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Old 05-12-2013, 11:54 PM
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Anyone Have A ZTR Puffer Air Ride Seat?

I'm getting older, or mowing more now (I'm sticking with the later) and I'm feeling it in my back when I don't use the stander. So now I'm looking for a suspension seat. While searching I found the Puffer Air Ride Seat Platform.

I've checked their website out but can't find any information on them when I do a search here on lawnsite. I'm curious if anyone here has used them? I need to do something to make the ride on the Exmark a little smoother.

Any input on the air ride seat would be appreciated.
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Old 05-13-2013, 12:30 AM
Dylan's Lawn Care Dylan's Lawn Care is offline
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I have never seen that seat before but Gravely offers a air ride seat on the 400 series ztr. I have the Gravely 460 and the air seat is amazing.
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Old 05-13-2013, 12:51 AM
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I saw that on their video. I had planned to buy a Michigan seat as they seemed to have the highest marks amongst other LCO's. Then I saw the air seat and now I'm thinking spend the extra money and have total comfort.
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Old 05-13-2013, 01:03 AM
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I drove a older Exmark last with a Michigan seat and ill take Gravely's air ride any day. I think the only other mower that can compete with the Gravely for comfort is Ferris. Someone needs to put the Gravely seat on a Ferris.
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Old 05-16-2013, 02:29 AM
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I drove a older Exmark last with a Michigan seat and ill take Gravely's air ride any day. I think the only other mower that can compete with the Gravely for comfort is Ferris. Someone needs to put the Gravely seat on a Ferris.
I agree!
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Old 05-16-2013, 06:58 AM
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Thank you for the info. I do have the upgraded seat with the lumbar support. With this information and a little research my price changed to 225.00. I am a larger man [320 tank lol] I have upgraded to the Grammar seat witch is rated for 370 lbs.
Thanks for all your help, Clay
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Old 05-16-2013, 08:55 AM
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Thank you for the info. I do have the upgraded seat with the lumbar support. With this information and a little research my price changed to 225.00. I am a larger man [320 tank lol] I have upgraded to the Grammar seat witch is rated for 370 lbs.
Thanks for all your help, Clay
I take it your Super Z has the HyperDrive hydraulic system, which is by far light ages beyond the competition. You are a big man, but from what I've seen with the new 72" Super Z I purchased last year with the "industrial grade" (other commercial ztr's utilize commercial grade hydraulics), it will handle your weight along with the mowers at zero stress to the system.

Which Super Z did you purchase, deck and engine?
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Old 05-13-2013, 05:50 AM
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I have a Gravely 452 with the air seat. It truely is amazing and rides like at cloud. Very similar to an over the road tractor trailer truck seat. You can adjust from 0-6" travel, back and forth, seat back, and seat arms also adjust. Gravely also uses rubber isolated platforms under the seat, under your feet, and on the engine cradle. IMO best its ride in the industry!!
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Old 05-13-2013, 06:57 PM
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Seat

i have a used Michigan seat for sale. 300 hours on it - asking 300.00
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Old 05-15-2013, 11:41 AM
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i have a used Michigan seat for sale. 300 hours on it - asking 300.00
You sure think a great deal of this seat when asking $300 for a seat with 300 hrs, when you can buy the same seat new for $329.99.

http://www.northerntool.com/shop/too...8424_200268424
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