new exmark?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mdb landscaping, Dec 12, 2000.

  1. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
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    i am going to purchase a new rider in the spring. after extensive research i think that exmark is the way to go. i like their new bagging system. i plan on buying the 23 hp kawisaki i think. my question is, does anyone know what those things are on the front two casters of the rider?

    http://www.exmark.com/ultraVacLarge.htm

    any other comments on the machine would be appreciated



    [Edited by mdb landscaping on 12-13-2000 at 01:59 AM]
     
  2. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
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    I'm not exactly sure what you're talking about, but if you are referring to a picture with the Ultravac, then the two things you are referring to are probably the weights that come with it. These are the two flat looking caps that go on top of the caster arms. Toro's are flat straps of steel that bolt to the arms and run all the way across. These help counter the weight in the rear end when the bags are full so the front end doesn't pop up as easily- especially going up hills.
     
  3. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
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    thanks runner. thats what i was thinking they were
     
  4. Cutter1

    Cutter1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,251

    They only make the weights for the full size laser and ultra vac. I asked the other day, because I was having problems going up hills with full bags on my laser hp.
     

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