New Gravely Pro-Stance Stander Review!!! With PICS!!!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by GMLC, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. coob

    coob LawnSite Member
    Messages: 20

    All it says for tracking is check tire pressure
  2. coob

    coob LawnSite Member
    Messages: 20

    all it said about tracking is check the tire pressure. Ill take a look at the control valves and stuff under the hood tomorrow, thanks for the input guys
  3. DXN1EL

    DXN1EL LawnSite Senior Member
    from TEXAS
    Messages: 751

    That thing is bad ass :cool2::weightlifter:
    What size are the rear tires?
  4. mag360

    mag360 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,445

    If one side is faster in both forward and reverse you should have three general possible causes.

    1. uneven tire pressure. the diameter would be greater on the one with more psi

    2. partially open freewheel valve. There are black knobs that stick out laterally just in front of each tire and 3-5 inches toward the center of the machine. They point toward the front castor wheels and you pull them forward to freewheel. one could be locked or the rod that connects it to the drive unit could be bent, thus shorthening the effective length and allowing partial fluid bypass

    3. an issue with the slow side drive unit. Air in the system, component wear, fluid contamination, etc. Could be time for a fluid change even.

    Good luck - these zt3400's are pretty solid units
  5. coob

    coob LawnSite Member
    Messages: 20

    Hopefully its something i can fix, it came acting like this brand new
  6. coob

    coob LawnSite Member
    Messages: 20

    I did notice the hydraulic fluid was low on one side
  7. coob

    coob LawnSite Member
    Messages: 20

    While we're at it, does anyone know the correct positioning and tension for the bolt and nut that holds the foot pedal onto the main body? Mine came undone and ever since I put it back it keeps coming loose and I can't find any pics of how it originally went
  8. arkansas502

    arkansas502 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 100

    Im looking at getting one of these next week. How well does the mulch kit do on these machines? I have to use a mulch kit due to this thick bermuda grass. My decision is between the Pro Stance 52 and the VRide 52. Tuff choice to make. Was not real impressed with the Toro Grandstand. Thanks
  9. GMLC

    GMLC LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,345

    Sorry I have no experience with the mulch kit. The deck on the Pro-Stance is more tightly baffled which would IMO be a good fit for a mulch kit.
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  10. buddyro97

    buddyro97 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    Gravely Pro stance 52 with Kohler EFI has been ordered. Should be here in 3 weeks. Looking forward to it's arrival. Thanks for all the reviews which helped me decide which stander to buy! :cool2:

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