Bagging Options

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Guido, May 27, 2000.

  1. Guido

    Guido LawnSite Silver Member
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    Is there any other options for bagging with a Exmark Lazer Z besides a trac-vac system. I just don't like the way the hose comes around the side like that, but there is probobly no other way to go. Does anyone use any trac-vac units. I was also wondering how they worked on sucking up those leaves. Thanks in advance!<p>----------<br>&quot;guido&quot;<br>David M. Famiglietti
     
  2. accuratelawn

    accuratelawn LawnSite Senior Member
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    I use a bag that fits on the side of the deck (like a walk behind). It works o.k.<br>In heavy grass you must double cut, with the bag on for the second pass. A little more time, but reduces your clippings by about 70%. On and off is a second. Cost $335 vs $1800+.<br>I use this on a 60&quot; Lazer.
     
  3. Guido

    Guido LawnSite Silver Member
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    Is the bag made by Exmark or is it aftermarket??<p>----------<br>&quot;guido&quot;<br>David M. Famiglietti
     
  4. accuratelawn

    accuratelawn LawnSite Senior Member
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    After market<br>Accellerator<br>I think grass gobler makes one also<br>Mine has not bracket..just on and off.
     
  5. Prime Seasons

    Prime Seasons LawnSite Member
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    Hey, quick response here. Had Exmark trac vac w/ 8 hp ic motor. This was about 500 lbs. dry weight including weight kit on front of 60&quot; mower. This unit sucks up every thing, including pets and small children. However, it has limited capacity, more maintenance ( another motor) etc. <p>Now, Exmark is coming out with the Ultra series vac system. This has an extra shieve on the drive spindle to drive a impellor assembly. Very slick, I have one on a 48&quot; hp lazer. Is not yet available on the 60 or 72 models, but give them time, eh? Cost for 48&quot; unit, $1,200.<p>gus
     
  6. mikeslawncare

    mikeslawncare LawnSite Member
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    Here's a site you might find interesting, unit comes with a spindle driven blower.<p>www.turfspecialty.com
     
  7. Guido

    Guido LawnSite Silver Member
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    Thanks Guys!!<p>----------<br>&quot;guido&quot;<br>David M. Famiglietti
     

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