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Is the Super Z for me??

Discussion in 'Hustler Turf Equip (Archived)' started by luckylawnboy, Jan 20, 2003.

  1. luckylawnboy

    luckylawnboy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 431

    I am in the market for another mower this spring. I have Dixie Chopper Flatlanders now and for the most part like them pretty well. I am very curious as to how the Super Z mowers perform?? Is it a problem running double blades on a super z. Do they have enough power to mow at speed with doubles. Is there a OCDC for these machines?? I wanted some feed back from people who use them now. I am really concerned as to how well they stripe as well. My choices are either the XT 3000-60, XT2800-60, or the Super Z-60. I just do not want an under powered machine. I like to run doubles and mow fast. Having enough power really is important to me. If any one has pictures of some lawns striped using a hustler Z please post them.
  2. Hustler

    Hustler Guest
    Messages: 0

    I can help you with a couple of your questions. Others, we'll wait to see what LawnSite people have to say.

    The 27-hp Kohler is coming in March.

    As to an OCDC. Qwikchute is manufactured by one of our dealers in Florida. It is a pretty slick device and works well on the Hustlers. Call Lou Zoerbe at 407-944-9878
  3. P&J Lawncare

    P&J Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 531

    I run my super z with doubles and I haven't had any problems yet, the power is great and it maintains it's speed very well. I would buy the kohler 27 because the kawasaki is very sensitive to dust and dirt (changed fuel filter 3 times and the air cleaner 4 times). The super z lays excellent lines and the quality of cut is excellent, I can't think of a reason not to buy one of these mowers. My super z is almost twice as productive as my scag turf tiger and it definately has a better cut.
  4. grassdaddy

    grassdaddy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 565

    Is that 27kohler an air-cool??will it be avail. in the z or just super-z?Is that the only new engine coming out?we at least got a pict of the new w/b.can i wait till march??:eek:
  5. mowerconsultant

    mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Syracuse, NY
    Messages: 9,769

    The Kohler 27 we are going to use is a air cooled engine.
    It will only be on the Super Z.
    There will also be a 28 Kohler EFI air cooled engine, again only on the Super Z
    As soon as they are available everyone here will know first !!

  6. excel25

    excel25 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 393

    This is with a super-z, I use dbl. from time to time with no problem. speed is great!! You won't be sorry if you get one.

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  7. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    DEMO!!! The only way for you to know is demo the machine on YOUR properties. This is very important, just riding in a parking lot tells you nothing.

    How a Hustler cuts? I can't tell you. How it is built? Very strong and High quality.

    Did I mention DEMO?
  8. dannyc33

    dannyc33 LawnSite Member
    from indy
    Messages: 95

    how much does the OCDC cost?
  9. Artman

    Artman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 154

    We just sent out a Product Bulletin alerting all dealers that the 27-hp Kohler air-cooled engine will be available in April of 2003 on the Hustler Z and Super Z.

    The Kohler EFI has been delayed and a date has not been set as to availability.

    I do not recall the price on the Qwikchute but you can contact them at 407-944-9878.
  10. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Messages: 10,812

    Can you post a Pic Of the Qwikchute?

    Johnny G.

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