Bought a new to me walk behind

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by Phelps_lawncare, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. Kkane97

    Kkane97 LawnSite Senior Member
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    But this is a belt driven mower, they are typically slower than hydrostatic mowers...

    I dont want to start anything I voiced my views already
     
  2. Pressedun

    Pressedun LawnSite Fanatic
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    My issue with it would be operating a Z with 4000 hours and not realizing that it's at the end of it's life and planning appropriately for it...

    Not trying to be mean but I wouldn't buy a Z with that many hours with low cash flow and without a backup mower.
     
  3. Exmarkboy13

    Exmarkboy13 LawnSite Senior Member
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    they are pretty much the same. .25 mph doesnt really make a difference. ;)
     
  4. clydebusa

    clydebusa LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Man I am already missing the ZTR and I didn't own it.:cry:
    Just joking,, you did good, this next year get another mower.
     
  5. Phelps_lawncare

    Phelps_lawncare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 31

    i bought the mower new and haven't had a single problem out of it until now other than normal maintenance. the guy that bought it from me called me today and said he had the engine apart. he said the rod had some stress cracks and just had a weak point and it finally broke. it had many hours on it and i got well worth my money out of it! im planning on buying a new zrt soon.
     

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