Originally Posted by BrunoT
Some of you have "size issues".
It's a mowing rig. No wonder you need $45,000 diesel trucks to tow them around. Two 3500 lb. axles would be more than enough for most.
Yes 3,500lb axles will support the load technically. The issue is that a 5,200lb axle will last much longer under daily use and be more versatile for other uses like a small tractor, or large load of mulch. This could also be easily towed by a used 3/4 ton gas truck bought for less than $10K.