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Exmark - suspension seat

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ken0564, Feb 27, 2011.

  1. ken0564

    ken0564 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 141

    I'm looking at adding the Michigan Susp seat to couple of Exmark units this year. My question...is this the same seat found on Gravely units? I am not familar with Gravely but returned last week from demo show and those Gravely seats were sweet. They appear in pics to be the same. Thanks for input.
  2. ken0564

    ken0564 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 141

    any info???:confused:
  3. dtc0207

    dtc0207 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 222

    What kind of Exmark do you have now and what seat
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  4. bobo316

    bobo316 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 130

    i ordered one last year,when it came in i wasnt impressed at all.the price was 800 i think ,me and the dealer thought it was way too much for it. good luck
  5. chesterlawn

    chesterlawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 704

    $800 seams way high, you could buy a nice couch for that. There are some at Northern Tools that are alot cheaper and good quality.
  6. ken0564

    ken0564 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 141

    Lazer Z with standard factory seat.
  7. mowerbrad

    mowerbrad LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,268

    The Michigan suspension seats are awesome. Yes, they are the same seat that is found on gravely's as well as options on most other mowers.
  8. Painting Stripes 11

    Painting Stripes 11 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 45

    u can buy a next lazer z seat brand new for 300
  9. lotsagrass

    lotsagrass LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 783

    I bought the 'Michigan' suspension seat from Northern Tool like others have. It's a very comfortable seat and appears to be built well. It' MUCH more comfortable than my old factory seat that had no suspension. My back was starting to hurt with the old seat. This new one is great.

    Here it is on my mower:



  10. ken0564

    ken0564 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 141

    is that black seat hotter then the standard gray? I had read debates on that in another thread.

    Off topic...how do those type tires do on turf and what lead you to make the change?

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