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Old 09-23-2013, 09:33 PM
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Hustler XR-7 Cut Pictures

We have been extremely dry as can be seen from the pond being low, but we had 1.2" of rain Saturday night and grass; even though showing signs of fall, is cutting the best it has all year.

The 2006 Hustler Super Z with its 66" XR-7 deck is producing a very good cut for a dukes mixture of grasses and weeds at top speed.
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Old 09-23-2013, 10:00 PM
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We have been extremely dry as can be seen from the pond being low, but we had 1.2" of rain Saturday night and grass; even though showing signs of fall, is cutting the best it has all year.

The 2006 Hustler Super Z with its 66" XR-7 deck is producing a very good cut for a dukes mixture of grasses and weeds at top speed.
Do you have two mowers? I thought I saw you had a 72in Hustler... Property looks good....
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Old 09-23-2013, 10:15 PM
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Do you have two mowers? I thought I saw you had a 72in Hustler... Property looks good....
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I've got a 72" HyperDrive with the 35 Kawasaki, I just jumped on this one today instead of the bigger one. This older 2006 Super Z has all new parts, new engine, pumps, wheel motors, seat, spindles, relays, electric clutch, new hoses, wiring, relays, control panel, and fuse holders. The mower runs and operates as good as the first day it was unloaded off the trailer.

With both mowers sitting side by side, I could care less which one I mow with, they both do an excellent job, and they cut more grass faster than other mowers in my type large area cutting.
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Old 09-23-2013, 10:12 PM
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That is really nice and even looking i like how you cant see any clippings. How high was the grass before you cut it and what kind of blades did you use?
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Old 09-23-2013, 10:27 PM
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That is really nice and even looking i like how you cant see any clippings. How high was the grass before you cut it and what kind of blades did you use?
This grass cut the easiest it has all year, only cut a couple to three inches off, it has been very dry and the grass has slowed down a great deal. I have been using the stock fusion blades since they came into existence, they are much tougher than other blades.

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I've seen pics of the big boy but never the 66.... Is it as fast as the 72?
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No, the older mower is almost 3 mph slower, but actually mows at a more comfortable speed, anything over 14 is rough.
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Old 09-23-2013, 10:44 PM
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Here is a picture of both mowers together. You can't get my wife on the big mower, she loves the way the older machine handles.



This is the old mower just after a total rebuild. Everything is new except the hydraulic reservoir, even the cap is new on the tank. The control panel decal is new as well, there were no corners cut, the mower cranks, operates and cuts like it is brand new, and with the efi engine it only burns around 1 gph. I checked it very accurately once in light cutting and it burned .93 gal. in one hour.

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Old 09-23-2013, 10:49 PM
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Here is a picture of both mowers together. You can't get my wife on the big mower, she loves the way the older machine handles.



This is the old mower just after a total rebuild. Everything is new except the hydraulic reservoir, even the cap is new on the tank. The control panel decal is new as well, there were no corners cut, the mower cranks, operates and cuts like it is brand new, and with the efi engine it only burns around 1 gph. I checked it very accurately once in light cutting and it burned .93 gal. in one hour.


Mowers look awesome & those are definitely some good fuel numbers. ...
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Old 09-24-2013, 12:39 AM
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After all the rain you've posted about all summer, how can your pond now be low and you say it has been extremely dry? It was only a week or two back that you were posting in another thread that you were getting hammered with rain again after a short hiatus. Is your soil so sandy or loamy that it doesn't hold the water in the ponds well, and the turf dries out quickly?
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Old 09-24-2013, 01:49 PM
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That is very interesting that your older mower was rebuilt. What if any failures caused this and how much does it cost to rebuild one completely as you have done. Both machines look very impressive by the way.
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I've seen pics of the big boy but never the 66.... Is it as fast as the 72?
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