ZTR Mower Jack, whats everyone using?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by blake101, Jul 15, 2012.

  1. blake101

    blake101 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 581

    What is everyone using to lift up there mower to change blades, I need enough room for a impact wrench? I have a 60" ZTR Exmark.
  2. PLS-Tx

    PLS-Tx LawnSite Silver Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 2,383

  3. fastlane

    fastlane LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 347

    I have a Exmark jack kit. Lifts front only.
  4. Duekster

    Duekster LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 7,961

    I bought some 4" Square steel, welded in some braces in and H across two rafters. I set up a hoist. I use it to left the mowers and also my spray rig in and out of my truck.

    Cost me about $300 total including paying the welder
  5. mowerbrad

    mowerbrad LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,268

    MoJack Pro, I've had it for a couple years now and makes changing blades much easier than the car ramps I used to use. I got it online at Home Depot, best price I found anywhere!
  6. metro36

    metro36 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,417

    I have a 2 ton low profile floor jack from harbor freight that slides right under the deck and lifts up about 24". It gives me plenty of room to fit my cordless imact. It cost me about $130.
  7. JeffNY

    JeffNY LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 257

    I simply just drive the mower up the trailer ramp, half on, then switch sides for the blade you can't reach.
    I have in the past used my 4 wheeler, use a strap from the top of the rops to the quad, drive, put the e-brake on when its high enough. But obviously I don't condone reckless behavior like that.
  8. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,737

    A set of straps: then lift front up with one of the following, skidsteer,tractor, forklift
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  9. TNGrassCutter

    TNGrassCutter LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,321

    Same, I got mine on sale though for $79.99.
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  10. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,699

    I use a 2 ton floor jack and then put a jackstand under the frame.

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