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Collection system for Great dane

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by nitrotim, Mar 2, 2006.

  1. nitrotim

    nitrotim LawnSite Senior Member
    from nj
    Messages: 525

    A freind of mine is getting out of the buisness and called me today and offered me his great dane Chariot 61" with the kohler engine I believe its 25 HP liquid cooled. It has 86 hrs on it and I can probably buy it between 4500 and 5000. He told me GD dealer said that gd doesn't make a collection system for it. Does anybody have one of these with an after markect system on theirs. I would prbobably only use this mostly for leaves in the fall and a few larger properties I cut that I don't bag/
  2. Daneman

    Daneman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 154

    Protero and PECO both make aftermarket collection systems for the Danes
  3. guntruck

    guntruck LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 527

    The Peco collection system is the one we had which is was decent. It did the job well and was reliable and built tough, the only problem that was annoying was that it kept popping off the deck whenever it hit something like a root etc. Problem was easily solved and overall a nice unit.
  4. joe7588

    joe7588 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 44

    I have a protero vac was happy with performance, but the construction left something to be desired. Brackets were constantly breaking and the shroud
    around the fan had to be replaced at 250hrs of use.

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