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Old 05-08-2012, 06:44 PM
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+1 on the rear discharge deck. Some companies that mow in restricted movement areas or are concerned with discharge damage use these.
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Old 05-08-2012, 10:47 PM
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+1 on the rear discharge deck. Some companies that mow in restricted movement areas or are concerned with discharge damage use these.
Yes and Hustler makes them also I believe since you seem to use there products other than that chute block and backpack blower are your options.
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Old 05-08-2012, 11:00 PM
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Toro hydro wb 44" with a mulch kit and high lift blades......add a pro slide....and buy a few extra bottom plates for it.
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Old 05-08-2012, 11:10 PM
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get a chute blocker, so when you come up agains a bed,sidewalk or street you can kick it closed and no mess.
the dude is thinking here
You better listen
I would pick Dixie Chopper they come with chute blocker from factory I mow 60 acres Campus
With chute blocker you can use the mower as a blower clean walks driveways parking lots and never have get off mower to use a blower With a mower with chute blocker closed you can drive forward blow things off at a high speed
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Old 05-08-2012, 11:27 PM
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the dude is thinking here
You better listen
I would pick Dixie Chopper they come with chute blocker from factory I mow 60 acres Campus
With chute blocker you can use the mower as a blower clean walks driveways parking lots and never have get off mower to use a blower With a mower with chute blocker closed you can drive forward blow things off at a high speed
Hows that work out for the pedestrians?

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Old 05-09-2012, 09:45 AM
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This is why every mower needs to be a mulch mower.
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Old 05-09-2012, 09:50 AM
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This is why every mower needs to be a mulch mower.
No not really. Mowers just need to be set up for what works best for each individual mowing operation.
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Old 05-09-2012, 10:02 AM
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Hows that work out for the pedestrians?

Well if they walking by we have stop and close it cut the rpm back half wait till they pass Thats my rule
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Old 05-09-2012, 10:40 AM
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I work for a small college in the middle of Kansas and we currently have a 60" Hustler Super Z w/ a 28hp Kohler and a 72" Hustler 3400. We use the 3400 for our large open areas that we aren't concerned about the cut as much and use the Super Z for our sports field(would love to have reel) and nice irrigated lawns.

the problem is that most of the lawns we have irrigated are fairly narrow stretches broke up by sidewalks. We have to do what we can to not shoot clippings out into the street or too much on the sidewalks. This ends up "locking" us into one mow pattern that really works without shooting debris in undesirable places. Obviously, if you're mowing something one way with a ZTR mower you're going to get rub marks in the lawn from your turning in the same spot all the time.

I'm looking to the future and thinking about options that would allow me to rotate my cut/stripe. I've thought about getting into a smaller ZTR or possibly a larger walk behind. My struggle is that while the individual locations are small, we have a large number of them on campus that currently take a couple hours with the Super Z. So I am in need of quick ground transport and avoiding killing myself or my workers by walking forever and a day.

We're not locked into Hustler, so I'm open to any suggestions.

Thoughts?
Hustler has a rear discharge deck.
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