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are hour meters not standard on the tthp?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawnwizards, Mar 7, 2008.

  1. lawnwizards

    lawnwizards LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,439

    i just picked mine up on monday and either i'm missing it or it doesnt have an hour meter. i figured for 6200, the least they could do is add an hour meter. do they not come standard? thanks.

  2. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    I don't think any Wb's come with one...
  3. lawnwizards

    lawnwizards LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,439

    it seems like when i was demoing there that almost all of them had one on them. maybe you gotta ask for it. who knows. anyway, does anyone know where to get one? i know the sendek (sp?) i think arent that reliable.
  4. lazer 46

    lazer 46 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 521

    I buy a new TTHP every couple of years. It doesn't leave the dealership without an hour meter on it. I make my deal and make sure they throw in an hour meter. The last couple of hour meters have been Briggs&Stratton. Seem to work fine.
  5. lawnwizards

    lawnwizards LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,439

    i could have swore the one i demoed had a meter on it. i just thought they all did. i guess i need to contact my dealer and have them put one on.
  6. mowerbrad

    mowerbrad LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,268

    Most of the ones that I have seen/used I thought there was one on them.
  7. Chill "Cuts" Lawn Care

    Chill "Cuts" Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    from NC
    Messages: 47

    Take it back to the dealer and tell them they forgot the hour meter! No big deal.
  8. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Former Moderator
    Messages: 6,073

    The only walkbehind in the eXmark line to come factory with an hour meter, is the Turf Tracer. You will have to buy aftermarket.

  9. Landrus2

    Landrus2 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,021

  10. sydanna Lawn Care

    sydanna Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 113

    Mine didn't come with an hour meter either, I guess they just don't come with one. I ended up buying a digital one from a marine place for $50. I'm glad I did, makes regular maintenance routine.

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