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Old 09-25-2013, 07:58 AM
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Does anyone have any thoughts on how fuel consumption in your walk-behind with sulky/velke compares to Stand on mowers? Obviously it consumes more fuel than if you were just walking behind it, but is it as much as a larger stand on or Rider unit?
No difference whatsoever. The motor isn't working any harder unless you are forcing the thing to drag you up and down hills all day long, and even thn I wouldn't be worried about fuel economy and more about how you are killing your mower.
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Old 09-25-2013, 04:17 PM
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Does anyone use a sulky on a single hydro?
I have one for my 32" ferris hydrocut and I do not recommend it. It is difficult to turn and to maneuver.
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Old 09-30-2013, 05:16 PM
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I thought so. My 36" Hydrocut shouldn't be any different.
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Old 09-30-2013, 05:23 PM
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I bought one for my BOP Q32 back in the day...but, frankly, I prefer to walk. I would not want a job that requires sitting or standing.................that pretty much leaves walking, right?? LOL
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Old 09-30-2013, 05:28 PM
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I bought one for my BOP Q32 back in the day...but, frankly, I prefer to walk. I would not want a job that requires sitting or standing.................that pretty much leaves walking, right?? LOL
I'm with you, Valk.
Been walking my lawns since 198?.
I like to walk, I walk all day, what can I say?
(seriously, my heart rate and weight still impress my doctor.)
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Old 09-30-2013, 06:11 PM
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Old 09-30-2013, 06:27 PM
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How many lawns do you guys walk/service and how large are they?
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Just cause you are fast, does not mean you are maken the cash!
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Old 09-30-2013, 06:41 PM
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Just cause you are fast, does not mean you are maken the cash!
Really? We would never get done or make enough money if we had to walk.

How many lawns do you walk/service? How large are they?
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Old 10-02-2013, 10:26 PM
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For those who use a sulky or velke: Does it cushion the uneveness of the ground like a stander would?? I have back problems, which is why I use a stander instead of a sit down mower. I was wondering if riding on the rough terrain with a sulky would add to back pain? Is there one out there that cushions the blow more? I'm Actually thinking of going from standers to scag walk behinds with ride on attachments because of the lower expense of operation.
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