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Lets build a perfect ZTR

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Jerrys Lawn Service, Nov 17, 2000.

  1. Jerrys Lawn Service

    Jerrys Lawn Service LawnSite Member
    Posts: 155

    Ok nobody can agree on which company makes the perfect ZTR,
    so lets build our own LAWNSITE ZTR. Just put down sone ideas
    of things that you would like to see on our new mower!
    First things first it's gotta have a deep deck with plenty of air flow so it will have a great cut, after all it's the

    Good Luck!
  2. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
    Posts: 4,831

    It needs the DC VTC hydro system on it. :D
  3. John DiMartino

    John DiMartino LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,555

    Id give it the Ferris's IS suspension-but with a 27 Kawi L/c engine,the DC's extra cooling and filtration,and a deck like that of the BUSH HOG mulching dual blade deck,with 2 sets of conter rotating blades that can mulch into dust,and have a discharge chute,with the abilty to take off the top blades to discharge.Id like to have a PTO on the front of the ZTR too,to run blower,snowthrower,chemical pumps,and broom attachments that are available.Make the machine able to accept a 60 or 72" deck,on the same chassis,so you can pick and interchange them if need be.

    [Edited by John DiMartino on 11-18-2000 at 03:25 AM]
  4. Vandora Lawn & Landscape

    Vandora Lawn & Landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 386

    Put a 3 pt hitch on it too!
  5. Lazer

    Lazer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,446

    I actually like the 3pt hitch idea.

    My fear is when we're done, we'll have a piece of equipment that is more complex than the space shuttle and costs as much as the GDP of Portugal.
  6. John DiMartino

    John DiMartino LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,555

    we have to keep the weight down,3 ph wouldnt work-require to strong a frame and big hydro pump with valving and large resivourfor fliud take up.
  7. William Bachardy

    William Bachardy LawnSite Member
    Posts: 1

    would a GPS connected to a palm pilot with the right sofrware allow it to mow by itself?
  8. 1stclasslawns

    1stclasslawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 565

    Air ride seat with adjustable lumbar.
    Operater controled rear discharge chute.
    Blade tip speed of 19000+ who cares about regulations,
    Lawn mower speed of 20 mph in transport mode 15 in mow mode.
    An electric weed eater mounted on the left to weed eat around stuff while you mow.
    Head lites.
  9. HOMER

    HOMER LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,183

    Air conditioned cab for a dust free environment. Bose surround sound, 10 disc cd changer, 4wd for better stability on those long downhill slides.

  10. osc

    osc LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 502

    Flip up deck for easier cleaning and blade change.

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