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Old 09-08-2009, 05:59 PM
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Jim, it looks good but may need some more deck rollers (from looking at the cad photo anyway). BTW who owns Husqvarna as in what country of origin? Thanks r1
We've had these machines in the field for almost a year now. A large number of test machines were placed throughout the country in the hands of large fleet operators. Scalping or the lack of rear anti-scalp rollers hasn't come up as an issue.

Take a look at the photos above. The deck has been pulled back to within an inch or so of the rear wheels. Because the rear wheels are so close to the deck, I donít think there is a need for additional rollers. ... I think.

Am I missing something? Can you think of a situation where they might be benificial?

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Old 09-08-2009, 06:13 PM
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A shame, wasted opportunity for snatching customers. If some mfg came up with a 16-18gal capacity, it would allow 2 work days before needing a trip to the pump. Does anyone other than me hate daily pump visits?

Even with a LC motor like mine I'm still about 2 gallons short (12gal tank) on day two, which I compensate by hauling gas cans.
Bad Boy is one of the only ones I've ever heard of with that (18 gallon).
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Old 09-08-2009, 07:37 PM
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What's the length and weight?
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Old 09-08-2009, 07:49 PM
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What's the length and weight?
I'll get those numbers for you tomorrow.

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Old 09-08-2009, 07:56 PM
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A shame, wasted opportunity for snatching customers. If some mfg came up with a 16-18gal capacity, it would allow 2 work days before needing a trip to the pump. Does anyone other than me hate daily pump visits?

Even with a LC motor like mine I'm still about 2 gallons short (12gal tank) on day two, which I compensate by hauling gas cans.
Boy, I hear ya. My thoughts as well. I petitioned for 18+ gallon capacity early in the design phase and lost that battle. As far as I know, Bad Boy is still the "King of Capacity" at 18 gallons. I wanted that crown, especially with today's big blocks. Can't win 'em all.

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Old 09-08-2009, 08:04 PM
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We've had these machines in the field for almost a year now. A large number of test machines were placed throughout the country in the hands of large fleet operators. Scalping or the lack of rear anti-scalp rollers hasn't come up as an issue.

Take a look at the photos above. The deck has been pulled back to within an inch or so of the rear wheels. Because the rear wheels are so close to the deck, I donít think there is a need for additional rollers. ... I think.

Am I missing something? Can you think of a situation where they might be benificial?
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You might be right, but in my experience you can never have too many rollers!
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Jim, do they build Huskies in NE? & Who sells them in the Baltimore-D.C. area? Thanks, r1
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Old 09-09-2009, 08:13 AM
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The underside of the deck looks allot like the 7 Iron deck. As does the back and the 21" blades. I will definitely have to demo one as soon as they are out. Do they offer a bagger for these?
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Old 09-09-2009, 10:36 AM
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80" from the back of the engine guard to the face of the front tires.

The 60" machine is right at 1300 pounds with fuel in the tanks.

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The underside of the deck looks allot like the 7 Iron deck. As does the back and the 21" blades. I will definitely have to demo one as soon as they are out. Do they offer a bagger for these?
Now that you mention it, I agree. It sure does look like a 7 Iron.

A bagger will be avialable. We're testing the design right now.

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