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Hustler Super Z 27/60 - Cuts ? acres per Hour

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by emil35, Apr 18, 2006.

  1. emil35

    emil35 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 213

    Just curious if anyone knew on average how many acres a Hustler Super Z 27/60 would cut per hour? Thanks
  2. jtkplc

    jtkplc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,656

    There are too many variables to give a number.
  3. emil35

    emil35 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 213

    There has to be an average, even if it's more on the low side. 1 acre per hour? 2? 5?
  4. tacoma200

    tacoma200 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,426

    The Exmark Chart says at 10 mph with a 60" deck it will mow about 6 acres an hour at 100% efficiency. No one mows at 100% (that would be a strait line I'm assuming with no turns). I would guess 3 acres would be the max in the real world with flat ground. Just a guess. Here is the website for the chart http://www.exmark.com/productivity.htm
  5. Flex-Deck

    Flex-Deck LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,845

    Tacoma - you are absolutely right. I think your 3 acres might even be somewhat optomistic. But Close.
  6. Precision

    Precision LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,995

    2.5 to 4.

    I have a 4 acre retention ditch that I can mow in just over an hour if it isn't too tall or thick. 27 HP Gravely 60" top speed of 11 MPH. Mowing speed around 8 MPH.
    When it is tall or thick or both, it takes about 2 hours.

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