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Old 11-20-2013, 09:35 PM
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Best mower for slopes

Just figured I ask this question, what brand of zero turn mower does best on slopes? I have a few clients that are a pretty steep slope I'm planning on purchasing another zero turn and looking for do info on which mower holds the best on steep slopes. Thanks
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Old 11-20-2013, 09:38 PM
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Best mower for slopes

Scag turf tiger. Hands down. Mine would hang to the side of the house. They are awesome
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Old 11-20-2013, 09:42 PM
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What about the older scags?
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Old 11-20-2013, 09:42 PM
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The turf tiger is the only zero turn that will hold any steep hill.
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Old 11-20-2013, 09:44 PM
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The turf tiger is the only zero turn that will hold any steep hill.
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Old 11-20-2013, 09:46 PM
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The turf tiger is the only zero turn that will hold any steep hill.
I have an older scag 48 belt drive walk behind and love it. The only turf tigers for sale around me are either completely wore out or they want way too much money. I mean way too much. Almost the price of a new one.
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Old 11-20-2013, 11:23 PM
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A ZTR with steerable front wheels (that turn in conjunction with the rear wheels) will obviously hold a steep slope while going across it much much better than a ZTR with (non-steerable) casters on the front.

It's just common sense. Without the ability to turn the front wheels "uphill" to hold the slope, you're going to go down hill at some point.....and that point will be reached much sooner than with a ZTR that has steerable front wheels.

The only 2 ZTR's with steerable front wheels that come to mind at the moment are the Cub Cadet "Tank" (which you can get with either "lap bars" or a regular steering wheel) and the now discontinued "GizMow". These mowers will hold a slope as well as a regular lawn tractor.
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Old 11-20-2013, 11:42 PM
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Toro Grandstand does pretty well on steep slopes..
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Old 11-20-2013, 11:53 PM
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Just figured I ask this question, what brand of zero turn mower does best on slopes? I have a few clients that are a pretty steep slope I'm planning on purchasing another zero turn and looking for do info on which mower holds the best on steep slopes. Thanks
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Bad boy mower offers a disk break on the caster wheels for there outlaw and diesel mowers. They are great for slopes and striping.
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Old 11-21-2013, 12:12 AM
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my grandstand does pretty well on slopes. my John Deere 4x4 can do almost vertical hills.
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