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Power Chute

Discussion in 'Hustler Turf Equip (Archived)' started by nmez21, Nov 4, 2007.

  1. nmez21

    nmez21 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 712

    I'm looking into buying an OCDC. From what I understand a Power Chute (http://www.powerchutedesign.com/catalog/c9_p1.html) is run off of the mower's battery. My question for you is, could a system like this be utilized on an 06' Super Z, despite little available ampage? thanks for your time,
  2. mowerconsultant

    mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Syracuse, NY
    Messages: 9,769

    I cant really comment since this is not a Hustler item or a item we have tested.
    We have no way of knowing what the amp draw is on this item installed on our mowers.
  3. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,943

    Mine has been working fine all season.

    I don't believe it draws all that much to begin with, but your only using it for less than a second at a time anyway.
  4. Jackson03

    Jackson03 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    We have install power chutes on every Hustler size and have had no problems. We had a Super Z in the showroom with a power chute and it was sitting there for 3 months, it started right up. For those 3 months every kid with in 50 mile came in and played with the power chute.
  5. nmez21

    nmez21 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 712

    Thank you both!
  6. The Lawn Patrol

    The Lawn Patrol LawnSite Member
    Messages: 16

    Anybody using an OCDC with a catcher, specifically an Accelerator, on an 07 60" Super Z?

    What about a power chute, is there clearance?

  7. Alta Lawn Care

    Alta Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 79

    I've got one (love it) on my John Deere QuikTrak stander, but I have to take it off when I when I want to use the grass catcher. It's a pain. I'm looking for a chute blocker that is compatible with an accelerator grass catcher on a Bobcat walk behind mower.

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