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New Hydro 54 float w/b

Discussion in 'LESCO' started by DeWitt Lawncare, Mar 31, 2005.

  1. DeWitt Lawncare

    DeWitt Lawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 92

    I've got a 2004 60 inch Z-two. I love it, but I think it's a bit big for most of my residentials. My question is, does the new hydro 54 float have stripe rollers behind the deck like the z-two. The z stripe great and I'd hate to give that up. Thanks.

  2. chefdrp

    chefdrp LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,384

    yes it uses the same deck as the ZTWO does. I have a 48 w/b and a 54 in ZTWO.
  3. Bob West LESCO

    Bob West LESCO Sponsor
    Messages: 176


    I checked w/ our Equipment Product Manager, and here is what he told me:

    "The float-deck mowers have the same roller system as the Z's. The only difference is the width of the tire. The Z's tire is wider, and, in turn, stripes more."

    Let me know if you have any other questions.

  4. CharlieBingo

    CharlieBingo LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 400

    How about a 60inch Walkbehind?
  5. riches139

    riches139 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 369

    Does MTD make this W/B?
    Or is it made by someone else.
  6. Bob West LESCO

    Bob West LESCO Sponsor
    Messages: 176

    Riches139 -- thanks for the question. Our mowers are manufactured by Commercial Turf Products (CTP), which is owned by MTD. Of course, that certainly doesn't mean we're simply buying and distributing a mower.

    We have been very involved in the development of CTP for the last five years or so, including the design and development of the mowers made there. In fact, Commercial Turf Products is located in Northeast Ohio -- not too far from our offices -- and our equipment personnel are in the plant and meeting w/ CTP personnel regularly.

    Thanks again for the question. Let me know if you have any others,

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