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Old 10-02-2008, 01:33 AM
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Glad you weren't hurt. You were lucky that you were able to jump clear when the control levers would have been a hindrance for getting off. Curious, were you able to find neutral quickly to spread the levers apart or did you slip out without them spread apart?

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Jim,

Regardless of the answer you get... all ZTR controls should be break-away type (open anywhere) or between the legs like Great Dane.

I call the other type "trapsticks".
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Old 10-02-2008, 09:40 AM
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Jim,

Regardless of the answer you get... all ZTR controls should be break-away type (open anywhere) or between the legs like Great Dane.

I call the other type "trapsticks".
I think doing a breakaway control system would be saying to not use the seatbelt and roll bar, promoting "trying" to jump off, which may result to something worse, like getting squashed by the mower or roll bar.

Between the leg controls force you to put your hands only towards the middle, and people seem to like to have their hands spread apart, more straight out in front of the armrests.

The answer is, get a Stander, problems solved.

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Old 10-02-2008, 01:44 PM
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That slope looks like...

the slope down to my pond. I stay the hell away from it with my Z-Master.
Glad no one was injured.
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Old 10-02-2008, 06:26 PM
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Wow! I cant really understand what happened though.
Which slope were you mowing? The left looks mowed but the machine looks rolled from the right.
No way I would take a machine onto that ditch, with all that rock at the bottom. Also, the grass/weed on the right slope looks to spindly to take a machine on. That much visible dirt would mean loss of traction IMO.
Could you just explain a little more how it happened?
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Old 10-02-2008, 08:05 PM
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so thats what they look like underneath!
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Old 10-03-2008, 11:41 AM
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damn that has got to suck any major damage?
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Old 10-03-2008, 12:14 PM
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hey we do that once a week to change blades
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