1. R & R Yard Designs

    R & R Yard Designs LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 646

    How are you guys doing
    We are getting our zspray max on the 14th of april and i would like to know what would you guys do as soon as you get it. Anything you can think of would be great. Any help tools or thing that will make the jobs easy
    Any tips to make the machine last longer

    Thanks guys russ
     
  2. aaronmg

    aaronmg LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 357

    Calibrate?
     
  3. R & R Yard Designs

    R & R Yard Designs LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 646

    Well yes i know that needs to be done. This will be our first zspray
     
  4. aaronmg

    aaronmg LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 357

    Pesticide license? Not saying you don't have one, but the looks of your equipment its the first piece that would need one...
     
  5. ted putnam

    ted putnam LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,539

    Check the grease in the casters and on the front wheels...seriously. When I got my 2011, the front wheel bearings had a little grease on them but someone had forgotten to fill them with grease once mounted. Just overlooked at LT Rich( they were slammed with orders). Very minor oversight but don't just take it for granted that they are full of grease...

    I use Amsoil products. I spray what few parts that are mild steel with Amsoil HD metal protector. Great stuff. Helps fend off rust.

    Enjoy that Badboy!
     
  6. R & R Yard Designs

    R & R Yard Designs LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 646

    I have a license for two states and have had it for 11 years just cause it is not in the list of stuff means nothing. But i have used a permagreen for the last two years that used from a friend. This one we are buying new and just want to know of any little tricks from guys that own them
     
  7. aaronmg

    aaronmg LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 357

    I'm a ground logic guy...The z guys can run circles around me as in production....
     
  8. Raymond S.

    Raymond S. LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 979

    Probably post a pic up in lawnsite... :)
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  9. master gardener

    master gardener LawnSite Member
    from Mich
    Posts: 26

    Check the air in the rear tires. Mine kept going flat and I had to put tubes in them.
     
  10. Cadzilla

    Cadzilla LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 899

    Put it up on the wheelie bars and ride a good wheelie out.

    Thats the first thing I do. :walking:


    My advice is calibrate it all you want, bu be careful with your loads. I find running the so called label rates for weed control for a low volume machine is too hot and un necessary.

    Especially for new operators.

    Theres a sweet spot depending on what size lawns you do, how good you are, how crappy you are, the weather, weed pressure etc etc the list goes on.

    Example...Labels with the 1/3rd gallon tips are going to tell you to run it at 4.5 ounces per gallon. Thats great if you're doing soccer fields but if you're doing half acres with some 5000 square footers mixed in or some highly landscaped unusually shaped areas where you aren't maintaining 5 MPH... 4.5 is way too hot.

    Just some thoughts others may disagree with but I have nearly 10,000 hours on Zmax's. over the last 8 years.
     

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