Quick36 step-saver video.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by thesargent, Feb 15, 2007.

  1. thesargent

    thesargent LawnSite Senior Member
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  2. Vikings

    Vikings LawnSite Bronze Member
    from canada
    Messages: 1,657

    "this is totally unscripted":laugh:
  3. Jason Rose

    Jason Rose LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,858

    That's great! :laugh: The narration made the video for sure. If it wasn't for that I wouldn't have had a clue what was going on for the first 2 minutes while waiting for the guy in the mower to get close enough to be SEEN. The guy know what a ZOOM function was on the camera?

    The one 180* turn we actually got to see, looked like a wild ride, plus you have to go one way, then like lightning fast have to change direction to get turned the other way... looks like it would take a LOT of practice, and not something I'd want to attempt if pointed down a slight grade with something of value in front of me.
  4. Vikings

    Vikings LawnSite Bronze Member
    from canada
    Messages: 1,657

    It reminded me of that mushroom turn that Topsite is always posting.. I wish that video was on a normal yard.
  5. lawnpro724

    lawnpro724 LawnSite Silver Member
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    From the video it looks like it will pull a sulky but did anyone notice how the front end of the mower looked like it was jumping up whenever it went over rough ground? I'm a more than a little suspicious about Quick36 turning with a sulky, if its so good at it why didn't they show it up close???? Looks fishy to me.
  6. thesargent

    thesargent LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 400

    for what it is i think its pretty good. you must remember that this is a single hydro unit. obviously a dual hydro would steer better, and easier, but this seems alright. can other single hydro machines do this, like the ferris. i agree i would also like to see it on a different yard, more normal(flat, open).
  7. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 2,994

    I thought the far away film footage was a little suspicious too. But I think you can see it good enough to realize that it turns better than you would think....with the step-saver. I, too, would like to see it closer.
  8. LawnTamer

    LawnTamer LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,986

    That was Jameson, (narrating), he is or was a member of the forum here. I was also surprised by how easily it seemed to turn.
  9. PearceLawn

    PearceLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 290

    I have a 32" Ferris and tried it. Not easy at all. You have to muscle the machine around pretty good. The Ferris is a lot longer though so that may have an effect on it.It is also heavier. I have never tried a Q36 to compare.
  10. thesargent

    thesargent LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 400

    yes that was a video from jameson, i havent seen him around in a while.

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