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Old 02-20-2005, 10:35 PM
topcat topcat is offline
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Trac Vac 462Z Questions

Questions to those having 462Z model - what's involved in attaching/detaching the unit from the mower, how does the boot hook to the mower's deck and finally what's the price range for the unit.
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Old 02-21-2005, 08:10 AM
Mower Man Mower Man is offline
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Have used them. It works!!!! Set up is most important.

A special hitch for only certain models is bolted too the unit. It stays on.
This gives the best fit & performance. Usually no holes need to be drilled.

The vac frame is then simply hung on the hitch similar to a 'tongue & grove' fit at the top, and usually only one bolt at the bottom helps to hold it in place, and keeps it from bouncing-shifting.

No tools needed to R & R the chute/boot which is special made to fit each mower, again for best fit, and vac performance.

A bracket is bolted to the deck, and many time the discharge chute doesn't need to be removed.
Chute/boot is simply set into place, and locks itself, or a long pin is used.

It's simple, robust, and one person can usually R & R the vac frame. to the only way to find out in your area.
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Old 02-21-2005, 08:11 AM
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On your 737 there is a quick attach plate. Undo 2 bolts and lift off. I used one on a M655 and 757. Worked great except the hose kept getting holes in it at the bend. Outside of that it is a good unit.
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