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Victa SPX

Victa SPX Questions & Answers

25/48 (SPX2548), 22/42 (SPX2242), 23/42 (SPX2342), etc...
4.4 from 7 reviews

3 questions from our users

Ray Paterson

Ray Patersonasked

SPX

Does this model have a catcher model?

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Jaktar
Jaktar

hi Ray .i dont think they do make one for the three cutter deck,which has to be side discharge.they do for the smaller 2 cutter .that is a rear discharge. Those models are not in the spx welded deck class by a country mile. surely any main dealer could fit another brands side discharge catcher.I`ve had two before but`are cumbersome mongrel things.
the cut of the welded spx triple deck is so good that that you realy don`t need it if you plan your areas to cut .
if your realy particular ,close down the side shute and connect a tow behind a catcher . cheers .

Ring Victa .as i have nothing to do with them,just like their product. If the dealer you asking cant suggest something ,i`d go see another .

Donald M.

Donald M.asked

SPX

Our mower has belts coming off any idea what it might be it's only done 2hrs work hardy been used.

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Jaktar
Jaktar

belts? the only belt that does come off is the cutter deck belt .are you cutting through lots of sticks etc as they fly up and can drop a belt of on any mower.
one big problem i have found is with the dealer that did the first assy of your mower .lining up every thing that whizzes around under there .lining up is necessary. go to another dealer . or contact victa. i had a good dealer at Hillcrest Brisbane.
one pulley on the fabricated deck needs to be set just right .have a look at it and confirm it is fitted securely with no play in the mounting bolt and never use cheap industrial belts ,they are not up to revs above 1500.rpm .surely the dealer didnt use them ,but is a common trait in the industry .
To make sure i dont flick a belt i always engage the cutter drive with the deck up .then lower it to the cutting height .never have i lost a belt in 4 years unless running into sticks . cheers . oh blow the deck of with a leaf blower after every cut.

Donald M.
Donald M.

thank you very much see how we go best regards Don.

Rob

Robasked

SPX 25/48 (SPX2548)

Can anyone let me know the full specs for the spx 2548. I am looking to purchase as now a run out model and found great price but I can't get the full specs. It maybe too big for my needs and my small shed. I have 1.5acre block and hilly in sections and lots of trees any help would be greatly appreciated. ROB from Ballarat sent 8 Nov 2019

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Jaktar
Jaktar

Hi Rob. you can get the spec on the victa site..What spec do you want ?the overall width with deflector down is about 1600 mm .The length is 1800 mm .sitting butt height is 900 mm . they are a tall unit . 1.5 acres is a small mow for them .i mow about 2.5 acres in a flash. trees no problem as they turn in about 400 mm with great steering. The fabricated deck is strong and to date i`ve had no damage by the odd tree root. i would say its the best machine i`ve ever owned 4years . the deck cuts dead flat not like the rest of the mowers i`ve had . Still running on the original cutter belt, blades and bearings.amazing . Like all mowers just dont hose them down use a air blower . Have fun they they drive and stop on a dime cheers

Rob
Rob

Thanks Jaktar ... what width would it be with deflector up. Shed door when opened is only 1560 wide. I have about 2500mm deep to play with re front to back in the shed so that will fit ok. I couldn't see the full specs for this model on Victa site only the newer models eg SPX 2348 2342 etc. I am doing a comparison to other brands eg engine type, transmission type, front axle, bearings used in wheels etc etc I just found a spec for a US model "2019 Snapper SPX Series 25/48 (2691453)" maybe very much the same as this Aust model but does say it has been redesigned. Maybe an overkill for 1.5acres but can't find a bad review about it a bit keen to go ahead.

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