The bagger on a rider

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Mowerboys, Apr 26, 2004.

  1. Mowerboys

    Mowerboys LawnSite Member
    Messages: 20

    I am thinking about buying a rider but the only thing i am conerned about is the price of a bagger w/ vacuum. Can I use a w/b bagger on my rider?
  2. Premo Services

    Premo Services LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,516

    Yes you can do it. Acceleator ind. is a sponser here and has them shown on their web site. Some on here do it. it would fill up quick though. I have a lazer hp 52 inch cut with the ultra vac and it fills fast also.
  3. Mark McC

    Mark McC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,565

    There are items you can buy to attach to the side of the mowing deck for a zero. I don't have a zero, so I haven't tried any of them out, but they are available.

    Accelerator Industries, one of the sponsors of this forum, offers this sort of thing, but there are others. You'll have to look around and see what fits your budget.
  4. Meg-Mo

    Meg-Mo Inactive
    Messages: 1,020

    Try MEG MO blades we have not use a catcher in 6 yrs.
  5. chevyman1

    chevyman1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 852

    Meg Mo blades seem to be good, but you absolutely need a bagger in some instances. No matter what they say, some lawns will require it, or you will pull away and leave it looking poor
  6. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    We use a sidebagger on the Lazer occasionally. If the material is light, and/or we're working in tight areas. For instance, for these rake jobs we've been doing with the JRCO rake. Sometimes though, if the material is heavier, and the area is larger, we just windrow it. We still keep a striping pattern even while windrowing by using a pattern. Most of the time for these though, the bagger works just fine.
  7. prizeprop

    prizeprop LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 822

    we had our mower shop bolt on a bracket that excepts a grassgobbler. our $2,000 catcher is sitting in our garage with about 2 wks worth of hours on it,just found that its very heavy and not worth the effort. we let the grass fly on the large lawns and tight lawns if bagging is necessary we use the out great. if anyone from nj area is interested in a pico system its for sale.also a 20 foot enclosed trailer for sale 2002(year)great shape.
  8. Stripe This

    Stripe This LawnSite Member
    Messages: 239

    What color is the trailer? Does it have any shelving?
  9. lawnmedic1

    lawnmedic1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 122

    With the extreme amount of rain we've been getting last 2 weeks we have been using the trak-vacs on the Zs. You really can't stripe with it, but cutting 6-8 inches off looks like hell if you don't pick it up at least every other week...Chuck
  10. prizeprop

    prizeprop LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 822

    stripe this

    it's white and the brand is --- us cargo. it's got an extended toung, has shelving wich I reinforced, weedwacker racks and hooks to hang blowers from,I also have a water jug rack for it. I forgot the width,but I know its as wide as the dump me if interested or want to look at itill give you a price when we talk.

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