Snapper Joystick

Discussion in 'Tractors' started by burlap, Aug 15, 2005.

  1. burlap

    burlap LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 66

    How difficult is it to adapt to the Snapper joystick on the 25 hp Kohler Turf Cruiser? Not having any experience with dual handle ztrs is the learning curve the same? Are there problems with straight lines or skinning bark on trees? Thanks again to this forum for its help, Burlap
  2. J&R

    J&R LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 835

    I had 2 of them years ago. They don't do well on hills. and very slow after using the eXmark mowers.
  3. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
    Messages: 2,206

    The new units run 10 mph just like the twin stick units. I think with the joystick its not as easy to tear the grass when turning but they probibly aren't as good on hills as the twin stick units.
  4. hornet506

    hornet506 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 19

    Save yourself the hassle and get a Grasshopper. They last longer than snappers and exmarks put together. Their dual lever steering is nice and smooth, takes no time at all to get used to.

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