Here at The Links at Brunello we hand mow approaches ,collars and Tee's 5 to 6 days a week . We have a small fleet of individually trailer-ed mowers . Having one go down is always a bad thing having to wait 3 days to a week for 2 throttle cables even worse . Recently 2 mowers went down and I managed to bend something on the remaining cable to get us by . ( Very Lucky)
Anyhow I'm managing to keep spare parts to help eliminate downtime of certain items we seem to go through on these Toro 1600 mowers .
Not hard to get them up and running having parts in stock .
While waiting on cables I researched a small engine supply company were dealing with and found that they sold the actual cable that runs through the sheathing .
Great!! I can use the old sheathing and make some for back stock . Talking on the forums one of the guys had an extra Z bender in his tool box and mailed it out to me . Thanks Bill ,from Florida .
One of my homemade bends , not much choice here cable was broken off pretty short .
But it made it till the parts arrived .
Very basic tool push end in hole and pull down to make a 90
Then roll it around to the slot
and pull up .
Turned out pretty good
If the sheathing is good slide it back in with lube on it and put in parts room . Not the first time we broke one .
cable $11 for 100 ft .
Big savings !!