turf tracer purchase

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by FineScapes, Feb 26, 2004.

  1. FineScapes

    FineScapes LawnSite Member
    Messages: 38


    I purchased a 2001 19hp kaw. 52' turf tracer today, I was considering a new 48' fixed deck viking but just couldn't handle the expense this year. The turf tracer has the floating deck with 900 hours, I never knew they made a 19 hp? Plus next year i want to buy a ZTR AND ONLY USE THE WB ON HILLS ETC. that way don't you think i could get much more life out of it?
    I hope everyone has a good season.:D
  2. FFMED74

    FFMED74 LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 242

    I tried out a 03 turf tracer yesterday, one word "WOW" very cool mower, congrats on your purchase. I love the esc handle design, it Handled like a dream. I think I might have to go with X when I buy my next mower! I am close....
  3. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Messages: 10,812

    You will love that mower and get alot of hours out of it.

  4. thelawnkid

    thelawnkid LawnSite Member
    Messages: 139

    my old turf tracer had 2500 hours on it before I traded it in for a stander, the mower was still running great
  5. mow2nd

    mow2nd LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    how does that slider work for you?

    I used one for a few days and wasnt too happy with it. If I was going down a hill, the thing kept slidding me under the mower, kinda scarey.

    Just wondering how it works for you, or anybody else that has used one
  6. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Messages: 10,812


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