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Old 04-09-2014, 09:39 PM
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I'm not good at writing reviews but the JD walkbehind is beast. I was worried about using the loop controls on steep hills but it hangs well. Pistol grips are still superior because you can muscle it if needed. The wide tires help stick the mower. Great clipping dispersal this morning. It has rained for 3 days and stripes like a dream. Still waiting on my proslide. Should see production jump with it. All and all I love it. My biggest problem is trying to make straight lines. Just need some operating time. Same problem on quicktrak. I have mindset
Of squeezing to slow wheel down instead of pushing to speed up tire
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I like the quik trak and would love one if they weren't like 8k. I am intreasted in the walkbehind for sure though
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Old 04-09-2014, 10:14 PM
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I like the quik trak and would love one if they weren't like 8k. I am intreasted in the walkbehind for sure though
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I think you would be well satisfied with one. I've had an exmark metro 36" belt drive and I have a yard shark 52" hydro with pistol grips. I use yard shark on really steep and the JD is like driving a Cadillac compared to the others I've run. If you have it wide open you can jog behind it.
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Old 09-10-2014, 08:34 PM
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Picked up new yard last week. Thought it striped up nice
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Old 09-10-2014, 08:54 PM
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Picked up new yard last week. Thought it striped up nice
What ever happened with the smiley face yard?
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Old 09-10-2014, 09:16 PM
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What ever happened with the smiley face yard?
I will be on that route tomorrow. Gonna attempt it. I'll post a pic of something cool or crap. Either way I'm gonna take a pic
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Old 09-10-2014, 10:08 PM
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That's a pretty steep incline
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Old 09-10-2014, 10:23 PM
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That's a pretty steep incline
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Yeah I could probably use the ztr on most of it but the guy is a stripe fanatic and I don't think I could keep a straight line so I use the walk behind. Around here steep is normal but it is what it is. It'll keep you in shape though
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