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Old 06-09-2000, 11:55 AM
Darin Darin is offline
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I have just got me a Toro Z Master and when I make my zero turns I am putting circular spots in the yard, I mean it is eating the grass up. Is there a trick to eliminating this. I'm sure it is probably the way I am operating it, but I don't know. If I don't learn how to operate it I'm going to have to call my lawn care buisness, "CROP CIRCLE LAWN CARE.
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Old 06-09-2000, 02:36 PM
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The secret is.... I could tell you but then I'd have to.....
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Old 06-09-2000, 02:38 PM
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Keep both wheels turning, you are brakeing your inside turning wheel!<br>
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Old 06-09-2000, 06:47 PM
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one wheel forward, one wheel backward.
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Old 06-09-2000, 11:23 PM
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I have a toro z-master and you can do all the forward backward you want they still scuff you will find the tires on the 200 seris better I talked to a dealer and he said that the tires on the 200 wear out faster but they don't scuff he said you will probably have to replace them every season. I guess you have to sacrifice<br>
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Old 06-10-2000, 07:55 AM
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Take an hour and go to a city park or open area and run around for a while. It does take practice to be a good operator and like Kevin said above , you have to keep both wheels turning, if you dont you pivot and that digs lawn and eventually loses customers. Good Luck
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Old 06-11-2000, 12:33 AM
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Thank you!
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Old 06-13-2000, 12:13 AM
Jim B Jim B is offline
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There is actualy no such thing as &quot;Zero Turn&quot; without scuffing. I use sort of a &quot;T&quot; type turn. As I come to the end of a pass I curve slightly then curve oposite in reverse then proceed with the next pass.
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Old 06-13-2000, 06:57 AM
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Darin, don't worry about making a true Zero-turn. Use the &quot;t&quot; turn like JIM B says and after you complete your stripes, make your borders passes to get the little spots where you turned. Good luck, Bill
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Old 06-13-2000, 07:42 AM
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Save the zero-radius turns for industrial sites (keep both wheels turning), and use a three-point (&quot;T&quot; if you will) type on residentials.<p>----------<br>Dave in S.Ontario<br>www.cutntrim.com
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