A zero turn mower has become famous in the past few years.
A zero turn mower can be very helpful to those who have large or medium lawns.
Talking about the time a zero turn mower can be the best option for people who are looking for quick & precise mowing.
Because of the size and power this mower generates, it is very easy to mow your lawn. A problem might arise for learning the zero turn mower as it is a bit complicated.
One of the most important feature is they contain a transaxle on back of their wheels, allowing the user to move each one of them independently from the other with a push or pull of a lever.So when one wheel moves forward the other wheel moves backward, and with this move the mower can perform a spin and cut all the grass in the radius.
Once you learn how to drive a zero turn mower, you might not go back to the push mower or other riding mowers.
How to choose the best commercial zero-turn mower?
- Deck Size:-
The deck cutting size can be expected to be huge in case of a zero turn riding mower. But, when we are looking to buy a zero turn mower, we should always look for the deck size .provided in the mower. A deck size in simple words is the area a mower mows in a single pass. A zero turn mower with huge deck size can obviosuly be more helpful.
The bigger your deck is the more area it will cover while mowing.
Keep in mind that a bigger deck might slow a bit, the mowing time which would also be based on different factors such as- machine’s hp, any possible hurdles while mowing.
- The Brand:-
The brand of the mower really is an important factor while purchasing one. You don’t want to go for a lawn mower which has good specs, is costly , but from a brand you have never heard of.
Buying from brands also help the user as they know that they can trust on the brand name and can ask for help anytime if some problem arises.
Always see reviews of people on the brand before buying. The zero turn mower is expensive and you don’t want to waste your money on some local brand.
Driving lawnmowers usually come in 3 different kinds of transmission- automatic, manual, & hydrostatic. You don’t have to get into the details of automatic & manual coz with zero-turn lawn mowers, almost all have hydrostatic transmission.
Hydrostatic transmission takes care of pulley & belt-systems, & uses adjustable displacement pumps that use liquid-flow to control the motor, in their place.
Compressed-lubricant is used by the pump to transport pistons inside drive-system. The Hydrostatic motor gets powered by pistons, making wheels of the lawnmower turn.
Due to that, you get additional power & manoeuvrability than several other kind of transmission. The improved response-time permits the driver to easily change direction & speed.
You may clearly notice how this will be beneficial on a zero-turn lawnmower. Many of these also have cruise-control option, to allow the machine to do more of your work that you may have thought of doing.
- Horsepower (hp):-
- The more the horsepower the quicker your zero turn mower will run. The selection of horse power depends on the lawn size you want to use the mower for.
If you have a small or medium lawn, you might not require a lawn mower with more horsepower.
Horsepower in simple terms can be defined as the power of your engine. The more power your engine has the better cut it will provide to you.
- Fuel Capacity:-
Before deciding to choose your final lawnmower, do keep in mind its fuel-capacity. Coz after considering all the previously mentioned points, it finally comes down to the total garden or farm-area that you wish to trim.
You won’t want to stop in the middle of work, to fill the fuel-tank again. Not if you don’t want to.
It might be tricky to calculate the amount of fuel that you would need, to trim out your lawn. But if you have good fuel-capacity carrying lawn-mower, the things just get easier as you don’t have to worry about fuel.
In addition, the quantity of fuel needed also depends on the mower-type, its weight, its speed & hp, weight of the occupant or driver, the length, width and height of the land, weight of any attached equipment/s such as collector or detacher, and the size of grass that is ti be cut- are a few ‘to be named’ variables.
If there’s any doubt, just go for a good capacity fuel-tank equipped lawnmower, if not the largest. This will result in you spending lesser time on filling it. This in-turn means more money saved in your wallet.