Originally Posted by MarcSmith
on a hillside, mower sliding, front brakes applied but slick tires on the front casters will just continue to slip on the grass...
I think on hill sides the more important thing would be a caster lock. ie something to lock the casters from spinning thus keeping the mower pointed in the direction you want to travel.
Also, I'd put most hills side accidents with operator error and not poor equipment design. People get too comfortable/cocky on their machines and push the envelope...
I agree entirely besides here guys would laugh at brakes. Any steep hill dangerous mowing like retention ponds etc... everybody knows to use a 4x4 tractor or some boom attachment mower. lol brakes on non tread tires?
8 x 16 double axle enclosed trailer
09 Scag Turf Tiger 35 Bigblock 61"
08 Scag Tiger cub 48"
Scag 48" walkbehind w/sulky
John Deere 36" walkbehind
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