Blades and disc may give problems.
I bought the latest model Superswift Big Bob earlier this year. It came with disc and blades that were "upgraded" from the previous model to a lighter weight system with the bolts securing the blades to the disc protruding downwards where they whizz around at 2000 or more rpm looking for rocks and branches hidden in the grass.
A few days afterwards the bolt hit something, cracked the boss and sheared the disc off the drive shaft. The drive shaft fortunately did not bend. (great engine)
No answers from the dealer or distributor but an o...nline after-market parts supplier responded immediately to my enquiry and the problem was sorted quickly. I fitted the disc and blades that were on the previous model (heavier and with nothing protruding to snag on hidden rocks) for less than a $100. Weeks later and still no more problems. Great machine – easy start – few stalls in long grass. The dealer rang me back weeks after I contacted him, to say he had replacement parts – (another set of the original blades). When I tried to explain the problem he laughed and hung up on me in mid sentence. The distributor (Allpower) was pretty relaxed about it as well. They didn't answer my initial online enquiry and politely refused compensation or replacement after I rang and sent photos.
Questions & Answers
Can someone tell me if the Big Bob and Little Bob have pressure oil lubrication method or splash method? I can't find this information anywhere and the dealer near me didn't know either. I have some steep sections on my block and would like to know prior to purchase. Sue
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Where can I get a Superswift, secondhand: a good one?
|Category||Petrol Lawn Mowers||Petrol Lawn Mowers||Petrol Lawn Mowers||Petrol Lawn Mowers|
|Cutting Deck Material||Steel|
|Cutting Width||533 mm||533 mm|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)||2 year(s)||2 year(s)||2 year(s)|
|Engine / Motor|
|Engine Name||4.2hp Kohler XT-7||Honda|
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