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timsjeep
02-06-2004, 10:56 PM
Just purchased a new walk behind made by Walker. Here are some pictures.
Specs:
15hp Kwasaki
48" SD Deck
Sulky

timsjeep
02-06-2004, 10:59 PM
Here is another

timsjeep
02-06-2004, 11:00 PM
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timsjeep
02-06-2004, 11:01 PM
Sulky closed up

timsjeep
02-06-2004, 11:02 PM
48" SD Deck - Tilt up

timsjeep
02-06-2004, 11:03 PM
Side by side with the 42" GHS

zero_turn_mowers
02-06-2004, 11:18 PM
Does the sulky fold up, from the pics looks that what it looks like, I know this is a dumb question but did you have to buy the sulky extra or is that a part of the Walker WB.


Tim

timsjeep
02-07-2004, 12:05 AM
The sulky just pushes up against the mower and attaches, then the platform folds up. It is very stout and works well.

As for the sulky, it was 325 extra. They are rather proud of it, but it is a quality product. The mower was 5247 with the deck and sulky.

John Gamba
02-07-2004, 06:07 AM
Will you ever show it mowing tall grass????????????
John

ksland
02-07-2004, 08:32 AM
Why would you wan't to see it mow tall grass? Who mows tall grass? Do you mow once a month or something? Walker is a high quality finish mower that will make your exmarks look like Murrays

While you are on the pride kick why don't you senselessly post pictures of your over the hill red machines again. :rolleyes:

John Gamba
02-07-2004, 08:47 AM
Originally posted by ksland
Why would you wan't to see it mow tall grass? Who mows tall grass? Do you mow once a month or something? Walker is a high quality finish mower that will make your exmarks look like Murrays

While you are on the pride kick why don't you senselessly post pictures of your over the hill red machines again. :rolleyes:

I did take one out, You are correct in that they do mow short grass very well BUT if you get the correct weather the grass can grow very fast! then what do you do? You get an out dated mower to do the job.
I will say that the walker is great in short dry grass.
Oh i have some info for you on the NEW 52" walker deck. The blade speed is 16,200 FPM. And they bafled the deck to stop blow out and to cut the tall weeds better.
John

James Cormier
02-07-2004, 08:50 AM
I dont mow (just fert & squirt) but I sure love those walker mowers, My wife will not let me replace my 10 year old 44 toro with one.

Ive talked with Bob Walker several times he is a great guy and really cares about his product and the guys that buy them.

Tvov
02-07-2004, 09:24 AM
Originally posted by ksland
that will make your exmarks look like Murrays



Ouch!

oleo
02-07-2004, 11:57 AM
Walkers cut nice but they dont hold hills worth a damn! Great machine otherwise!

blankenshiplawncare
02-07-2004, 06:20 PM
I had understood that one of the advantages of a Walker is that it navigates hills better than regular Zero Turn mowers. Any comments. This is from one of their sales brochures. Any way you shake it, I think they are awesome. If I had more money I would have bought one. I was limited to my JD. One day. Question, how long have you been working with the GHS. It looks new. All the other pictures on Walker's I have seen they are all scared up on the deck. Are you meticulous with cleaning or is it fairly new?

Phil

proenterprises
02-07-2004, 10:37 PM
nice new macine. !!!!!

gogetter
02-07-2004, 11:57 PM
Tim, thanks for sharing the pics. That sulky looks like a pretty neat design.

Does the metal bodywork over the engine serve any purpose?

If you get a chance could you get a pic of the deck flipped up? I like that feature a lot!.

I'd like to see them design a different style of controls instead of the pistol grips. Something a little more with the times.

Congrats on the new purchase.

timsjeep
02-08-2004, 03:17 PM
Originally posted by gogetter
Tim, thanks for sharing the pics. That sulky looks like a pretty neat design.

Does the metal bodywork over the engine serve any purpose?

If you get a chance could you get a pic of the deck flipped up? I like that feature a lot!.

I'd like to see them design a different style of controls instead of the pistol grips. Something a little more with the times.

Congrats on the new purchase.

I thought that same thing about the pistol grips untill I took it for a test spin. This is the best handling WB I have ever used. The controls are very sensitive and responsive. With my old pistol grip Gravely, JD, and Toro mowers, the distance from the grip to the brake lever was almost too much for my hands to reach. The walkers are nice and tight to the grip and they are very easy to squeeze. If you don't want to buy a new machine, don't demo this or you will have a new mower! I will get some pics of the deck up for you soon. Tim

Green Finger
02-09-2004, 04:02 PM
Nice mowers. Have fun

timsjeep
02-10-2004, 06:39 PM
Originally posted by gogetter
If you get a chance could you get a pic of the deck flipped up? I like that feature a lot!.
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Here are some of the deck in the up position. Tim

timsjeep
02-10-2004, 06:41 PM
And up it goes. Gotta love the space savings.

timsjeep
02-10-2004, 06:42 PM
Here is the underside of the 48" SD deck.

ksland
02-10-2004, 07:08 PM
Drooooooooooll:(

GTLC
02-10-2004, 09:13 PM
Wow tim, i must say that is the cleanest garage I have ever seen!

broken leg
02-12-2004, 11:16 PM
Love my Walker. Bough it in Burlington NC Byrd Tractor. Great machine.

BrianK10
02-13-2004, 12:28 PM
Very nice. LOVE the flip up deck. Good luck with it this season!

Brian

advantagelawn
03-08-2004, 01:36 AM
crappy deck design, no baffles=no mulching. maybe that explains why you always have to use a collection system with a walker.

Doc Pete
03-08-2004, 05:37 AM
Originally posted by ksland
Why would you wan't to see it mow tall grass? Who mows tall grass? Do you mow once a month or something? Walker is a high quality finish mower that will make your exmarks look like Murrays


And this is from a professional???? No wonder this forum has so much fighting, we let kids get on here.

Doc Pete
03-08-2004, 05:43 AM
Originally posted by John Gamba
IBUT if you get the correct weather the grass can grow very fast! then what do you do? You get an out dated mower to do the job.
Too bad Walker put outdated rear tires on their machine. Between the small sulky tires, and hard rear mower tires, it may give a good cut, the operator will feel like he went 10 rounds with Mike Tyson after mowing grass that's not golf course smooth.
DP

John Gamba
03-08-2004, 05:54 AM
[QUOTE]Originally posted by Doc Pete
[B]And this is from a professional???? No wonder this forum has so much fighting, we let kids get on here.

I know:rolleyes:

advantagelawn
03-09-2004, 12:29 AM
just stating the facts. not an argument. been in this business for seven years now. guess thats not professional...

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timsjeep
03-09-2004, 12:34 AM
well, I don't know why you think its a bad deck design. I have been runing Walkers, Exmarks, and Gravely's for years and I have no real problems with the Walkers compared to the others. You must have a much tougher grass to cut then we do. Tim

John Gamba
03-09-2004, 05:28 AM
[QUOTE]Originally posted by timsjeep
[You must have a much tougher grass to cut then we do. Tim

Thanks tim I think you summed it up:cool:

John