What one thing would you change on your mower????

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by LAWNS AND MOWER, Jun 6, 2002.


    LAWNS AND MOWER LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,129

    If you could, what one thing would you change or improve on your mower if you were the one designing the mower??? For me, it would be the cover on top of the deck on my Toro WB. Seems like grass is constantly getting underneath the cover. There has to be a better way.

  2. lazer 46

    lazer 46 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 521

    I have 3 Exmarks- I would change nothing.
  3. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,943

    While I dont have 3 of them, the one that I do have is about as perfect as they come!

    On edit.....

    Move the PTO engagement switch on the Lazer so that my "manly" calves don't accidentally switch the blades off at FULL rpm's!!!
  4. Dennis E.

    Dennis E. LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 349

    Something to "cover" the throttle control on my Viper ZTR. Everytime I go around a shrub,citrus tree,any branches that are low will kick the throttle back down to idle speed.
    Too many safety switches! (I know,OSHA says we have to have em'.)
  5. J.Henderson

    J.Henderson LawnSite Member
    Messages: 95

    The placement of the height adjustment bolts on my exmark. Other than that, I love my metro.
  6. Albemarle Lawn

    Albemarle Lawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,544

    If I win the lottery I'll hire people to do my lawn.
  7. scottb

    scottb LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 408

    I would make it a Z so that I would be sitting instead of standing.
  8. AltaLawnCare

    AltaLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 961

    I know exactly what you mean, my 52" Pro Line was the same way......Had to clean it everyday.

    I got an Exmark now....so for the record,

    I can't think of anything I would change.
  9. bobby perez

    bobby perez LawnSite Member
    Messages: 86

    refer to OLD SNAPPER thread then it will be evident.
  10. Patrick Harvey

    Patrick Harvey LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    I would change the foot platform on my Toro z-master. It lifts up to gain access to the belts/center spindle grease zerk, but it lifts the wrong way! It wont even go all the way back because the hieght adjust foot pedal is in the way. Expecialy when the mower is on the z-stand (this is the jack on the front of this mower). The dang thing keeps crackin me on the head. At the least I would install one of those gas shocks to hold it up. Other than that its a pretty great mower.

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