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Old 07-15-2013, 02:10 AM
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Yes!! I will not mow when wet at all, no matter what. Good night!
Keep the suggestions coming!!
Only 2:45pm over here in Aus, so bit early for me to call it a night, but have a good rest all the same, Youll be ready for a new day when I hit the sack.

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Old 07-15-2013, 11:23 AM
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Only 2:45pm over here in Aus, so bit early for me to call it a night, but have a good rest all the same, Youll be ready for a new day when I hit the sack.

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Haha! This is pretty cool how we get a bunch of people from all around the world to discuss different topics!!
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Old 07-15-2013, 12:36 PM
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The stock rear tires are to narrow IMO.They rut really bad in wet conditions.I followed (a clear difference lawns )suggestions on switching to the 20x10x10 tires and it made a huge difference in rutting and also made the unit more comfortable to ride (softened the ride).I believe the width between larger wheels is now 35" so fitting through 36" gates is still no problem for me . Plus if its a tight fit the tires have room deflect some.Loosing trim edge with larger tires is not a factor to me as I found no real loss.

Always liked the idea of mulching but found it didn't work out for me in my region.I too found it clumped badly under the deck with the mulching kit.That's why I took it right back off.I made my own shoot blocker and mulch when conditions are ideal but side discharge most of the time.As far as lifting mower to scrape I bought an (Ohio Steel ztr lift)$160.00 from TSC .Also I definitely recommend Fluid Film for all your mower decks.
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Old 07-15-2013, 01:18 PM
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Thank you for the info Stonny, I appreciate it.
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Old 07-15-2013, 01:56 PM
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I also have 32 ferris hydro cut and it a great mower...like kajun said, it leaves a great cut! Its also easy to manuever and think it only weighs a little over 300lbs. Fantastic mower, paid 3400+tax brand new...
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Old 07-15-2013, 02:35 PM
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I also have 32 ferris hydro cut and it a great mower...like kajun said, it leaves a great cut! Its also easy to manuever and think it only weighs a little over 300lbs. Fantastic mower, paid 3400+tax brand new...
I'm gonna stick to my words of a Z because now I have lots of options of small Z's like I said before. But thanks anyways!!!!

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Old 07-15-2013, 02:39 PM
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Ya no worries man. Goodluck with the search!
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Old 07-15-2013, 02:55 PM
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Ya no worries man. Goodluck with the search!
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Old 07-15-2013, 05:04 PM
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If you go with the Gravely Compact Pro 34 you'll want to do the tire mod. The Compact Pro is more $ however the nice thing about that is if your main mower goes down you still have a Z to use. There were several guys on here who run the Gravely as their main mower, IIRC there was a thread where a member cut an acre in 17 minutes with the Gravely Compact Pro 34.
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Old 07-15-2013, 05:25 PM
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What sort of price is the Gravely 34?

It weighs 725 lbs, man that's heavy, definitely would need to do the tire upgrade! Almost twice the weight of the husky!

Not sure if Porcupine requires a catcher, but the gravely doesn't appear to have a rear mount bagger, it would be an accelerator. Only problem I can see with that is this makes it so wide, kind of defeating the purpose of having a narrow Z, ie trying to fit through a tree/garden bed while mowing or just a couple fruit trees planted together etc.

Im now trying to imagine the husky with those wide tires fitted, providing it doesn't make the machine too much wider for gates, then it would be an excellent mod!! could make the difference between mowing after some rain or not for the risk of rutting.
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