Finally received new Cincinnati laser to build Tedbrakes Mowers.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ted corriher, Sep 20, 2012.

  1. Jimslawncareservice

    Jimslawncareservice LawnSite Platinum Member
    from mn
    Messages: 4,143

    Me either. Sounds like it will be worse than BB rap.
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  2. Cummins343

    Cummins343 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 2,468

    I like what I see here. Best of luck to you and the future that lies ahead for you!:):usflag:
  3. All_Toro_4ME

    All_Toro_4ME LawnSite Bronze Member
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    subscribing.. interested in the outcome for this.
  4. RSK Property Maintenance

    RSK Property Maintenance LawnSite Bronze Member
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    good luck, but you will not create a better mower then scag or exmark, they are the best and most popular for a reason, they are built like tanks, especially scags, the stock spindles will last for close to 4000 hours, and for the brakes the brakes are only as good as the traction the front wheels have....stopping rarely an issue, if it is its operator error.
  5. ReddensLawnCare

    ReddensLawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,651

    Any updates? I had to search quite a whir to find this thread again. Where are you located as well
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  6. ztman

    ztman LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Looks like Ted fell off the face of the earth, last post was a long time ago
  7. orangemower

    orangemower LawnSite Silver Member
    from pa
    Messages: 2,768

    If the traction is at "zero" as in a caster wheel/tire rolling and spinning freely, then brakes make ALL the difference in the world. A wheel/tire that can spin in any direction doesn't require traction. It's simply rolling over everything. Add brakes and you'll need traction for them to work. Even with a smooth tire on the front, the braking ability will be better then none at all. That little bit of stopping ability on the front casters can easily prevent a mower from sliding down a hill uncontrollably.

    Zero turn mowers are a death trap if used in the wrong conditions. Guys tend to push the envelope and go where the mower shouldn't go. In a way, I feel that adding brakes like this will make them push the envelope even more.
  8. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
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  9. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
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    I don't know how I missed this thread. I can say after all my years of mowing without brakes and never having an issue it will take some serious innovation on other fronts to grab even a slice of the market share. More than ever guys don't have the money to play musical brands, so they really need to get this right the first time.
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  10. KV9064

    KV9064 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 153

    ok so what ever happened to this NEW mower or was it just a dream???

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