View Full Version : Tell me what ya think

Al Kessinger
04-19-2012, 03:07 PM
found an old dixon ztr piece of crap thinkinit might be a good starter ztr to get my foot in the door
what do you guys think?


04-19-2012, 05:58 PM
How would that be better than what you are currently using?

Al Kessinger
04-19-2012, 06:01 PM
this is currently what im using. but im thinking that if i can get a zero turn then my production might speed up over the rider im using below but is it worth it depending on whats wrong with it?

04-19-2012, 06:10 PM
but is it worth it depending on whats wrong with it?]

That is the thing. You know the status of your current mower. You don't know the status of that one. Nor do you know if it would be any faster.

Al Kessinger
04-19-2012, 06:14 PM
I dont Know Im just getting everyones thought on the machine and the dixon brand

Apex Lawn & Landscape
04-19-2012, 06:32 PM

Reviews are pretty good, parts seem readily available, you have mechanical skills...but man that looks like a ton of work!

04-19-2012, 07:58 PM
as long as you can get it "on the cheap" Give it a shot.

Al Kessinger
04-19-2012, 08:18 PM
well the guy only 250 or best offer so i might call him in the morning
Plus I might look a little more profesional with it then my rider i use now

04-19-2012, 09:42 PM
I looked at one of these before and researched them a bit. First its not that fast, might not be any faster then your rider besides the added benefit of turning.

The older dixon mowers use a cone drive transmission and its a pita to fix. So make sure thats not a problem.

These also have small engines (10-12 hp brigs) with small cuts 36-38".

I never seen any complaints about the cut quality. I read they are pretty reliable.

Apex Lawn & Landscape
04-23-2012, 04:41 PM
Id do everything in your power to get rid of that Uhaul trailer!! You have a mower already.

04-23-2012, 07:36 PM
I wish my company was U Haul, man that sticks out!

Must be handy to have around!

Al Kessinger
04-23-2012, 11:12 PM
Ive found a trailer frame like i wanted.... well two frames actually. One is a tandem axle 16 footer and the other is almost 30 feet long lol they only want 150.00 for them and that leaves me with enough meat on the bone to build it up the way i want it done.

04-24-2012, 05:14 PM
That sounds like a fun project. Keep us posted on how it goes!