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ztr weight question

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by little mike, Aug 9, 2006.

  1. little mike

    little mike LawnSite Member
    Messages: 19

    I've noticed that most full size ztr's like the Turf Tiger Lazer Z,etc all weigh over 1300lbs.So I was just wandering has anyone ever heard of or experienced one of these mowers cracking a customers pipes to their sprinkler system?

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,138

    I have never heard about that, but anything is possible.
  3. ChadsLawn

    ChadsLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,110

    Mine barley weighs 1000lbs. Nope ive never broke a sprinkler line.
  4. dvmcmrhp52

    dvmcmrhp52 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Pa.
    Messages: 4,205

    If a sprinkler line gets broken from the light footprint of a ZTR then it was quite inadequately installed.
  5. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,448

    It happens all the time.. Many installers don't put flex couplers on the heads and if you run over a head you can crack the pipe. And in addition sometimes all the pipes are together and you can damage more than one. And yes it isn't installed properly but try to tell that to a customer!

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