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Old 11-07-2012, 06:06 PM
StanWilhite StanWilhite is offline
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Originally Posted by smitty's lawncare View Post
Lately when i have been running my scag wb mower (it has new rear tires), i have noticed that when i turn, the grass gets ripped and torn by the tire that pivots. What is the best way to prevent this from happening? is there a better way to turn tightly? thank you!
If you're talking a hydro machine:

Anytime a tire that has decent tread pivots on grass, you're usually gonna do some amount of damage. The trick is to try to never let the inside tire stop and pivot. It should always be moving slowly forward or backward (depending on how tight the turn is) but try to never let it sit still and pivot. It just takes time to master, and even then it's gonna happen (to some degree) every now and then.

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