra just in case, but am happy with the redesigned belt.
Rick R.

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