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joysticks

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by NCSERVICE, Apr 30, 2006.

  1. NCSERVICE

    NCSERVICE LawnSite Member
    Messages: 206

    nobody likes my blade idea what about joystick controls right at the end of your arm rest, with a thumb pto switch that would be sweet!
     
  2. Wayne Landscaping

    Wayne Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 237

    That would be sweet. But thats just more electronics to go wrong and would probebly be to expensive to make. But good thinking. I would like somthing that keeps my pepsi cold when im mowing. I mean, the cup holders nice, but i think if there was some sort of cooler, i would definitally buy it.
     
  3. SproulsLawnCare

    SproulsLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    from IN
    Messages: 365

    Here is a mower that has the joy stick operation. I don't think the PTO switch is on the stick, but just the same. I can't say if they are a true commercial quality mower though.

    http://www.countryclipper.com/advantages.shtml
     
  4. PaulJ

    PaulJ LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,774

    Snapper already tried this without the pto switch. Just like any new idea it wasn't recieved well. I know a couple people that have them and love them.
     
  5. mowerman90

    mowerman90 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,491

    I first tried a joystick on a Snapper Commercial ZTR at a trade show way back in 89 or 90. I liked it but it never caught on and I heard the mower cut like crap.
     
  6. nmez21

    nmez21 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 712

    one of the homeowner models-[​IMG]
     
  7. NCSERVICE

    NCSERVICE LawnSite Member
    Messages: 206

    wow thanks for the info, i would love to try one though i would like to have two one for each wheel, dont know if i could keep er strait with just one stick.
     

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