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MIKEJ
06-12-2003, 05:55 PM
I have a Lesco 48in gear drive w/b and I am cosidering getting a sulky to speed things up a bit. I find 3rd gear a little slower than I usually walk and 4th I have to almost jog behind the thing. I figured the sulky we be great on some of my bigger properties. My questions are : will my mower pull me around ok being a belt drive and which sulky unit do you guys find work best for you. I was given a price for the lesco unit of $359.00 which seems a little pricey to me. I am 5'10' and weigh 175lbs. . Any info would be helpful THANKS

roscioli
06-12-2003, 06:06 PM
hey, where in ma are you? I got my jungle jim's on ebay for like $200.. scratch and dent, but there was nothing wrong with it at all. CHeck for seller "junglejim" or just search.. Mike

lawncare3
06-12-2003, 06:13 PM
Get a 2 wheel model ONLY! If you get a one wheel model it will make the lines look like !!!! Go with any 2 wheel model you will be MUCH more satisfied trust me. ;)

WeatherMan
06-12-2003, 06:16 PM
I Also bought my Jungle Wheels On Ebay for $125.00 about a year ago And they are still going Strong :D

lawnkid
06-12-2003, 06:17 PM
Hey Mike,
My boss has the same mower as you do and it runs on a 15hp Kawasaki and he just bought a Pro-One dual wheel sulky for it and it's sweet. When I use it, I ride in 4th gear and it's the perfect speed for a sulky I think.

edward hedrick
06-12-2003, 09:20 PM
The Lesco is for hydro's only, Trimmer Trap makes a similiar one

the Bullrider for hydro or Gear. Ed

dcondon
06-12-2003, 09:30 PM
Have you ever been on a sulky???? if not you should try one before you buy one. Some people are very good with it and some really suck !!!

Old 5 LawnCare
06-12-2003, 10:40 PM
Try the ProSlide, it makes much better stripes than a wheeled sulky, no rutting of the turf (your weight is distributed), and when you step off, it flips up out of the way.

Auroris
06-12-2003, 10:58 PM
Proslide - $349. Smooth, stripes, not in the way when not needed, never jack-knifes.