zero turn mower

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by csmith90, Jun 11, 2003.

  1. csmith90

    csmith90 LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 4

    I am in the market for a zero turn rider. Mainly for home use for a approx 1 acre yard. Would be interested in any recs that you can make regarding make, and model, and if this is a good idea versus a walk behind...thanks
  2. Port City Lawncare

    Port City Lawncare LawnSite Member
    from Alabama
    Messages: 75

    I have a lesco viper. I have to say it's the biggest peice of junk I've ever used. Sure, it's comfortable to sit and swirl around , but I've broken 3 yokes in the past 3 weeks, and 3 prior in the past 3 months.
  3. Turf Technologies

    Turf Technologies LawnSite Senior Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 587

    We have a Viper and dpnt have those problems, also just picked up a Demo Z2 60 25kaw with 200hrs for $5000 and a full 2 yr warranty. Adding a 52 Wb and a 48 Wb all Lesco.
  4. dcondon

    dcondon LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,246

    I work with my soon to be father-in-law , we have two cub's..... A 60 inch and a 72 inch. The 60 inch has over 400 hours and nothing has gone wrong with it. We also have a 48 inck MTD pro walk behind.... we put about 1/2 hour a week on the W/B. That speaks for itself.......... Cub's are great, we have had very good luck with them. They have the same pumps as most other brands.
  5. DLS1

    DLS1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,619

    Do a search on Fastrak. This is a ztr for home use for about $4800 but is built like the commercial Hustler models but a smaller version. this should last your years and years for 1 acre or maybe a life time.
  6. csmith90

    csmith90 LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 4

    I searched for fastrak, and cannot find you have another name or search term.. Thanks for the advice
  7. csmith90

    csmith90 LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 4

    never mind..found it in the hustler site
  8. FrankenScagMachines

    FrankenScagMachines LawnSite Platinum Member
    from IN
    Messages: 4,739

    Hey I am gonna go out on a limb and guess that his name is Bernie Wright? He is on LS (I guess you knew that LOL)... has that exact setu that you described...
  9. awm

    awm LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,354

    zero turn. u mean u cant turn it at all.
    hum ,what do u do just pick it up an turn it around at the end o the yd..:)
    get a lazer
  10. wriken

    wriken LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,154

    you a cowboy?, I bent one once, fell off a curb was still useable, now its a spare.

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