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I bought the new Cub Cadet Tank SZ ( the rider with the steering wheel ) ill let you guys know how she works out . http://www.cubcadet.com/wcsstore/Cub...bruary2012.pdf
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Did you go that route due to all of the hills we have in this area?

I don't know if it really works on hills any better than other ZTRs, but that's what the literature implies.
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Did you go that route due to all of the hills we have in this area?

I don't know if it really works on hills any better than other ZTRs, but that's what the literature implies.
I am not sure you will find it works better on hills as most good ztrs will hold a hill until they slide down it from weight or would roll. And the cub tank will roll just as quickly as the others as well as side just as fast. But you will see a steering differance as they are using the old Gizmow design of controling steering with the front casters. I never would sell the Gizmow as I always thought that the steering system could be a problem but from what I understand they are holding up quite well in use.
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I didn't like it at first but it's growing on me. Very versatile , doesn't look as professional as a lap bar unit but I difinintelt get looks! Stripes very well. Although this unit is made for hills , yes it has front wheel control but the small wheel base kinda counter acts it. O well I like it and will continue to use it. 4 out of 5.
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I am not sure you will find it works better on hills as most good ztrs will hold a hill until they slide down it from weight or would roll. And the cub tank will roll just as quickly as the others as well as side just as fast. But you will see a steering differance as they are using the old Gizmow design of controling steering with the front casters. I never would sell the Gizmow as I always thought that the steering system could be a problem but from what I understand they are holding up quite well in use.
I thought so too with all the gears under the feet. It does look to be a possible issue to come , with rocks & debri getting in there but so far so good. I will say that it does much better creeping down a hill versus a standard lap bar , this has pros and cons just as everything else. Take care
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I am not sure you will find it works better on hills as most good ztrs will hold a hill until they slide down it from weight or would roll.

Lol, I've crapped my pants a few times going for a few nice slides down a hill... When I mow across a hill, I angle myself slightly so the front is facing upwards, jussssst a tad.

Tractors have more traction going in reverse too, just not up MY trailer for some reason.. dammit.

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Man, I'm working in the wrong section of town. LOL!

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Lol thanks guys! Ya I love the stripes..I try to stripe my yards as much as possible, to set myself off from the other 3000 crews out there. My previous company was named "striper" but all my customers pronounced "stripper" . A pole in the trailer wouldn't be a bad idea actually lol. Thanks
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