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LMH
Aug. 27, 2011, 06:41 PM
Anyone have any experience with these mowing STEEP hills?

clanter
Aug. 27, 2011, 06:47 PM
no but have you thought about some of these?

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b386/clanter/images.jpg

LMH
Aug. 27, 2011, 07:03 PM
I have 4. LOL

Too much are and not the right fencing.

These ventracs look like the coolest machines ever.

And they have a leaf vaccuum attachment.

LMH
Aug. 29, 2011, 07:01 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_K52ljoWFj0

coolest machine

Belg
Aug. 30, 2011, 08:20 AM
30 degrees is -nothing- for my zero turn.

LMH
Aug. 30, 2011, 09:49 AM
really? I have heard they are very unsafe on that incline...what make/model is your ZTR?

Belg
Aug. 30, 2011, 09:59 AM
really? I have heard they are very unsafe on that incline...what make/model is your ZTR?

JD 655. I can go up, down, and across just fine on a hillside. There's actually some short 5-6' parts on the side of the drive I just bump straight up a 50-60 degree chunk, curve down the other side, and repeat. Just mowed in circles on an acre or two of 30-35 degree incline maybe 2 days ago.

Granted, on the downhill-to-across leg I slow way down, make the turn, and then go... but not once did I feel unsafe/unstable.

Belg
Aug. 30, 2011, 10:11 AM
Just for clarification,.... the slowing down was to protect the grass from the mower slipping from momentum, not to keep the mower from tipping.