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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by MysticLandscape, Apr 23, 2006.
How many hours does everyone have on there machines. How many do you average a season?
505 hrs. - Gravely 260Z
151 hrs. - Gravely Pro-H 1536
250 hrs. per season - Gravely 260Z
150 hrs. per season - Gravely Pro-H 1536
Z's usually get between 4-500 hours per season. I've got two year old units in that range and a two season old ( actually closer to three years old but only used two season's) rig with about 1000 hours.
Super Z = 625 Lazer hp = 810 Great Dane Gateway = 1200
Super Z 500+ per season Lazer 250 per GD down to one day per week 100 per season
Lazer #1 - Almost 1400
Lazer #2 - Around 250
Toro T-bar 52" - Around 900
Toro T-bar 44" - Been with the business since the mid 80's. Probably around 3000 hours with Kawasaki 12.5. Had an Ehlo motor on it before that that ran mixed gas.
Quick 36 - Around 1 hour. Just got it Friday.
Had 2 of the first run 22/60 Lazers when they first came out....put about 2000 on one and 2500 on the other before they were sold to a farm. As far as I know, they are still running.
On the wb's we usually run about 500 to 600 hrs per year( about a 30 to 34 week season,varies year to year)Just got rid of two wb's that had almost 8000 hrs between them.Got two new wb's now with the older units that have 4075 and 3750 hrs on them. They do last awhile if you don't beat them to death,change the oil and air filters per the manual and you should go for a long time. My hours are based on hour meters,not a guess or a little wire wraped around the spark wire.
600 hours per season without a drought.
We do cut a lot of grass, if there is a drought we do not cut as much but cutting will be on the two main machines and the back up units don't get used very much.Our two main wb's do most of our cutting. Most of our yards are irrigated so a lack of rain is not too big of an issue with us.
Turf...I used to stay at a motel down your way some times, it was just east of 75 and on the opposite side of the truck stop back when I was a driver.
an even 12 hours on the simplicity
approx 1 hr. on the echo trimmer
approx 10 hrs. on blower
and about 6 min. on the new 21"
I have 3.5 on my JD 717a