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Old 09-20-2001, 10:21 AM
syzer syzer is offline
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Not sure if it was cutting or not that is one of the first days we had the surfer so I dont know if we were just trying to get a feel of a hill or what.
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Old 09-20-2001, 10:33 AM
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Just another thought. I know that the Hustler Hydro Walkbehind I just purchased has an optional 18x10.50 (I believe) all terain size that is for the most severe hills. Possibly a wider tire such as Hustler's option is a better answer than duals.
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Old 09-20-2001, 12:42 PM
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If that as steep as any of the slopes are I'd put my Lazer on it and I think it would stick. I may be crazy, but I'd bet lunch on it. I ran into one the other day that the Lazer would not stick to, but that was a lot more gradient than what you're showing in the pics.

Dual wheels may not be the cure, duals would help with flotation and stability (wider track width) but the lower ground pressure will probably result in less traction as well.
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Old 09-20-2001, 05:07 PM
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Alan:

The chariot will hit the bottom but only because the wheel will ride at the bottom. The surfer will hold a steeper hill then I have ever seen (both fixed deck and floating deck) and that will slip on the steep part towards the backl of the picture by the sign.

Hopwever this is the most docile hill of all in the complex I will try tog et some of the steep hills on monday when we cut.
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Old 09-20-2001, 05:22 PM
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Originally posted by syzer
[i] ... Hopwever this is the most docile hill ... tog et some of the steep hills on monday ... [/B]
Gettin frustrated and/or flustered there buddy row??? LOL!!!

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Old 09-20-2001, 06:17 PM
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ehehe, been a long day =), usually i spell check to lazy today heh. =)
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Old 09-23-2001, 04:50 PM
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Wheels

I got my Idea from Jungle wheels. Just do a seach.
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Old 09-23-2001, 08:37 PM
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to those who say a xw chopper with turf boss tires would not hold that hill I will get pictures to prove it. Remember dcs have the widest track . Also, with tires that have eqaul traction from side to side as well as foward to reverse that hill can be held.
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Old 09-23-2001, 10:00 PM
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Nick, again I love the dixies, but these are hills a walk behind wont hold in most spots and you will bust your as* when you are standing on them trying to trim. If you can hardly stand on it you are not mowing it with a dixie I dont care if your god.
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Old 09-23-2001, 10:34 PM
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Nick, forgive my ignorance but, i can only assume from your post that your either very young or very unexperianced. I have been around this equipment for quite sometime but being in the business professionally only one year, i can assure you with the dixie your describing, yeah maybe it will hold a good hill, but sitting on your pc in NJ you cant possibly sit there and tell me what your machine will and wont do on the properties were describing. I am willing to bet qutie a bit that your anti-gravitational dixie will slide right to the bottom just as most of our equipment has. Rest assured i appreciate your response and i am glad you have all the faith in the world in your machine because i love dixies, in fact thats a good runner for my next machine. The atv tires do help but you can only do so much. So again not to be ignorant but i wouldnt be so cocky with a hill you have never been on or for that matter really seen. Thanks
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