attachments, frame killers on z's?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by exmarklover, Apr 28, 2004.

  1. exmarklover

    exmarklover LawnSite Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 44

    Ok, I know that they make a few attachments for ztr's but are they good on your frame? I am considering making a snow plow attachment for my z but is that a good idea or is it too much for the frame to handle? Has any one out there done this?
  2. exmarklover

    exmarklover LawnSite Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 44

    one other thing I have a lazer ct so it is not as a heavy frame as the larger models.
  3. chuckers

    chuckers LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 657

    i have a grasshopper and they make the snow removal attachments etc for them so im guessing yes
  4. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,699

    I'm guessing that almost any commercial Z should be able to handle attachments. Check with your dealer and see if putting attachments on the mower will void the warranty.
  5. cantoo

    cantoo LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,910

    You gotta be reasonable when adding attachments. I put a 300lb sprayer tank above the motor on my Mtd Pro Z and ended up ruining the rear wheel bearing on one side. Too much weight when doing side hills caused the problem. I should have done the flats first then the side hills or only fill the tank halfway.

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