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Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by GLS, Jan 12, 2004.

  1. OP

    GLS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,185

    Thanks Jeff.

    Yes, the 21" is self propelled, 5 speed.

    If you like your js63's, you'd love the jx75. The 6hp kawasaki engine is great. It has .75hp less then your engine, but it probably has more torque and feels more powerful.

    Blade clutch is also a plus...if there is a stick or some trash in the way, all you have to do islet go, pick it up, and keep mowing. Don't have to restart it. Also nice if you bag a lot.
  2. LanierLawnCare

    LanierLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    After 10 hours a day i have no time to keep my stuff this clean . Do you wax your equipment or something. All my stuff looks used , is all your stuff new?
  3. OP

    GLS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,185

    Almost every picture I posted was taken when the equipment was new. It does not stay that clean, although I blow them off at the end of the day and try to wash them about once a month. They never have or never will recieve a coat of wax:)

    Almost forgot...I added brakes to the trailer. Trailer side costed about $200 which includes (2) electric brake assemblies, (2) drum and hub assemblies, breakaway kit, wiring, and 7-pin plug.

    I didn't have a brake controller in the truck either so that was another $100.

    It was easy to do and well worth it IMO. Stops a lot better now.
  4. Remsen1

    Remsen1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,020

    I love the lettering on your truck. It is a must to have B I G eyegrabbing letters. Another thing I like about the lettering is that you didn't put too much info, to read quickly. Simply: lawn mowing and snow plowing.

    Overall terrific looking rig.
  5. hole in one lco

    hole in one lco LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,793

    You will need a capacitor if you wont to run batt in seres.If you are going to put a good amount of lode on your batt by optima.

    and i think somebody owns stock in JD

    :D :D :D
  6. sbvfd592

    sbvfd592 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 666

    Ryan thats a awsome set up! do you have a AOL OR AIM s/n?
  7. OP

    GLS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,185


    sbvfd592 - I had AIM a long time ago but I don't even remember what my s/n was. You can PM me or E-mail me if you want though.
  8. hoffmanlandscaping

    hoffmanlandscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 68

    Nice Equipment GLS!

    Randy2625- You can wire two battery up in two different way.
    1st is called a parallel connection which is what GLS did like already said you simply add another battery and connect the positive to positive and negitive to negitive terminals. Then pull your negitive charge and positive charges form seperate batteries.

    2nd is call a series connection which is where you connect a positve terminal from one battery and a negitive terminal from the other then pull you positve and negitve charges from the two remaining terminals again on seperate batteries.

    Which one you will need is depenant on what the use is. The series connection is what most disieltruck are setup on. They require alot of voltage all at one time. A parallel
  9. hoffmanlandscaping

    hoffmanlandscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 68

    Sorry hit the wrong button. A parallel circuit will double your amp/hour therfore allowing you to be able to run more electrical equipment.
    JLSLLC likes this.
  10. SLSNursery

    SLSNursery LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 458

    Just cruising this post - Series hook up doubles voltage - do not use or you'll fry stuff!

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