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Old 09-17-2012, 09:37 PM
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Who has the biggest Zero turn?

What company has the biggest zero turn? Heaviest,longest ect. I did sit on a Ferris 5100 z (72")(2200lbs) and this machine was huge. It made a hustler super Z look like a little toy. I have noticed some wide dixie choppers .Will a bigger machine handles bumps and slopes better? Since having a wider wheel base?
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Old 09-17-2012, 10:15 PM
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a bigger deck isn't always the best, they have more of a tendency to ''dig'' in on turns. do your research on each machine before making a purchase and see what others have to say about it.
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Old 09-17-2012, 10:15 PM
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I was in rural king the other day and there was a Massey Ferguson zero turn, had to weigh 2000 lbs. Biggest bulkiest unthoughout machine I've ever layer eyes on, and then they stuck a little stamped deck on it likes on jd zero turns at Lowes.
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Old 09-17-2012, 10:36 PM
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Williams,

I did a Field Test on a Ferris 5000 a few years back. Here's a pic of it next to my Super Z, I thought my trailer would break when I loaded it. Going up the ramp the back of the trailer almost touched the ground! It had a 60 or 61 in rear discharge deck on it. It was a big mother!
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Old 09-18-2012, 12:08 AM
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Williams,

I did a Field Test on a Ferris 5000 a few years back. Here's a pic of it next to my Super Z, I thought my trailer would break when I loaded it. Going up the ramp the back of the trailer almost touched the ground! It had a 60 or 61 in rear discharge deck on it. It was a big mother!
IMO the 35 hp Cat on Ferris 5100 with only a 61" deck is waaay overkill (at least in most cases). I just don't see it....but, "to each his own".
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Old 09-18-2012, 01:19 AM
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"Who has the biggest Zero turn? "

I do.
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Old 09-20-2012, 07:45 PM
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Williams,

I did a Field Test on a Ferris 5000 a few years back. Here's a pic of it next to my Super Z, I thought my trailer would break when I loaded it. Going up the ramp the back of the trailer almost touched the ground! It had a 60 or 61 in rear discharge deck on it. It was a big mother!
What size tires did the Ferris have?, that mower with a 61 inch deck makes no sence. You would need those big tires to keep it from getting stuck.

Those tires should be on all 60 inch plus Z's.
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Old 09-20-2012, 09:21 PM
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How much was the massey?
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Old 09-17-2012, 10:30 PM
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I think this is it, has a price tag to match. http://www.lastec.com/lastec2/Produc...520120Cut.aspx
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Old 09-17-2012, 10:37 PM
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I think this is it, has a price tag to match. http://www.lastec.com/lastec2/Produc...520120Cut.aspx
45k??? wow, its big but worth it?
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