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Old 02-01-2012, 10:43 AM
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Oh man i need 1 of those.
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Old 02-01-2012, 10:56 AM
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Better be careful on that thing, weights or not on the front. This is however a great idea for flat ground, but it seems like a compact ZTR would be a much better choice. Besides all that extra weight will probably cause it to rut worse than a Compact ZTR that has much wider tires. Gotta give someone credit for thinking outside the box though!
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Old 02-01-2012, 12:42 PM
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Protero also makes one. This actually had a vac on the side to shred the leaves/grass. Scroll down to see it on the back.

I believe theirs is $2k with the vac. So cheaper than the piggyback.

http://www.proteroinc.com/new-product-release.html
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Old 02-02-2012, 09:52 AM
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Is Protero the one that has a reputation for poor Customer service?
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Old 02-03-2012, 10:05 AM
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Is Protero the one that has a reputation for poor Customer service?
Dont know. I have had one on my tank since 03 and still use it every year. Havent had to deal with their customer service at all in 9 years.
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Old 02-04-2012, 10:57 AM
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I have 2 JD Quick tracs. Both of them have tripple baggers on them. It is a must to bag our grass here so in a matter of hours I built racks for the back with triple bags, and I used a power flow system off a 717 JD. Works perfect!
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Old 08-09-2013, 12:16 PM
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I have 2 JD Quick tracs. Both of them have tripple baggers on them. It is a must to bag our grass here so in a matter of hours I built racks for the back with triple bags, and I used a power flow system off a 717 JD. Works perfect!
I know this is an old thread but... got photos of that setup? I'd love to do something like that w my v-ride
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Old 08-09-2013, 03:05 PM
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I know this is an old thread but... got photos of that setup? I'd love to do something like that w my v-ride
This seems like a good idea in theory, but having used different collection systems on ztrs I've owned it seems like the nature of the product and its fit on a stander would have some inherent flaws. The weight of a full peco hopper on a ztr really affects the way those machines handle even a small incline so I cant really imagine how it would fare hanging off the back of a stander, especially with no front counterweight. I get the idea of using a backpack blower to propel clippings/leaves to the hopper, but as someone stated earlier I cant see that creating any additional suction to prevent blowout from the deck the way that a pony motor driven impeller or even a belt driven impeller does. Plus I feel like some additional reduction of material is accomplished with the impeller system (a lot like a truck loader) which makes the whole operation a lot more efficient.
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Old 08-11-2013, 09:00 PM
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anyone use one of these thing or something similar?
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Old 10-28-2013, 09:02 PM
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Im in the process right now building one for my exmark vantage. I bought a full ultra vac system off a 52" lazer for $600 which was a steal. I got $100 in steel from the supply yard, and $150 for a day of welding from my shop mechanic and i should be set for under $900
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