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  1. Thread: Patriot SPZ61

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    Buying Advice Re: Patriot SPZ61

    Can you provide any more information about this. Are they selling less units that it makes sense if they stop
    production? Are there to many other manufacturers in that price space that they decided...
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    Re: Ztrak 540R series Hydros

    I think I may have misunderstood the meaning of non-serviceable/serviceable with regards to these hydro units.
    My understanding of serviceable was to perform routine maintenance items such as drain...
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    Re: Ztrak 540R series Hydros

    Thanks for the info on Hydro Gear. I know all about the Hydro Gear units, but I was looking for information on the TZ17 Tuff Torq hydro's that John
    Deere uses in their 500 series ZTRAK machines. I...
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    Ztrak 540R series Hydros

    The Deere Ztrak 540R uses a Tuff Torq TZ17-M hydro units. From the literature it stated that these are sealed
    units and non serviceable but have an auxiliary fluid tank on the unit. I stopped by my...
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    Re: Best Brand of Blade Sharpener

    I purchased a Yellow Hornet blade sharpener for $150.00 along with a $20.00 41/2 inch angle grinder from Harbor freight.
    I used a bench grinder for years but I like to have my tool "toys" so I...
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    Re: Spartan Mowers, Good? Bad? Not really ugly...

    This is the first time I heard that Bad Boy sold out to Hustler (Excel Industries).
    Hustler also owns Big Dog so why would they need another product line to complete
    with existing products.
    Is...
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    Toro/Exmark V-708 Engine

    I recently posted a thread over on the buying forum about the new Titan HD-1500 or Exmark Radius E mowers.
    I am interested if anyone has information on the new Toro engines made by Loncin in China. ...
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    Re: A Good Read of EQUIPMENT

    Reading the article it appears to me that it was written in 1998 or 1999 and reprinted
    in 2017. The author mentions manufacturers that are no longer in business or have been
    bought out, merged into...
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    Re: Exmark Radius E or Toro Titan HD 1500

    Thanks Ric,

    I probably could get by with either one but I agree that the ZT-3100's are just better. I always try to get things
    that are biggest, strongest, heaviest etc even though I could get...
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    Exmark Radius E or Toro Titan HD 1500

    I stopped by my local Toro Exmark dealer to look at the new Radius E 48" deck mower. I was impressed with the overall
    build quality and the new Exmark Toro engine. I knew it is made in China and the...
  11. Re: I added a seat suspension kit to my 52" Hustler Raptor

    Can you be more specific about the part number for whole kit you ordered. I went to the web site but could not find any info on the kit, only the suspension unit. I have a Hustler Sport ( older model...
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    Re: 2016 Kubota Kommander w Kawasaki Engines

    I think the information I received and posted was not correct. I was going to place an order the Kommander 121S with the Kawasaki but no where on the Kubota computer inventory site was there any...
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    2016 Kubota Kommander w Kawasaki Engines

    I stopped by my local Kubota dealer and inquired about a 2016 Kommander Z121s model. The spokesman said all new Kommanders were switching to Kawasaki from Kohler. The literature and even the Kubota...
  14. Thread: Hustler Sport

    by Gabbyp
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    Re: Hustler Sport

    I have a 2009 year built Hustler Sport 42 that I purchased new in Jan 2010. I opted for the Honda engine over the B&S engine. No engine problems at all, just do the recommended maintenance. The oil...
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    Series 100 Mid Mount Mower

    Does anyone have a comments on these 100 series mowers. Have not seen any on this or other forums.
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    Re: Hustler XONEi Discontinued ?

    I contacted Hustler and the NC rep called me a said they indeed stopped using the intergrated Parker HTE pump wheel motor units on the XONE1i. He did not know why they stopped using these units but...
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    Hustler XONEi Discontinued ?

    Came across a web site that stated the XONEi is discontinued in 2015. The Hustler web site still lists it.
    The machine uses the Parker HTE inter grated pump and wheel assembly. Has there been a...
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    Re: Drives for pulling lawn accessories

    Thanks for the inputs especially Shughes. I went to Hydro Gears site and looked up their specs. They rate each unit in max torque which is in Ft-lbs. but also lists the gross vehicle weight (GVW) for...
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    Drives for pulling lawn accessories

    I have a Hustler Sport 42 with the EZT drive and for the last 3 seasons I have pulled my Cyclone Rake leaf vacuum with no problems. I now have a 40" plug aerator and de thatcher and want to upgrade...
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    Re: Husqvarna Owner Check-In --- Read This First!

    I am looking to replace my Hustler Sport 42 with a large mower. I am trying to limit my costs to $5K or less with a deck size of 48 inches or 52 inches if its within the $5K limit. I have narrowed my...
  21. Thread: Dixon Dilemma

    by Gabbyp
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    Dixon Dilemma

    Would you buy a Dixon now that they are being discontinued by Husqvarna? My local dealer said his district sales manager wants him to sell them at dealer cost to get them out of inventory. My dealer...
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    Re: A year with my Kommander...

    Duckman, You are the first one to mention that you use a Cyclone Rake on you Kommander machine. I have a Cyclone Rake on my Hustler Sport which has the 16HP Honda the Hydro Gear EZT transmissions....
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