Tried the T, Z, and GL out at the GIE...my take

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by DA Quality Lawn & YS, Nov 2, 2013.

  1. americanlawn

    americanlawn LawnSite Fanatic
    from midwest
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    Our mowing outfit uses ZTR stand-on mowers. (like Z-Sprays). They are limited on hills/slopes and wet turf. Going up hills is dangerous -- popping wheely's just before they tip over. Zero turning on wet turf also causes turf damage.

    Ground Logic is merely an improved Permagreen. Good luck with that unless you are a serious LCO.

    We tried the Ground Logic, and we tried (all sizes) of Z-Sprays.

    We run three T3000's. Here's a photo of two of my T-Men who just rolled in. One of these T's treated 31 lawns today (over 750,000 square feet).

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  2. Service 1st Lawn Care

    Service 1st Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
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    Can put my Z on any hill you can put your T on Period.
    So you use ZTR mowers does that mean your guys are tearing turf?
    Maybe if the turf is wet you just make a little wider turn (Duh)
    31 lawns, average day nothing special.
     
  3. DA Quality Lawn & YS

    DA Quality Lawn & YS LawnSite Fanatic
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    750k sq ft of turf in one day is quite a jag.
     
  4. Service 1st Lawn Care

    Service 1st Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
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    750K sq ft worth of material and the T on a 3/4 ton pick-up almost don't believe it. Again an average day for a Z.:laugh:
     
  5. georgialawn88

    georgialawn88 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    wow my head is spinning! I have a PG now and want to buy another ride on for employee in a year but I don't even know where to start!
     
  6. georgialawn88

    georgialawn88 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I just went to the GL website and called. The guys were very helpful and very nice. answered every question I had. The only down fall is theyre in ohio. The only way I could demo this is to fly to Kentucky. haha. BUT they were super helpful. It seems to be build like a PG but better with less bells and whistles but does the same job. Something for me to think about in the future. Right now im running a PG
     
  7. rcreech

    rcreech Sponsor
    Male, from OHIO
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    I was so familiar with the PG Magnum and liked it so much that I bought my first GL without even trying it out. Since they we have bought 5 more. Got 3 more coming as after Jan 1st.

    Glad you called and they took care of you. I have NEVER had an issue of them not taking my call or calling me back.

    The GL is a glorified PG mag. Much nicer and easier to use.
    Can't say enough good about the unit.

    Plus they are 2-3000 less then other ride ons.

    Good Luck!
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  8. Cadzilla

    Cadzilla LawnSite Senior Member
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    I do a few sites that are 1 and 1.2 million square feet by myself in one day with a Z Max.
     
  9. georgialawn88

    georgialawn88 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Rodney creech,
    I did tell them I spoke to you via phone the other day. he obviously knew you and had kind words. I do have one last question. I know you said you use yours for 2 yrs then swap them out. How many hrs do you have on them at the end of 2 yrs and do you usually have any problems at all inbetween then?

    Thanks,
    Thomas
     
  10. CHARLES CUE

    CHARLES CUE LawnSite Silver Member
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    That's pretty good I did 952 th buy my self with my T last week that was non stop spreading fert and spot spraying weeds. hit them as you go. oh yes I had a trailer

    All these rideons beat the hell out of spreader or dragin a hose

    Charles Cue
     

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