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Holy crap...I fixed my old Dixion 428 today!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by PEVO, Mar 2, 2008.

  1. PEVO

    PEVO LawnSite Member
    Messages: 211

    I say holy crap not because i managed to get that nightmare looking gaggle of shafts, sprockets, chains, & springs on this cone drive system going again. If you own/ed one of these way-outdated cone drive mowers...you learn quickly how they tick & how to work on em'. No the reason for my awing is "Why i didn't dump this mower years ago"!!! Now that i drove it again for the fisrt time since a year has gone by,....i can't Fantom ever going back to it after upgrading to a Hustler Super-Z last year!!! I guess Ignorance is Bliss. Oh well i guess if i had to choose between a regular SLOOOW lawn tractor/mower & this old Dixion i'd still go with the Dixion. But boy that Dixion sure brings you back down a few notches & appreciate the types of commercial ztrs we have now!!!
     
  2. lifetree

    lifetree LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,369

    You should check out the new Dixon commercial ZTR's ... those old cone drives were a nightmare !!
     
  3. PearceLawn

    PearceLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 290

    Even Dixon has come a long way. Comparing the old Dixon to a new Hustler is like comparing a Model T to a new 'Vette. One hell of a difference!!
     

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