Z425 Stripes

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by LsmithIII, Jun 19, 2008.

  1. LsmithIII

    LsmithIII LawnSite Member
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    These are some of the stripes I've been making with my John Deere Z425 48" Residential.

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  2. doubleedge

    doubleedge LawnSite Senior Member
    from ND
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    They look good.
     
  3. TheKingOfLawns

    TheKingOfLawns LawnSite Member
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    Nice job striping around the dog, that had to be a challange! :laugh:
     
  4. zemzabob

    zemzabob LawnSite Senior Member
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    Looks great cute dog to.
     
  5. lawnboy858

    lawnboy858 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Nice lines. Are you running a stripe kit?
     
  6. LsmithIII

    LsmithIII LawnSite Member
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    No, last year I made a striping attachment that striped really good, but I had to raise it everytime I backed up, (not worth the trouble). Then I bought a 48" wide brush I was going to mount to the deck as a striper, but I never came up with a good way to attach it. I've also tried a few different methods of dragging chains which works ok as long as they're not too long. I just noticed this year, that John Deere has a striping kit for my mower, its a brush, just like the one I bought, but it comes with its own mounting bracket. It costs about $100 bucks, not too bad, a roller kit would probably be better though. Eventually I'll either make or purchase a really good roller type stripe kit, but right now the mower does a pretty darn good job all by itself.
     
  7. deere615

    deere615 LawnSite Fanatic
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    looks really good!
     
  8. tls22

    tls22 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Nice work!:weightlifter:
     
  9. mnglocker

    mnglocker LawnSite Senior Member
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    I bought the brush kit yesterday and here's the results on my very dry stressed grass.
     
  10. lsu03

    lsu03 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 370

    i love my dad's 23/48 z425. it has more power than my grandfathers JD790 w/ a grooming mower in 6-8inch, thick grass. LOVE IT!!!
     

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