Originally Posted by JCLawn and more
Um a 60inch mower at 10.5 mph is about 6 acres a hour on the money. Times that by 2.5 is 15 acres on the money. It takes my guy about 1.5 hrs to do the trimming and then gets on the other mower for about a hour and that mow can do about 4.5 acres a hour. So we could potentially mow 19 acres but its chopped up in different section, hills, and obstacles. Not my faul you mow at grandma speeds on your tractor lol The one is a 26hp diesel kubora ztr and the other is a 21hp diesel grasshopper. We use oh about a total of 4 gallons of diesel there so I can mow it for about $11 in diesel
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Wow that's amazing. My Scag's with 61" deck 35hp VG will cut 5 acres per hour if your really pushing it on slow growth on a weekly wide open account. I guess the secret I'm missing is I don't have a diesel. I'll have to put a Bota and Hopper diesel on the list to demo next year.
I also wished diesel was $2.75 gal here in TX as well. It was $3.74 per when I filled up the truck yesterday.