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Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 06-24-2009, 05:57 PM
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Posted By kb9nvh
Well, I have to say that the SCAG had a little...

Well, I have to say that the SCAG had a little more controllable feel to its hydraulics, not that the BB is bad or hard to use. The BB is WAY faster and larger overall (60" deck vs 48") so its more...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 06-23-2009, 08:02 PM
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Posted By kb9nvh
Worthington, Indiana

Worthington, Indiana
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 06-22-2009, 05:28 PM
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Posted By kb9nvh
I wont say never but probably never a new one...

I wont say never but probably never a new one again.
There a lot of good to say about SCAG but their customer responsibility is lacking. I wont buy a SCAG on principle.

also, I have heard of...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 06-21-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 27,826
Posted By kb9nvh
Yep, I was initially dissapointed with the cut...

Yep, I was initially dissapointed with the cut but it turns out you cant trust the inch needle. I was cutting wet grass at 3.5". The clover blooms were lower than that. Today I recut with the...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 06-21-2009, 05:36 PM
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Posted By kb9nvh
I figured out the cut on the new badboy..more...

I figured out the cut on the new badboy..more shots of how it cut:
http://picasaweb.google.com/grimshady/BadBoy_RecutatLowerSetting_2009_06_20#
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 06-20-2009, 05:56 PM
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Posted By kb9nvh
http://picasaweb.google.com/grimshady/BADBOYMowing...

http://picasaweb.google.com/grimshady/BADBOYMowing_2009_06_20#
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 06-20-2009, 03:56 PM
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Posted By kb9nvh
http://picasaweb.google.com/grimshad...ng_2009_06_...

http://picasaweb.google.com/grimshad...ng_2009_06_20#

After mowing with the BB all morning I can say I'm not dissatisfied with the purchase, however, its not the SCAG cub and the two mowers both...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 06-20-2009, 01:57 PM
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Posted By kb9nvh
Here's my new...

Here's my new mower
http://picasaweb.google.com/grimshady/BADBOYMowing_2009_06_20#
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 06-20-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 59
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Posted By kb9nvh
Close to Bloomington, Indiana Picked up my new...

Close to Bloomington, Indiana

Picked up my new Bad Boy mower yesterday...Its a real HOSS!! I need to mount my fire extinguisher today and evaluate the fuel lines (so that I dont get accused of poor...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 06-18-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By kb9nvh
Interesting about these types of mowers is that...

Interesting about these types of mowers is that the tanks are usually back behind/under the seat. Any gas leak just goes to the ground. My opinion is that if a gas leak occurs, its imperative that...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 06-18-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By kb9nvh
I believe an extinguisher would have saved my...

I believe an extinguisher would have saved my mower and everyone would be wise to have one at the ready...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 06-18-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By kb9nvh
Funny about the warranty is that there really is...

Funny about the warranty is that there really is no "explode in flames" warranty so there really was never a point that SCAG would cover this I guess. SCAG lists particular things that they cover...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 06-18-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 27,826
Posted By kb9nvh
I'll try and give a few examples of a "safe" fuel...

I'll try and give a few examples of a "safe" fuel delivery system.
1) You can put a vacuum operated pet**** at each tank so that if the engine stops running the fuel is stopped at the source (like on...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 06-17-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 27,826
Posted By kb9nvh
Wow, you seriously had cracked lines after only...

Wow, you seriously had cracked lines after only two years??? ...Gosh, I have a 21 year old wheelhorse with the same fuel lines on it when new. I would never had thought that after only after 2...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 06-17-2009, 05:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 27,826
Posted By kb9nvh
I would agree except, it seems to me, the...

I would agree except, it seems to me, the configuration lends itself more to fire than the tractor type. The fuel tanks are usually gravity fed and any type leak works its way to the rear where the...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 06-16-2009, 08:57 PM
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Posted By kb9nvh
No, I'm awaiting notification from the cpsc...

No, I'm awaiting notification from the cpsc hoping there some type of recall. recently a gravely 2001 model burned up just like mine (on another forum).

Looks like the ZTR's are prone to fires.
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 06-05-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 27,826
Posted By kb9nvh
To close out the SCAG part of this thread..SCAG...

To close out the SCAG part of this thread..SCAG has made its final decision.
They are willing to sell me a tiger cat for 6200 + tx. I'm guessing that's about 800 less than what most folks can get one...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 06-01-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 27,826
Posted By kb9nvh
SCAG contacted me today...They want to work WITH...

SCAG contacted me today...They want to work WITH my insurance company to an equitable solution. (whatever that means for me).

Fair to me would be if I end up with a 60 hour equivalent tiger cub...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 06-01-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 27,826
Posted By kb9nvh
Well, I'm sure there are multiple scenarios that...

Well, I'm sure there are multiple scenarios that could be worked out and the cheapest one that fixes the problem would be the one that gets used.
I know on my 1981 Honda silverwing they used a vacuum...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 06-01-2009, 05:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 27,826
Posted By kb9nvh
I can see where and electronic solenoid would...

I can see where and electronic solenoid would work but the engine key would have to be turned off for the positive shut off. The idea of the vacuum shut of is that if the engine stops running for...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 05-31-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 27,826
Posted By kb9nvh
Well, certainly a few. It appears that mine just...

Well, certainly a few. It appears that mine just had a catastrophic gas line failure. I think that it might be possible to force the failure points of something like this to a place where the gas...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 05-30-2009, 09:37 PM
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Posted By kb9nvh
thanks, I'll update when I find out more.

thanks, I'll update when I find out more.
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 05-25-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 27,826
Posted By kb9nvh
***I would start with the Scag dealer. Explain...

***I would start with the Scag dealer. Explain to them what happened, BUT be honest with them IF there is anything that you know could have caused this. Don't get irate with them because, a) they...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 05-25-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 27,826
Posted By kb9nvh
SCAG had a recall but seems to have ended in...

SCAG had a recall but seems to have ended in 2004. Mines a 2006 with like 50 hours on it. On another forum most think the insurance wont cover something like this..I needed to get specific...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 05-24-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 27,826
Posted By kb9nvh
My SCAG Tiget cub burst into FLAMES today!!

My SCAG Tiget cub burst into FLAMES!!
Model STC48V-19KAI serial C1602194 bought in 2006.
Today after about 30 minutes of mowing my SCAG tiger cub smelled like gasoline for a second, died 10 seconds...
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