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KevinACrider
06-19-2008, 06:06 PM
Does anyone have this and if so, how is it? Do you have more pictures. The eBay ad does not show much. Seems like a very inexpensive solution to walking. All the dealers want $300 or more for these things.

http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-MS2000-18-Single-Wheel-Mower-Sulky_W0QQitemZ230261609541QQihZ013QQcategoryZ82248QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Supper Grassy
06-19-2008, 06:30 PM
I am looking at them as well but the 2 wheel version can someone give input

kjslawn
06-19-2008, 07:00 PM
Does anyone have this and if so, how is it? Do you have more pictures. The eBay ad does not show much. Seems like a very inexpensive solution to walking. All the dealers want $300 or more for these things.

http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-MS2000-18-Single-Wheel-Mower-Sulky_W0QQitemZ230261609541QQihZ013QQcategoryZ82248QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Get a TWO WHEEL

Green Finger
06-19-2008, 07:06 PM
My dealer also told me to get the two wheel. I had the one wheel years ago. Looking to upgrade to the two wheel. Dealer wants $320.00

zemzabob
06-19-2008, 07:14 PM
Yeah I would think the two wheel model would be a lot better.

Chris G
06-19-2008, 07:40 PM
one wheels are harder to use but two wheels leave weird lines in the striping....its a compromise. Maybe you should look down and click the link to the proslide page...lol

tamadrummer
06-19-2008, 07:44 PM
I have the same one but the brand name one I think it is called "Mower Sulky" or something. Single wheel

Works fine but IMHO it is only useful on large properties. In normal neighborhoods, it is a total pain in the can to use and I would just rather walk behind the walk behind.....


I would not hesitate to buy this again, I may change it to the 2 wheeled but the single wheeled works just fine as well.

Texas Mower Parts
06-19-2008, 08:06 PM
It is made by Havener and they are so-so on quality. I much prefer the Velke brand products. You do get what you pay for!
http://www.havenerent.com/

MnGreen
06-19-2008, 08:17 PM
I have the (2) wheel Velke on my new Ferris 52"
Thing works great.. holds my 250lbs trails and rides nice.
Has chain lock up under handle bars if you dont want to use it.
Leaves no tracks that I have seen....$325 installed from Dealer with mower.

btnj47
06-19-2008, 08:25 PM
I also am looking for a 2 wheel one. anyone have imput on the 2 wheel caster type or the regular 2 wheel one

Puddle of Oil
06-19-2008, 08:27 PM
if i were u id stay away from a one wheeled all together. when i was using one it seemed like id have to put on a balancing act when using it. 2 wheeled is more balanced with more room for ur legs 2 move around. plus with a one wheeled ull have a line running down the middle of ur line, if that makes any sense?lol

CGlisson
06-20-2008, 12:06 AM
one wheels are harder to use but two wheels leave weird lines in the striping....its a compromise. Maybe you should look down and click the link to the proslide page...lol

This guy knows what he's talking about. Have you seen the Proslide in action? Once you see it, there's no comparison...

whoopassonthebluegrass
06-20-2008, 12:37 AM
Does anyone have this and if so, how is it? Do you have more pictures. The eBay ad does not show much. Seems like a very inexpensive solution to walking. All the dealers want $300 or more for these things.

http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-MS2000-18-Single-Wheel-Mower-Sulky_W0QQitemZ230261609541QQihZ013QQcategoryZ82248QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

I own one. I ended up modifying it to a 2-wheeler b/c I was going through tires like crazy...

Durability-wise (omitting the tire), though - it's doing me great!!

lawnboy dan
06-20-2008, 07:51 AM
i had one -wears out very fast and i greased it daily. velkie much better

topsites
06-20-2008, 08:43 AM
You're supposed to replace the bushings on these things once a year...
There's at least 4 of them, two in the hitch itself, two in the swivel at the end of the trailing arm... And I would almost think there's two more but I don't recall where, anyhow if these things aren't replaced they get out of balance and act stupid.

jkason
06-20-2008, 09:34 AM
Proslide all the way. No busted ankles.

whoopassonthebluegrass
06-20-2008, 11:19 AM
Proslide all the way. No busted ankles.

These can't jackknife.

dura to the max
06-20-2008, 11:23 AM
another vote for proslide. best finish ive seen after a sulky. if you want a 2 wheeled version look at the bullrider.

Varsity L&G
06-20-2008, 12:11 PM
Looks like the one I paid 250 from the dealer for.

Made by H something. So far I have been pleased with it.

Richard Martin
06-20-2008, 02:48 PM
One of the biggest advantages to the "real thing" is it works properly. Just as soon as you try to back up one of these knock-off sulkies you'll see why the Velke is $300. A Velke will rotate in a 360 degree circle. These knock-offs will only rotate until they hit the arm.

KevinACrider
06-20-2008, 03:03 PM
To be honest with you guys, I can't think of the last time I ever backed up my WB anyway.

bill9009
06-20-2008, 04:35 PM
I just bought the 2 swivel wheel model, and I have to say its awesome. I ordered it on a thursday night and he shipped it out friday fedex and it arrived monday. It seems to be pretty good quality. Some paint has chipped of already but thats to be expected I guess. Here is the one I bought

Swivel Wheel Sulky (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=230259792838&ssPageName=STRK:MEWN:IT&ih=013)

Supper Grassy
06-20-2008, 05:46 PM
I just bought the 2 swivel wheel model, and I have to say its awesome. I ordered it on a thursday night and he shipped it out friday fedex and it arrived monday. It seems to be pretty good quality. Some paint has chipped of already but thats to be expected I guess. Here is the one I bought

Swivel Wheel Sulky (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=230259792838&ssPageName=STRK:MEWN:IT&ih=013)

what mower is it hooked to?

lawnboy dan
06-20-2008, 09:31 PM
topsites-yes i realize you have to replace the bushings-ythe problem is getting them! at least the right ones any way. finally i did get the right ones after a long search and got another year out of it-this time the housings for the bushings had worn away and there is too much play even with new bushings-this thing is low quality no matter how you cut it. my velkie has held up for 3 years with out replacing the bushings. grease is the key!

Toy2
06-20-2008, 09:51 PM
I've had my 2 wheel for 3 years, still holding up, grease the heck out of it, works when I need it. Got one for a local LCO who uses his more than I do, no complaints. Get the 2 wheel.

Grits
06-20-2008, 09:59 PM
Looks like the one I paid 250 from the dealer for.

Made by H something. So far I have been pleased with it.

Havener Enterprises

bill9009
06-20-2008, 11:07 PM
what mower is it hooked to?

Scag 52" Hydro.