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Old 07-23-2014, 12:27 AM
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maybelike 35 to 40 degrees
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Old 07-23-2014, 12:35 AM
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on a hill, when youre about to turn to reverse directions....make sure the front of the mower is always pointing up towards the top of the hill and the back wheels are pointing down. the traction is in the rear wheels.
Otherwise, use the 21" for the hill?

As for the angle limit, I wouldnt take a ztr on more than 40 degree angle and if I felt it slipping, id quickly back up and get off the hill. make sure the roll cage is up and wear your seat belt or be ready to jump off in a hurry if its thats dangerous and you have no seatbelt
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Old 07-23-2014, 12:36 AM
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maybe like 35 to 40 degrees
Dont do it in the morning when theres dew on the grass
35 degrees isnt bad, 45 is
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Old 07-23-2014, 12:38 AM
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I don't carry a protractor with me so I have no idea. I can look at a hill and decide if it's Z or WB or trim.
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Old 07-23-2014, 12:43 AM
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ill see if I can take a picture
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Old 07-28-2014, 10:09 PM
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Not being rude but most people that f### up is from being scared. I can handle hills that would leave others speechless. It all depends on how well you know your mower and the strength of the roots of the grass and moisture. Up and down is your best bet then you may get the wheelie affect so lean forward or go up slow with some large rocks on your mower. Also putting more air in your rear tires helps a lot.Just be calm.
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Old 07-28-2014, 10:20 PM
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On anything I am iffy on mowing with my stander I just use my wb just do what you feel safe doing
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Old 07-28-2014, 10:34 PM
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im scared if I go up that im going go on a steep spot and flip back ever happened to you guys
Happened to a guy I was working with, he was pretty stupid and flipped a tiger cat going straight up a hill. Bent the seat and bars all to heck and brusied his ribs. That being said I regularly mow a large slope that is easily 45 degrees. Going down the mower will slide. Side to side is ok just gets a lil hairy when you need to turn around. And going up is easiest. Just gotta have a feel for when the front end is getting light and never go full blast...just slow and steady
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Old 11-13-2014, 07:08 AM
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I cut mostly steep stuff. Currently I use a 2005 Grasshopper 227. It climbs hills like a goat. My steepest slope is right at 30 degrees measured with a slope meter. It does crab some, but the cut quality is still very good. Just wait until it is dry. Morning dew is a real treat!
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Old 11-13-2014, 07:35 AM
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From an old guy that rolled one and took months to recover, stay off the hill. No offence Soloscaper but your advice will get someone hurt and after what you have been though you need to rethink some of those decisions.
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