View Full Version : Belt drives and sulkies
06-26-2003, 03:10 AM
would it be too hard to make a zero degree turn on a belt drive walkbehind with a sulky?
06-26-2003, 03:46 AM
no problems and i am no light weight at 230lbs on flat ground. even on hills it's ok ,now steep hills you have to hop off from time to time.
Standing on sulky will be much much faster when turning on 4th and 5th gear than walking behind it. Besides you don't want to spill your guts after 15 min mowing and turning. Don't let the mower pull you, in stead using sulky and be in control of speed all the time. Nobody walk behind mower much more...
06-26-2003, 03:29 PM
we use sulkies on our belts all the time..even our 32" has a sulkie. Saves on time and employee energy
06-26-2003, 03:59 PM
Originally posted by Live4Mowin'
would it be too hard to make a zero degree turn on a belt drive walkbehind with a sulky? IMPOSSIBLE.
Belt drives do not make ZERO degree turns.
Belt drive turn on the stopped inside tire.
Full hydro mowers can turn inside their own tracks, that's a zero degree turn.
To make a belt drive do like a hydro in a turn, you must pull back on the handles in the turn.
For the answer I think you are looking for, you can go faster, less fatigued during the day, and be more productive with a velke.
You can turn faster with one too.
LakeSide Lawn and Landscape
06-26-2003, 04:04 PM
I agree with the L.G.F
06-26-2003, 08:46 PM
I also agree with L.G.F
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