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Old 07-09-2013, 05:54 AM
ralph02813 ralph02813 is offline
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Originally Posted by Snyder's Lawn Inc View Post
Your 36'' has skinny tires A 48'' might be heavier but they have wider tires

The wider the tire is there is less ground pressure where the tire sits

But a 48'' wont work where you mow then I guess your stuck with a 36'' mower
There is 7/8" difference in the tires I am not sure that would distribute the extra 300 pounds (375 versus 675) any better - besides, some of my better customers have come from guys using bigger and heavier mowers - as I said for the most part, I am on soft ground and of course there is the extra $2,500 to $3,000 which has to be taken into account, then I would half to buy a trailer and always carry one of my 21" with me to get in the tight places.
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