Longest day on a ztr

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by northwest lawn, Apr 17, 2005.

  1. northwest lawn

    northwest lawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 196

    just curious whats the longest day some of you have spent on a rider non-stop.
  2. ECS

    ECS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,733

    Roughly 6 hours, except for going to the bathroom, getting a drink, empty the bags or putting gas in the tank.
  3. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 2,128

    A couple weeks ago I got on my mower at 7:30 AM, started, mowed until my left tank ran out, got off, stretched, got right back on and switched tanks, ran the right tank out at about 4:30, put some more gas in the tank, went right back to mowing and stopped at about 6:30 when it got really dark, so I guess I was mowing for about 11 hours. My back and legs hurt for the next three days.
  4. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    Been on almost sun up to sun down a few times.
  5. tinman

    tinman LawnSite Bronze Member
    from ga
    Messages: 1,346

    not been on as long as all day straight.... I've been on for about 7-8 hours total & that feels like riding a rough roller coaster even then ;)
  6. iluvscag

    iluvscag LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 743

    8 hours straight
  7. northwest lawn

    northwest lawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 196

    yesterday was my first day using a ztr all day lol i went to bed and i swear the room was spinning
  8. Itsgottobegreen

    Itsgottobegreen LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,177

    I will second that.
  9. Grassmechanic

    Grassmechanic LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,697

    16 hrs, but had breaks for lunch and dinner and bathroom.
  10. Shawns Lawns

    Shawns Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 638

    i would say about 10 minutes so far I just got my new ZTR. :waving:

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