Originally Posted by ddixon7
I have ran my 36" with a velke. I usually do not run a velke on it because it's such a small mower and I only use it in tight back yards. Since it is your primary mower, (it sounds like) than a velke might be a good idea. The mower will easily pull you around. I just don't see much of a point for what I use mine for. Anything bigger than a 36", and you would be a fool not to have a velke.
Pretty much exactly what I was going to say.
I started with a 32" Bob-Cat with Jungle Wheels and I'm about your size.
The 32" are single drive belt units also so you would think it was a problem but, only wet grass on the belt caused a problem for me.