how long does it take...

Discussion in 'eXmark' started by TClawn, Aug 20, 2004.

  1. TClawn

    TClawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,036

    to change the height on a fixed deck walk behind.
  2. McCauley3

    McCauley3 LawnSite Member
    from WF, Tx
    Messages: 32

    When changing the front caster spacers, only a few seconds. If you need to change the rear axle position, it requires tools, a jack, and about 10-15 minutes.
  3. Roger

    Roger LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,940

    Changing the spacers on the front casters takes only a few seconds. Wiping the grease off your hands after the change takes longer.

    My mower is a 36" Viking, and changing those caster spacers is the most frustrating part of operating the machine. I know it is a simple, low cost way of changing heights, and it is used widely on fixed decks. But, it is always a greasy job. I grease the caster spindle one shot, once per week, just enough to keep a little grease on the shaft. typically, I change heights 4-5 times per day.

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