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Demo'd a Turf Tracer HP 54

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Hell on Blades, May 31, 2010.

  1. Hell on Blades

    Hell on Blades LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 514

    Turned in my demo on Friday morning. WOW WOW WOW ...

    This machine outperformed my current mower by leaps and bounds. Yards that were double cut all spring aren't any longer. Yards that were scalping around certain areas are not.

    One specific spot I did scalp was at the base of a 25 degree hill, around several trees. Fortunately it was in my own yard, and I wanted to test its limits.

    It went so well, that I pick up my new 48" tomorrow !!!

    :laughing::laughing:
     
  2. Exmark#1

    Exmark#1 LawnSite Member
    from MO
    Posts: 109

    What engine are you getting on your new 48?
     
  3. tacoma200

    tacoma200 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,427

    How much did that set you back. I hear the larger units are pretty expensive depending on where you live?
     
  4. ToroLandscaper

    ToroLandscaper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,177

    Congrats on the new purchase, I have a 48" Turf Tracer and really like it. The only suggestion I have is to put fluid film on the deck while it is new and continue to do so ever so often, this will prevent build up under the deck. The only problems I have had with the Turf Tracer HP I have is that in wet conditions it will sometime clump a bit, and having the deck scraped ad sprayed with fluid films prevents deck build up which prevents clumping.

    Exmark Turf Tracers are BY FAR the best walk behind on the market.
     
  5. Hell on Blades

    Hell on Blades LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 514

    I've got the 19hp Kaw on it. The dealer happened to have a new 2009 still in the shop.
     
  6. Hell on Blades

    Hell on Blades LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 514

    Update -- Picked up the mower today. Did not get the 19 with electric start -- opted for the 17 with recoil. I like to keep things simple and the electric start is just another thing to go wrong.
     
  7. rm25x

    rm25x LawnSite Member
    Posts: 187

    17 is still plenty for a 48 walk behind. Congrats.
     
  8. Southside Lawn Services

    Southside Lawn Services LawnSite Member
    Posts: 77

    I have an 08 TTHP 48" w/ the 19 electric start. I've never had a second of problems and love not having to pull start on my 12th job of the day when it's 100* outside.
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  9. Exmark#1

    Exmark#1 LawnSite Member
    from MO
    Posts: 109

    What does a new tthp cost these days? With a 48" deck and electric start engine.
     
  10. Tall Rider

    Tall Rider LawnSite Member
    Posts: 118

    $7000-7200 around here. B.S. if u ask me
     

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