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New Husqvarna PZ Commercial Midmount Z

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by JimQ, Sep 3, 2009.

  1. JimQ

    JimQ LawnSite Bronze Member
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  2. razor1

    razor1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,985

    Cool, a lotta tractors come from that neck of the woods.
     
  3. Grass Cake

    Grass Cake LawnSite Senior Member
    from Zone C
    Posts: 299

    what a co-inkydence :rolleyes:

    looks good sir
     
  4. CHRIS MELROSE

    CHRIS MELROSE LawnSite Member
    from MIDWEST
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    Has anyone mentioned that the PZ is suppose to have some 2-speed hydro capable of 18-mph transport speed?
     
  5. highlander316

    highlander316 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 332

    similar to the JD 1600wams?
     
  6. JimQ

    JimQ LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,139

    Shhhhh. That's top secret.

    Yeah, shortly after the pump and wheel motor version is launched, we're launching a machine with Hydro-Gear 5400's. The 5400 is an integrated system with variable displacemnt wheel motors. 18MPH transport will put a smile on your face. :laugh:

    Q
     
  7. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,062

    D@mn Jim Q...

    It looks like all my criticism has been directed to good use and motivated you guys to finally build a lawn mower.

    The design is looking good.
    Has the materials, process, quality, and QC checks improved also?

    If so, you guys should send me one for Christmas or something.
    And if I like it, I'll mail you a Christmas card with a priceless piece of "setup adjustment" information on 60" decks with three 21" blades. I have almost 5 seasons now of experience running that setup.
     
  8. JimQ

    JimQ LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,139

    Ha! Thanks Envy. Nice of you to stop by and say Hi.

    I think we've got all of our ducks in a row. I'm excited about this one.

    I forgot to mention another cool feature. The entire operator platform including seat, levers, and foot plate is isolated from the rest of the machine. It floats on rubber isolators to take out vibration and smooth out the ride.

    Q
     
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2009
  9. JShe8918

    JShe8918 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 941

    hmmmmm. Might give me a reason to swap back to husqvarna... I loved my first husky as far as taking a beating, but the cut quality wasn't there. Now my scag has all the cut quality and seems to need work every now and again. I am curious to know how this new deck performs. It looks good on paper but out in real world applications we shall see. Oh.... AND 18MPH on a latter model!!!!! WOW...
     
  10. JimQ

    JimQ LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,139

    We have a couple of these placed with a local crew. I was out with them last week doing some collection system testing. I watched in amazment as one one their operators laid these down. (Nice work Jason) I was so impressed, I had to snap a photo. Collection system installed, no roller.

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    Q

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