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ZTR Tires

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Greenservice, Aug 14, 2004.

  1. Greenservice

    Greenservice LawnSite Member
    Messages: 76

    Has anyone tried different tires on a ZTR so see if a particular tread might reduce the chance of turf damage?
  2. captken

    captken LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,704

    I holed a sidewall and needed a quick replacement.
    To order the 4-ply Turf Master tires would cost a weeks downtime, so I ran 2-ply Turf Saver tires....

    All was happy and good....until I began replacing the 2-ply Turf Safers...

    See the Turf Savers are 2 ply, and have an agressive tread....
    and worked pretty good. However, they are.....

    Thin, thin, thin, and as a result, cost more than the premium 4-ply Turf Master in the long run...due to flats being unrepairable....
    and having to buy new tires...

    I ordered the last new 2-ply Turd Saver tire, to use until the

    4-ply Turf Master that I recently orderd arrived.

    I have a stack of these cheap 2-ply Turd Saver tires....

    The 4-ply Turf Master lacks the traction the Turf Saver affords, however, they are heavier in construction,

    The sidewalls flex less on a slope, which leaves a finer even finish while slope mowing.

    The 4-ply Turf Master will not damage turf as easily as the Turf Saver....go figure that....

    The 2-ply Turf Saver is standard on just about all home owner tractor type mowers...

    I shouda known better...
  3. txlawnking

    txlawnking LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,905

    I'm thinkin' about Mudgrips.... LOL
  4. wanabe

    wanabe LawnSite Senior Member
    from So. IL
    Messages: 943

    Titan AT101;s are what you need!

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