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Old 09-30-2006, 10:07 PM
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Keep breaking anti scalp wheel axle/bolts?

I keep breaking my anti scalp wheel axle/bolts PJ. I have broken 3 this year all on the rear of the deck. Can you give me any solutions to solve this problem?
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Old 10-01-2006, 06:09 PM
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What hole do you have them set in? are they to low? hitting things to easily maybe?

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Old 10-01-2006, 07:56 PM
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I run them in the middle hole. My buddy has a super z and he is running them in the same hole as me. Should I pick them up a hole?
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Old 10-02-2006, 09:43 PM
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Drill the wheel and mounting hole out to 5/8" and change bolts. The deck is too heavy for 1/2" bolts.
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Old 10-02-2006, 11:58 PM
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breaking my anti scalp wheel axle/bolts

I was breaking the front bolts I found out by putting an 1/2" longer bolt and letting the wheel have a little room to move side to side it stop my problem
don't know if it will work on the rear.
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Old 10-03-2006, 05:44 PM
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I run them in the middle hole. My buddy has a super z and he is running them in the same hole as me. Should I pick them up a hole?
I would try them there, see what happens.

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Old 10-04-2006, 05:41 PM
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I was breaking these left & right. I changed the original grade 5 bolts to grade 8 bolts and haven't had one break since.
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Old 10-04-2006, 05:54 PM
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I would try them there, see what happens.

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PJ, Why does Hustler not use the two sided mounting bracket to enclose the anti scalp wheels like a lot of the other decks have. I know they have a reason but why would they not want the design stronger?
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Old 10-05-2006, 11:50 PM
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Be sure to match the hole you're using to the mowing height you're using. Running along all the time on the anti-scalps probably isn't great for the lawn anyway.
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Old 10-06-2006, 12:07 AM
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Hehe, it funny we have broken about 5 bolts, and just broke another last friday.
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