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Post by Admin on Sun Oct 23, 2011 6:11 am


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Post by Kingwood990 on Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:32 am

That was interesting. I always thought that Dixie Chopper had a quick machine. I usually forget about Hustler mowers. After seeing this I want a Hustler.

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Post by Admin on Wed Oct 26, 2011 2:26 pm

Well I'm not a fan of Hustler mowers although they make an excellent mower. I personally don't see mowing at the 18mph they say it can do. I would think that speed would only be good for the transport mode of the machine or racing.

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Post by Kingwood990 on Wed Oct 26, 2011 2:28 pm

Admin wrote:Well I'm not a fan of Hustler mowers although they make an excellent mower. I personally don't see mowing at the 18mph they say it can do. I would think that speed would only be good for the transport mode of the machine or racing.

I am going to agree with you. It is no way this thing can mow at 18mph. If you could you would still have to slow down due to bumps and other hazards. They do make a good machine though.

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Post by Admin on Wed Oct 26, 2011 2:35 pm

The other thing I see or that is a downfall to that Hyper drive is the motor size. it comes with either a 31 hp or 37 hp Kawasaki and I can tell you from what I've been reading on some other forums I sure would want its gas bill. affraid

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Post by Kingwood990 on Wed Oct 26, 2011 3:01 pm

I think I could live with a 31 horse Kaw. A 37 horse Kaw sounds like it would suck the gas down as fast as you can put it in. I thought my 26 horse Kaw was thirsty.

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