Scag cub hints????

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by fivestarlawnken, Mar 5, 2004.

  1. fivestarlawnken

    fivestarlawnken LawnSite Senior Member
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    Any guys know of any hints for running a 61" 25 hp kawi?? Blade setups,etc just any hints past the basics of mowing with a zero turn. And do you guys always choke your 25 hp kawi every time starting up.Today it was over 70 and I had to choke it every time I started it.Maybe its just the engine.:confused:
     
  2. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
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    I have a 15 and a 17 kawa and i have to choke them all the time to get them to crank, both dealers told me i would
     
  3. zturncutter

    zturncutter LawnSite Bronze Member
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    That is just normal for the Kawasaki, sometimes even in the summer if they cool down during lunch we have to choke ours at the first accounts after lunch.:cool:
     
  4. Shady Brook

    Shady Brook LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indiana
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    I use Exmark Highlift blades on my Cub. It works well with Doubles. I find Gators a terrible blade for this machine. I don't need to choke mine except first start in the morning, and after lunch on occasion. Just get lot's of practice...you will enjoy it.

    Jay
     
  5. fivestarlawnken

    fivestarlawnken LawnSite Senior Member
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    thanks for the help any others???????
     
  6. Shady Brook

    Shady Brook LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 1,517

    Buy a couple extra belts. Especially the drive belt for the hydro's, when it goes, you will be happy you had a spare.

    Jay
     

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