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fixed 5 14.29%
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Old 03-18-2010, 09:10 PM
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TTHP or Viking? or just floating/fixed deck hydro?

title says it all. fixed deck or floating for the hydro wb's?

for me itll be between the tthp and viking.
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Old 03-18-2010, 10:53 PM
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I vote for the floating deck...
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Old 03-18-2010, 11:04 PM
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I vote for the floating deck...
In reality tho, how much floating does a (I'm guessing) 3-400 pound deck do?
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Old 03-18-2010, 11:15 PM
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In reality tho, how much floating does a (I'm guessing) 3-400 pound deck do?
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I'm not sure I totally understand the question, but the best way to explain a floating deck is that it hugs the ground better and kinda "floats" as compared to a fixed deck. This will help cause less scalping. That's the best way I can explain it......
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Old 03-19-2010, 02:01 AM
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I'm not sure I totally understand the question, but the best way to explain a floating deck is that it hugs the ground better and kinda "floats" as compared to a fixed deck. This will help cause less scalping. That's the best way I can explain it......
yes, and the height of cut is changed in seconds, compared to minutes.
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Old 03-19-2010, 09:00 AM
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The floating deck is allways level no matter what hieght you have the deck at, and thats one of the reasons they cut better.
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Old 03-19-2010, 09:16 AM
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Ease of cutting height change alone is a good reason to go with the Tracer. Resale value is much higher too.
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Old 03-19-2010, 01:35 PM
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Floating Hydro W/B. Most versatile mower ever!
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Old 03-19-2010, 02:19 PM
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Ease of cutting height change alone is a good reason to go with the Tracer. Resale value is much higher too.
I agree. The last thing you want to mess with is height adjustments either via carrier frame or blade spacers.
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48 and up i would go floating. 36 and under the floating deck might not be worth the cost difference.
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