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Old 07-03-2013, 11:13 PM
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Propane Mowers

Think of going propane? Any one have a propane mower? Does it save $?
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Old 07-25-2013, 11:54 PM
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Exmark makes them with Kawasaki if I get another zt it would have propane bcus you can save at least 30% from spills etc but I just have a kohler 24 for now bcus I got it free but it is at least from year 2000 it has 850+hrs. If you find an extra used one let me know. Good luck.
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Old 07-26-2013, 07:50 PM
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There is a company where I live that uses 2 Dixie chopper propane and he claims he saves 5000 dollars a year on fuel, the only issue is you have to have extra tanks to swap out or have a convenient way of getting them full
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Old 07-26-2013, 08:02 PM
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Yes sir, this guy, made a stand that hold four tanks in the bed of the truck, The only bad thing is it looks like he is hauling kegs around all day. Hahaha
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Old 08-09-2013, 11:09 PM
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Hello Terry I still have not had any info and still need the conversion kits for the two Kawasaki engines please tell me where I can buy them
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Old 08-10-2013, 10:23 PM
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Thanks Terry, I live in Belize, Central America. There are no dealerships that you would know down here. I will get my mechanic to do the conversion no problem all I need is the right kit, I am planning to remove the gas tanks and mount two 8 gallon propane tanks one on each side, like I have on my Ferris.
Let me know thanks.
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Old 08-14-2013, 06:39 PM
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im all for hearing/learning more on this.....

we have converted several of our rail buggy's and trucks to propane... been thinking about this for my mower... just not sure about which mixer to use.

so im subbing to this thread.
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Old 08-14-2013, 06:53 PM
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I think this will come of age before electrics such as the Xeon can make commercial standards. I'm running 36" and 48". The problem is the tanks make them wider than the track. I would like to see a front mount on a stander.
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Old 08-15-2013, 12:51 PM
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YES YES YES!!! im glued to this & looking forward to whatever you wanna share.
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Old 08-16-2013, 12:11 PM
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Let us know thanks, any news for me yet??
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