ztr tire spinning issue on a sloped account

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by zackvbra, Dec 9, 2012.

  1. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
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    I don't know gene when you have to go the other direction the Walker just slides sideways. A lot of hilly stuff like ditch banks can't be cut up and down.
     
  2. BigGreen1

    BigGreen1 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
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  3. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
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    The poster was talking about a sloping back yard, not gullys or drainage ditch. Every mower has limitations but a mid-mount Z machine is very dangerous on slopes. My Hustler S/Z took me on a couple very wild slides at very unsispectingly times. It would slide on a small slope if the grass was damp when you least expect it to. Yes, the Walker does not do well going across a steep slop due to the weight shift but up and down you have compleat control.
     

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