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Old 02-04-2013, 05:31 PM
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anoyone running a small WB in place of push mower

as the title says, wondering who else doesn't run a 21'' push mower and runs a 32 34 or 36 in its place. thanks.
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:48 PM
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I have only ran my push mowers on one lawn in the last 17 years. Their back yard is very small and they have this garden gate that you have to go through that is only 25" wide. The only reason I mess with it is because the rest of the yard is huge and it is a nice account. So throwing a push mower in the back of the truck that day for that yard is worth it.

Other than that, no push mower here. We use the 36" on all the rest of the backyards with a small gate. Saves you A LOT of time using a hydro 36" over a push mower. Probably 3 to 4 times faster in most instances.

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Old 02-04-2013, 05:53 PM
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[QUOTE=ddixon7;4665713]I have only ran my push mowers on one lawn in the last 17 years. Their back yard is very small and they have this garden gate that you have to go through that is only 25" wide. The only reason I mess with it is because the rest of the yard is huge and it is a nice account. So throwing a push mower in the back of the truck that day for that yard is worth it.

Other than that, no push mower here. We use the 36" on all the rest of the backyards with a small gate. Saves you A LOT of time using a hydro 36" over a push mower.[/QUOTE

thanks for the response. ya I currently am running only a 34'' stand on which works well, its quick and fits in tight spots and gates were you would normally need a smaller mower such as a 21but the 34 ruts are pretty serious. not sure if iam gunna get a larger mower 60'' and a push mower or just stick with the 34.
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Old 02-04-2013, 06:43 PM
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I've been wanting a sarlo 30" for a while. I bought a very old 24" sarlo and i love it. I don't consider a 36" a small walk behind; that's my main mower
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Old 02-04-2013, 07:02 PM
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anoyone running a small WB in place of push mower

36" is the biggest I use on 90% of my yards. But I only use the 21 on one yard with a garden like stated above.
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Old 02-04-2013, 07:11 PM
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i use a 33 for the yards my 36 doesnt fit in but prob would have the 33 if it wasnt my first mower....just kept it around and about twice a week sees some work
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Old 02-04-2013, 07:20 PM
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36" is the biggest I use on 90% of my yards. But I only use the 21 on one yard with a garden like stated above.
is that your largest machine?
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I use a 36 1 day a week, for 4 lawns, I would never use a 21 as most are gated with a good amount of yard to cut. I have one the it would be better to use a 21, but I just bag it with the 36
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I have a 36 that I use on 1 lawn,as soon as they quit/die I'm selling it. Trying not to take anything I can't use my 48 on.
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36" is the biggest I use on 90% of my yards. But I only use the 21 on one yard with a garden like stated above.
is that your largest machine?

I have a 72" diesel but I use it to mow empty lots I get through a real estate company only.
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