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Old 09-05-2006, 08:40 PM
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How do you get your ZT mower off the ground to change blades?

I change my blades just about every day. The way I do it is I put the ramp gate to my trailer down and drive the mower half on the gate so that either one of the front wheels is in the air and the back 2 stay on the ground. Looking for somthing different. Anyone use car ramps? thinkin about getting a pair but the only ones ive seen for sale are a foot tall or so - dont think thats high enough. No way to hang a chainfall or that would be my answer. Any suggestions?
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Old 09-05-2006, 08:46 PM
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I bought a Jungle Jack this year. I should have bought it a long time ago. Lifts the mowers with ease. Plenty of room under to change blades.
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Old 09-05-2006, 09:01 PM
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jungle jack here
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Old 09-05-2006, 09:43 PM
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I used to use car ramps and they worked real good for a while. The only problem I had was driving up them, most of the time they would push back cause the front tires wouldn't grab. Now I use just a floor jack, seems to be workin good but putting the center blade back on can be a pain, cause the jack is in the way. Hope this helps.
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Old 09-05-2006, 09:44 PM
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I use chain falls
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Old 09-05-2006, 09:52 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jim163
I change my blades just about every day. The way I do it is I put the ramp gate to my trailer down and drive the mower half on the gate so that either one of the front wheels is in the air and the back 2 stay on the ground.

Been there, done that.

I use a floor jack and an impact wrench. Takes 5 min. to swap blades out now.
12V impact wrench (240 ft. lbs.) that hooks up to a car battery for changes in the field if need be.
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Old 09-05-2006, 10:35 PM
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So what problem are you having using the trailer ramp, we do all of ours that way for many years?
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Old 09-05-2006, 10:39 PM
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Chain fall and air wrench.
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Old 09-05-2006, 11:31 PM
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Jungle Jack The Way To Go Had Mine For Over 10 Yrs.
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Old 09-05-2006, 11:49 PM
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I just use my big ass 3.5 ton jack.
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