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Old 10-20-2013, 02:43 PM
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I run 2 52" scag walk behinds with velkies. I going to add a 36" walk behind over the winter.
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Old 10-21-2013, 09:58 PM
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I'll never run just walk behinds again. The first time I was in business (prior to enlisting in the Navy) I ran a Gravely 34 WB and I would never go back to that, or even a larger walk behind. I was doing about 20 accounts a week and was absolutely exhausted at the end of the day. My feet hurt, my knees hurt, my legs were shot; not to mention it wasn't very productive. This time around I purchased a Gravely Pro Turn 148 and my productivity is exponentially higher and after a day of mowing I feel great; it fits through most gates, leaves less rutting and is faster. I'll probably buy another 34 walk behind in the future so that I can pick up more accounts with small gates but I'll never go back to running a walk behind only.
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Old 10-21-2013, 11:16 PM
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Originally Posted by lawnsaspire View Post
Do you guys use your walk behinds for leaf cleanups?
I do when my LaZer is inconveniently in the back of the truck (meaning that it'd take me longer to move stuff & pull it out than it would to do more passes with whichever wb is convenient).

I really don't like to, tho. I notice more blow out from the front & right side of deck on my 52" TTHP. I don't have that problem with the 52" LaZer, it seemingly has more suction around the deck. Both mowers have mulch kits and exact same blades (Gator G6's).

Gotta do a search about this and see if others have the same issue.... might make a thread on it.
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