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Z-Max Opinions

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by mx315, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. mx315

    mx315 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 394

    I'm in the process of taking our chemical apps in house and putting together the equipment. I want to have everything as streamlined as possible and get the best production I can. What's the good and/or bad about the Z-Max unit. There is another company in town that got one a few months ago and the operator loves it.
     
  2. gregory

    gregory LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,068

    not trying to be a smart ass but you might do a search there are some guys on here that have added different things to there max to get more out of them...that might give you some ideas or atleast somethings to think about..
     
  3. Pilgrims' Pride

    Pilgrims' Pride LawnSite Senior Member
    from MA.
    Posts: 481

    As Gregory said, you may do a search.
    I for one have been running a z-max for 6-7 years, maybe more and still love the thing. I pull a tow-behind aerator with it, I have done many specialty sprays through it. I have in fact come up with a liquid fert to run through it too.

    I think maybe if I did it over again I might go a size smaller to fit through gates.
    Other than that it has been amazing. The production I can get done working alone is just great.

    LT Rich has always been top notch.
    Whatever I need, whenever I need.

    They can customize your set up to best meet your needs.

    I'd say get the z. You'll be glad you did.
     
  4. mx315

    mx315 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 394

    I've done some searchs, but not any real reviews of them. We have a lot of commercial properties that are pretty open and easy to get to. The Z looks like better option for larger properties than some of the other ride on's.
    Pilgrim - I did talk to a local guy that has one and his only complaint was the pump being replaced several times. LT support told him that he shouldn't run liquid fert through it. Care to share your secret for liquid fert?
     
  5. gregory

    gregory LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,068

    i dont think you will find any other machine that can cover the sq ft that the max can.. i only have a jr and love it...i dont have any problems with my jr had it since '07. but i only use it for my yard.. which is an arce of turf...
     
  6. Cadzilla

    Cadzilla LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 899

    Everything good. Nothing bad. No better customer service on the planet.

    Been an owner since 2007.
     
  7. mx315

    mx315 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 394

    Thanks for input guys. I'm pretty much sold on it, just wanted to ask around here.
     
  8. gregory

    gregory LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,068

    have you test drove one yet? after i did i was sold..
     
  9. mx315

    mx315 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 394

    I haven't, the closest dealer is 8 hours away.
     
  10. gregory

    gregory LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,068

    i live in ft myers there is a dealer here in town.. i am only 2hrs away..
     

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