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Old 07-22-2012, 03:17 PM
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Super Z Grass Blow Back

When mowing above 4 inches, I get a lot of grass and dust blowing out of the front of the mower and back into my face and seat area. Can you recommend a solution for this?
I am thinking about fabricating a front curtain to try and reduce the front gap between the deck and grass.
I have also heard that Hustler may have a " blow out kit" but can't seem to find any information about it.

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Old 07-23-2012, 02:16 PM
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What model Super Z do you have? what deck size and model? XR7 or VX4?
If you can get me the model # that is 6 digits long and the serial # I can help you find a solution.

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Old 07-23-2012, 02:28 PM
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Super Z, year 2012 built in 2011.
Mod 301543837
Ser 3701264
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Old 07-23-2012, 02:42 PM
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Model
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Those model and serial #'s aren't Hustler #'s.
Your model will start with a 9 and is 6 digits long.
These #'s are located on a silver sticker about where your calf is, if your sitting in the seat of your mower.

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Old 07-23-2012, 02:49 PM
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How does this look? May have my file numbers mixed up.
Mower
Mod 929935
Ser 11011322

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Old 07-23-2012, 06:08 PM
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How does this look? May have my file numbers mixed up.
Mower
Mod 929935
Ser 11011322

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That is the right set of #'s.
Have you adjusted your front baffle down to the lowest position?

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Old 07-23-2012, 06:17 PM
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Actually I didn't know there was a baffle to adjust. I have only raised and lowered the whole deck. I typically cut across the range of 3.5 inches to 5 inches depending where I am in the yard. I will have to do my homework!
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Old 07-26-2012, 06:41 PM
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PJ - The baffle was mounted in the standard position. I changed it to the lowest holes or about 1/2 inch. Directionally, there is less debris blowing up into the seating area and my face but I still get a reasonable amount of dust/debris when cutting over dryer areas. Due to the weather and slope areas, I am cutting at 4.5 to 5.25 inches. Do you have any other suggestions?

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Old 07-30-2012, 12:59 PM
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With the conditions we are having right now in this drought, it may be time to change to a lower lift blade or gator blades.
Part # 600901 is the low lift blade.
Part # 794230 is the Gator blade.
These are both Hustler part #'s.

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Old 08-06-2012, 10:15 PM
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Can you tell me the difference between the two blades? What is the advantage of the Hustler Gator blade?
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