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Mounting pik-up tool to ZTR

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by gahardware, Aug 10, 2012.

  1. gahardware

    gahardware LawnSite Member
    Messages: 45

    What is the best way to mount a "pik-up tool" to a ZTR so that it is easy to get to for use but will not just fall off?
  2. hdtvluvr

    hdtvluvr LawnSite Senior Member
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  3. StanWilhite

    StanWilhite LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,382

    Mine is very similar. If you need to you can hang the other end in a zip tie that is hung around something to hold it in place.

    If you spend a few minutes holding the pick up tool in different positions on the mower, you can find a place that will be out of the way, and will not be in a place where it's easily damaged (such as when your raise the seat).

    5 minutes of trying different places may save you a broken pick up tool.
  4. Tharrell

    Tharrell LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,967

    Get yourself some convenience stores.
    You won't be mounting it anywhere.
    You'll be holding it while you steer your Z.
    Oh, and stock up on T U R D polish.
  5. Lbilawncare

    Lbilawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,119

    We use the EZ Reachers on our Dixie Choppers, they fit perfectly on the front caster and handle on the top of the tank. I put a piece of velcro on the tank and handle to keep it from sliding around.
  6. gahardware

    gahardware LawnSite Member
    Messages: 45

    Thanks for the info and pic. PM sent.
  7. hdtvluvr

    hdtvluvr LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 507

  8. Brules

    Brules LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Oklahoma
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