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Old 01-31-2013, 02:23 PM
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pull behind atv rough cutting

i'm looking for a mower i can pull behind my atv.

looking to cut grass 24" to 8"

want to use it for field/ditch mowing and also around the farm for various mowing.

thinking either 40-60 just seeing whats out there.

i'm guessing the 2 blade ones would handle the tall stuff better.
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Old 01-31-2013, 03:29 PM
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I'd say a small tractor with a brush cutter on the back would be better. You'll be fueling two engines using the atv. If that's not an issue, check out Land Pride stuff.
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Old 01-31-2013, 04:25 PM
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I have an older bush hog brand one with a honda engine on it. I'm not very happy with it. I'd much rather have a small tractor.
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Old 01-31-2013, 07:33 PM
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My neighbor tried a pull behind with his atv and found he had to go so slow that the atv would overheat and shut off.
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Old 01-31-2013, 10:02 PM
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My neighbor tried a pull behind with his atv and found he had to go so slow that the atv would overheat and shut off.
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I have a liquid cooled atv. That won't be a problem.
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Old 02-01-2013, 12:06 AM
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Definitively don't get a single blade one...those big blades are hard to come by. And most of them cut 6-8" tops, nothing higher.
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Old 02-01-2013, 01:55 PM
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These guys are just a few miles away from me. I have met the owner and designer, good people. It is very well made and if your serious about a pull behind there is no better.

I use pull behinds for over 18 years now. I have custom fabricated 2 units, and adapted a Swisher 60" with a 20hp to my application.

The Kunz would be the best unit from what little i know of your application.

http://www.kunzeng.com/
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Old 04-10-2013, 08:35 PM
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I have a quad boss pull behind rough rut mower. I think it's made by swisher. I've had it for a few years and is a good machine. The adjustable tongue is the week link though. It has break away blades on it. I took over doing a property that a guy was doing with a tractor. The property has some pretty step hills. I can do some of the hills he couldn't. Some I need 4x4 on and some are that steep I wont take the atv on. I pull it with an 08 honda foreman. I have never had a problem with it over heating or anything.
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Old 04-10-2013, 08:42 PM
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Swisher pull behind is good for the job. I have had three of the 44" finish mowers. The rough cut version is more like a bush hog. All depends on what you are cutting but they are priced decent. I get mine at tractor supply. You can find them on cragislist, but pricing and condition are all over the board
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