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Super Z Maximum Mowing Speed

Discussion in 'Hustler Turf Equip (Archived)' started by jtkplc, Mar 18, 2006.

  1. jtkplc

    jtkplc LawnSite Silver Member
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    In all of the literature I've read it says the Super Z will transport at 15 mph and mow at 10 mph. But then on here guys say they mow at 15 mph, is the literature wrong?
     
  2. mowerconsultant

    mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Syracuse, NY
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    There are plenty of times and conditions where you can mow at 15 mph, the blades do not shut off at any speed, so there is no limiting factor other than conditions for mowing speed.

    Pj
     
  3. jtkplc

    jtkplc LawnSite Silver Member
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    Is there a reason why the literature says 10mph?
     
  4. mowerconsultant

    mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Syracuse, NY
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    Yes.
    It is a general suggestion.
    Unlike other mfg's that overstate what there mowers are capable of, we put realistic figures in ours.
    You can use every bit of the 15 mph also, in the right conditions, this has been proven many times by many people.

    Pj
     
  5. Splicer

    Splicer LawnSite Senior Member
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    But at what speed does the quality of the cut become affected?
     
  6. mowerconsultant

    mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Syracuse, NY
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    This depends on the conditions, how tall and what type of grass is it? how wet / dry is it? how bumpy is the ground?
    All these factors play into cutting speed.

    Pj
     

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