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Old 10-12-2012, 03:30 PM
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Best sulky value for 36" hydro WB?

Bought my TTHP at the beginning of this season, thought I would get a sulky then too, but didn't want to fork out the extra cash and ended up walking all lawns this season. Wanted to see what you guys thought was the best sulky for a 36" WB? I know for the smaller/lighter machines like mine, not all sulkies will work well. I want to be able to roll right along not have the front end in the air like a funny car

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Old 10-12-2012, 05:25 PM
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I have a velky on my toro 36" belted WB - I hate it. Too many movement points, so the ride is incredibly rough if the yard is rough. I am thinking of getting a bull rider, but it doesn't hang up as well as the velky for trailering. Ride on it looks smooth though.
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Old 10-12-2012, 06:38 PM
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I was thinking of one of those wheel cage kaddys to replace my jungle wheels on a ferris 36" hydro, I just put new wheel bearings in the jungle wheels an Im running out of equiptment money so that wont happen anytime soon.
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:39 PM
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I was thinking of one of those wheel cage kaddys to replace my jungle wheels on a ferris 36" hydro, I just put new wheel bearings in the jungle wheels an Im running out of equiptment money so that wont happen anytime soon.
I am also looking at the wheel caddy advertised on this website. The video looks very impressive. We ran the 1 wheel exmark stand ons this season, but I really don't like the single tire track down the middle, especially in soft conditions.

I would only run the single wheel if your operators are little guys, like less than 170 pounds.
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Old 10-12-2012, 07:05 PM
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velkie x2 is my choice. well worth the $ had mine 4 seasons-no repairs
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Old 10-12-2012, 09:55 PM
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I run a velkie on my 36" but the mower is too light. Then 2 yrs ago the hitch broke on my 48" so I robbed it from the 36" and put it on the 48". I have walked it since. Come to think of it I didn't like it on the 36".
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So far most of what is mentioned is what WONT work.
Anyone use a sulky with success on their 36 WB?
Am I stuck walking larger properties?
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:27 PM
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So far most of what is mentioned is what WONT work.
Anyone use a sulky with success on their 36 WB?
Am I stuck walking larger properties?
I use jungle wheels on my 36" Lesco. Yes they don't tie up nice like the velky, but the 2 tires seems to absorb more shock, pretty smooth in my opinion.
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too light? i run mine on a toro 32 with no problem and i weigh 200lbs.
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