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Back side problems

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jsaunders, Jun 7, 2003.

  1. jsaunders

    jsaunders LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,781

    Having demoed a z, my but is sore. Did everyone have the same problem when they went to a z from w/b's with sulkies? My lawns are really bumpy which helps:p
  2. the scaper

    the scaper LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 690

  3. 1grnlwn

    1grnlwn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,261

    What Z did you try? Did it have deluxe seat?
  4. thfireman

    thfireman LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 541

    I bought the Sentar that has the saddle seat. Everyone said I would be hurting from using that type of seat but so far no problems. New suspension is nice ans can be adjusted. Not sure why you would be hurting unless you have no suspension at all.:confused:
  5. Shady Brook

    Shady Brook LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 1,517

    Mine gets sore sometimes also. I sit on mine about 8-9 hours a day. If it is hot, humid, or bumpy conditions, it only makes it worse. Short selection may help, and also not wearing a wallet. It gets better, well worth it to have a Z rider.

  6. LawnMower

    LawnMower LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 653

    I find that if I take the rear of my grass collections system off, and leave the front wheal weights on, it’s hard on my rear end. So I either have to leave all the collection system on…I hate that. Or take it all off…. Then my rear end is fine. I only have it on when im using it. My Bobcat Z is a race horse with out all that weight and size. It won’t turn for beans with the front weights on and the hopper off the rear.
  7. jsaunders

    jsaunders LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,781

    It was a kubota with a suspension seat- I guess I didn't have it adjusted right.
  8. tru cut

    tru cut LawnSite Member
    Posts: 103

    If it is a ZD the seat has a peice of plywood in it to actavate the safty switch. I had to change the seat bottom on mine because after about 1.5 to 2 HRS my but hurt.
  9. brucec32

    brucec32 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,403

    Try flipping the seat down : )
  10. kickin sum grass

    kickin sum grass LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 628

    try letting a few psi outtat the back tires. We run them a few pounds under and it makes a world of difference in the way it rides. Make sure not to takes to much out, only a few pounds.

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