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Early stages of zero turn mowers

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by BerksLawn, Nov 28, 2001.

  1. BerksLawn

    BerksLawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 149

  2. kutnkru

    kutnkru LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,662

    Looks more like the ground stages for a tractor pull than a grass cutter. I dont think it was a good idea non.the.less to put the caster wheels they chose on the front. I believe they would do more harm then good.
  3. KirbysLawn

    KirbysLawn Millenium Member
    Messages: 3,485

    Some people don't know junk when they on it. It will be interesting to see if anyone bids on that POS.
  4. SLS

    SLS LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mars
    Messages: 1,540

    Junk? That thing would make a excellent 'bumper car'! :D
  5. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    That's last years model homeowners mower for commercial use. :D

    Brad, could we put a flex deck on it??? :D
  6. edward hedrick

    edward hedrick LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 871

    looks like a Dixon proto-type
  7. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
    Messages: 4,830

    The tires are the only thing worth anything and he is taking them off. ;)
  8. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    It must be awesome, he adjusted the steering and it threw him off!!! :blush:
  9. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,699

    Jest at mowers like that if you must but remember if it wasn't for a mower like that then the ZTRs that we use today either wouldn't exist or would not be at the stage of developement that they are. This may very well have been the make and model that inspired Art Evans (Owner-Magic Circle a.k.a. Dixie Chopper) to make his first ZTR.

    If I lived closer I certainly would pick this bad boy up and reburbish it.
  10. SLS

    SLS LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mars
    Messages: 1,540

    Dang it, Richard! Thanks for killing "the illusion"! :angry:

    All this time I've been riding around on my Lazer, head held high, pretending it was the direct offspring of some massive bulldozer or a powerful military tank! Deftly manipulating those hrdro handles,...feeling rather snug and manly........mowing down everything in my path.......

    ...and now I'm going to be left thinking of that puny little "dune buggy" oh, the horror, the horror!...:cry: whaaa! :cry:

    Thanks for the let-down...... ;)

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