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Old 02-04-2005, 11:16 PM
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How would you improve current ZTR's?

Maybe I'm too demanding, but I feel Exmark, Scag, Hustler etc are behind were they should be in research and development. Some of my improvements would be: make them lighter ( implement more aluminum), more capacity collection system( Super Z's Bac-Vac only holds 9 bushels) absurd for $2500, Suspention seat's standard and also anything over 48 inches needs a pivoting deck (like flex-deck). Any ideas on improvements, maybe some of the big manufacturers will listen?
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Old 02-04-2005, 11:52 PM
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I don't know. Think about how far mowers have come in the last 10 years. Much faster, much more power, greatly increased efficiency and the maneuverability doesn't even compare to years past. There is always room for improvement but I feel the manufacturers are on the right track.
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Old 02-04-2005, 11:58 PM
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Air conditioning.
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remote control
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Old 02-05-2005, 12:10 AM
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Done. They have robotic ones.
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Old 02-05-2005, 12:15 AM
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Done. They have robotic ones.
remote control that I could afford.
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Old 02-05-2005, 08:01 AM
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I think there's always room for improvements to the deck. They should be researching that constantly to keep improving cut quality in different conditions.
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Old 02-05-2005, 08:03 AM
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Air conditioning.

I want 2!!
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Old 02-05-2005, 08:30 AM
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A couple improvements that I would like to see are...

4 wheel drive on a Z.

A good mulching deck that will even mulch in the rain.

A real good suspension system that will allow me a more comfortable ride.

I'm sure I'll think of a few more later.
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Old 02-05-2005, 09:02 AM
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use handles for speed only and have foot pedals for steering.
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