Bought my first ztr...

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mike payne, Feb 15, 2002.

  1. mike payne

    mike payne LawnSite Member
    Messages: 75

    I want to thank everyone for the advise on buying a new ztr. Today I bought a new 2001 Yazoo/Kees with a 52" deck and 25hoursepower Koler for 6600 dollars. I have 3 accounts that have large fenced properties, with 4 foot gates. I can get the 52" deck through their gates on an angle. The dealer also up graded the air filter, extra set of blades and an extra oil filter. I can't wait to start mowing again.
  2. slplow

    slplow LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 354

    I think you are going to find that the 52" will not go through 48'' gates. congrats on your new work toy.
  3. geogunn

    geogunn LawnSite Gold Member
    from TN
    Messages: 3,010

    I think he's saying he can angle uo to the gate, make a turn that will put the deck through and the straighten up on the way through.

    I have never done it with a ztr but many times I have gone through a 44 inch gate with my 48 WB.

  4. slplow

    slplow LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 354

    The problem is that the rear wheel base is about 50" wide . You could make with a 52" wb doing it that way. becauce the wheel base on most 52" wb's are 40" 45".
  5. Mark

    Mark LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 723

    Mike congrats on your new ZTR Rider. Hope you have much sucess with your purchase,youll increase production and it will be much easier on you.Good luck Marks Mowing Service

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