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My new Grandstand

Discussion in 'Toro' started by lilweeds, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. robertsturf

    robertsturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,402

    No that is not correct!. I have 3 different contacts with Toro, 2 national and 1 regional sales rep and they are all on vacation.
     
  2. lilweeds

    lilweeds LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 595

    What do you need a sales rep for?
     
  3. robertsturf

    robertsturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,402

    He handles the local dealer issues with recalls, bulletins and other issues like the problems we are dealing with.
     
  4. LawnScapers of Dayton

    LawnScapers of Dayton LawnSite Silver Member
    Male, from Dayton, OH
    Posts: 2,571

    how about that TSB.........
     
  5. Bob_n_weave

    Bob_n_weave LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 375

    I have 70 + hours on my Grand Stand. The only problem I have is sometimes the Deck will lower by itself when in the locked raised position. Seems it only takes a bump too cause the lever too unlock. When Im going on/off Trailor I have to watch closely or the blades will scrape where Ramp / Trailor connect.

    Any suggestions Toro ? I really hate nicking my blades up because of this.
     
  6. The Toro Company

    The Toro Company LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 354

    Bob_n_weave -

    We're glad to hear your GrandStand is performing well. As for the deck "jumping" out of the transport position when being trailered, an easy solution is to move the HOC pin into the 5" position after the lever is placed in the transport position. Then if the lever jumps out of transport it will catch on the pin and prevent the deck from dropping too low. Hope that helps.

    - The Toro Company
     
  7. Perry Lawn & Landscape

    Perry Lawn & Landscape LawnSite Member
    Posts: 18

    I am having trouble with the cable, brake, loose hardware, vibration in the covers also all have been giving me problems too! But its cut is the best ive ever seen!! love the mower.
     
  8. lilweeds

    lilweeds LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 595

    I hear the fix for the cable will be out soon, it will pull the plate the full throttle instead of push.
     
  9. LawnScapers of Dayton

    LawnScapers of Dayton LawnSite Silver Member
    Male, from Dayton, OH
    Posts: 2,571

    I am still trying to get 8mph of the mower.....6.5 is the best I have gotten
     
  10. Bigkaluna

    Bigkaluna LawnSite Member
    Posts: 7

    Very Nice info. I bought the first Grandstand in April out here in Iowa. We had a few nuts fall off while mowing but have replaced them with locking nuts. The parking brake does fall down as well as the deck arm. We put are cutting height pin at the 5" mark and it holds deck better in travel.

    My dealer is great on all the issues of this new machine. the mower is great and once all the bugs are out it will be that much better.
     

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