1. Missed the live Ask the Expert event?
    Catch up on the conversation about fertilization strategies for success with the experts at Koch Turf & Ornamental in the Fertilizer Application forum.

    Dismiss Notice

ztr tire spinning issue on a sloped account

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by zackvbra, Dec 9, 2012.

  1. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,452

    I don't know gene when you have to go the other direction the Walker just slides sideways. A lot of hilly stuff like ditch banks can't be cut up and down.
  2. BigGreen1

    BigGreen1 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 297

  3. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,213

    The poster was talking about a sloping back yard, not gullys or drainage ditch. Every mower has limitations but a mid-mount Z machine is very dangerous on slopes. My Hustler S/Z took me on a couple very wild slides at very unsispectingly times. It would slide on a small slope if the grass was damp when you least expect it to. Yes, the Walker does not do well going across a steep slop due to the weight shift but up and down you have compleat control.

Share This Page