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Old 08-26-2013, 09:39 PM
williams lcm williams lcm is offline
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actual mower cut height

It seems that the last few zero turns I have owned always start out new at the correct cut height.from JD to ferris. It seems like after 300hrs the height gets 1/2inch off. Does this happen to other zero turns ?and what causes this?
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Old 08-26-2013, 10:06 PM
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Tire wear perhaps
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Old 08-26-2013, 10:09 PM
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My exmark seems about a half off aswell. No big deal, just set it .5 higher and go
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Old 08-26-2013, 10:16 PM
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All my scags have done this also. No body can explain why this has happened. The real problem is that it can't be adjusted out. The dealer hasn't been able to nor the rep can't figure it out either. We have even placed calls into the manufacturer and they can't figure out the problem.
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Old 08-26-2013, 10:25 PM
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Metal stretches over time and what ever lift system you have all the mechanical components are getting slightly longer every bump the deck jumps on. This causes some, tire wear is another factor. What ever height stopping mechanism you have is also wearing too. All factors add up to a slightly off height.
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