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Poll of who has rops on their zero turn

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by marcuslawnguy, Aug 10, 2009.


Do you have ROPS on your machine

Poll closed Aug 20, 2009.
  1. Yes

    26 vote(s)
  2. No

    43 vote(s)
  1. Redcloud35

    Redcloud35 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 38

    I don't have a set for my tank, but I wish I did, there are some lawns in my area that I would feel more comfortable mowing if I had a set.:)
  2. B&M

    B&M LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 333

    Our bob-cat did not come with a set.
  3. kh971

    kh971 LawnSite Member
    from GA
    Posts: 10

    My Snapper Pro 52" has a Kawi 25hp motor and it will do a wheelie no problem, hell yeah I kept mine on!!! Too much motor for the frame.
  4. tharrison57

    tharrison57 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 7

    The Z(illion) D(ivot) 331 came with it. Always run with it down due to branches, but it does make it VERY hard to drain the can while filling the tanks.
  5. SperaLandscaping

    SperaLandscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 222

    I have mine on but folded down. It works really great for pruning low branches on trees.
  6. havok1359

    havok1359 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 20

    I have mine on my machine still. It stays down most of the time b/c of low limbs. If I am servicing a property that has a steep incline its there waiting for me. At the same time, its where i located my after market lights so when I cut in early a.m. or late in evening hours I will have light. I wouldnt buy a mower that didnt have it included. Thats showing you which mower companies to run with.
  7. tharrison57

    tharrison57 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 7

    And I forgot ..... if anybody can tell me how to convert it to a weight rack for suitcase weights, I'd REALLY like to know ! :clapping:
  8. marcuslawnguy

    marcuslawnguy LawnSite Member
    Posts: 117

    I'm thinking about pulling my rops off. I wonder will I notice and improved gas with the rops removed?
  9. mikeylikesit5805

    mikeylikesit5805 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Kent OH
    Posts: 336

    I cant imagine the ROP weighs more than 30-50LBS, and its not like it causing wind drag.I would leave it on.
  10. marcuslawnguy

    marcuslawnguy LawnSite Member
    Posts: 117

    do most of the badboys come with rops? Most of the ones I have seen don't have them along with cub cadet. Do you guys with those mowers ever come into any close calls and wish you had them. I hate how when the rops are folded down they rattle right behind my head. That gets very annoying.

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