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Old 05-15-2005, 03:35 AM
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Jungle jack and blowout baffles?

Will the Jungle jack work on mowers with blowout baffles installed? I'm thinking about ordering one for using out in the field but I have a blowout baffle installed on the Hustler Z.
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Old 05-15-2005, 01:09 PM
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That is a great question, and something I have never really put alot of thought into (imagine that ). How thick is the stell for the baffle, or is it like a nylon type material? If so, does it bend (flexible), or is it rather brittle? Can it bend in just a bit as opposed to bend out and be pinched between the jack hook and the edge of the deck? Are you able to just grab the corner of the deck with the hook, and have the jack to the side, - sort of diagonally? This is how I lift the Lazer, anyway. This way the jack is well out of the way.
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Old 05-15-2005, 04:54 PM
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The Blowout baffle is pretty strong. I use a floor jack with no problems. My concern is the Jungle Jack having room to hook under the deck. Here is a picture (bad picture, but only one I have for now) of part of the blowout baffle. I had my mulch kit on at the time of this picture so it looks cluttered.
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Old 05-15-2005, 05:36 PM
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can't the jungle jack hook under the left side of the deck towards the front?
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Old 05-15-2005, 06:10 PM
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The jungle jack does pick up on the corners. If you had it in the middle it would get in the way.
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Old 05-15-2005, 09:15 PM
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Geez oh Pete, John,..where have YOU been?
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