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Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by 360lawncare, Apr 6, 2013.

  1. 360lawncare

    360lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 962

    I know this is probably dumb to ask but here it goes. I just bought a husqvarna MZ5225 is it okay to step on the mower deck itself to get one and off this mower?
  2. Greg78

    Greg78 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,010

    Don't know on that mower, never seen one. I do it on my Dixie Chopper Classic and my Exmark Lazer.
  3. OnMyOwn

    OnMyOwn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 372

    I mever step on a deck. Why chance it?
  4. weeze

    weeze LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,254

    if it's a residential mower then no don't ever step on the deck but if it's a commercial mower then yes you have to step on the deck to get up onto it unless you have really long legs.
  5. newz7151

    newz7151 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Tejas
    Posts: 2,419

    unless you step on from the front like all NORMAL people do on a commercial z mower with the mid mount deck?!
  6. Greg78

    Greg78 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,010

    Guessing you've never tried to step onto a Dixie Chopper from the front!!!
  7. Blades Lawn Maintenance

    Blades Lawn Maintenance LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Baton Rouge, La
    Posts: 1,233

    I don't know anybody that does that
  8. Isenberg Lawn Care

    Isenberg Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Posts: 61

    Crawl up over the back... :D
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  9. Colaguy

    Colaguy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 599

    Hop over the engine into the seat. Pretend its a horse n your a cowboy.
  10. newz7151

    newz7151 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Tejas
    Posts: 2,419

    Well, why don't you all? Somebody posted a photo recently of their new Hustler and BadBoy, and the BadBoy even had an extra step plate attached to the front of the mower. What is the big deal about getting on from the front between the caster wheels? Unless you've got an attachment mounted to the front it's the easiest access to the operators position.

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