Mower Lift

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by kfish, Jan 7, 2006.

  1. kfish

    kfish LawnSite Member
    Posts: 55

    Been using walk behind. Adding a Hustler Super Z this spring. What do you guys find works the best for you to get the mower up to change the blades?
     
  2. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
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    One front tire up the trailer gate.
     
  3. lawnspecialties

    lawnspecialties LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,513

    I have a ramp that drives up to my storage shed. I put car ramps on the ramp and drive my SuperZ right up. Put a tarp down on the side if its wet. An impact wrench is the key.
     
  4. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
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    I use a floor jack, works good for either type of mower, good incase you need to jack the truck or trailer up also
     
  5. Jason Rose

    Jason Rose LawnSite Fanatic
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    Take a look at these http://www.junglejimsap.com/jack.html

    I bought one (used) to use with my exmark when I had it. Man it sure was a slick working deal. Only thing I didn't like was that it was just another thing in my garage and I don't have any floor space to spare!

    A good hydraulic floor jack will do the same thing and lift just as high, some are hard to get under the deck though. Yes I said under the deck edge... That's where the jungle jack (and others like it) hook and lift. They can lift in just a second or 2 where the hydraulic jack has to be pumped and pumped.

    I still prefer the floor jack, it's multi purpose... I sold my jungle jack with the exmark when I sold it.
     
  6. chuck bow

    chuck bow LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 701

    jungle jack for sure best piece of extra stuff i bought in a long time , I also think that ballard makes one too not sure of price comparision
     
  7. Hermanator

    Hermanator LawnSite Member
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    Cheap cherry picker works great.
     
  8. wissel_landscaping

    wissel_landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    from ohio
    Posts: 262

    jungle jim works great but a super z 60" you have to be a big guy or else it takes 2 guys to lift that tank.
    i cant lift it by myself.
     
  9. ToroLandscaper

    ToroLandscaper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,177

    Go with toro and get a Z stand
     
  10. kfish

    kfish LawnSite Member
    Posts: 55

    I have a good rolling floor jack so hopefully that will slide under it. I would like an impact wrench but that would mean buying an air compressor.....
     

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