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Old 06-14-2014, 03:26 AM
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Anyone use them traction mats the sell for a stuck car for stuck mower
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Old 06-14-2014, 05:36 PM
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I haven't tried them. For the very few times I've ever gotten stuck, I pulled the Dixie out with the truck once and used a come-along twice.



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Old 06-14-2014, 05:42 PM
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Come along and tow straps. Also a 200ft coil of climbing rope.
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Old 06-14-2014, 08:32 PM
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Come along and tow straps. Also a 200ft coil of climbing rope.
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Climbing rope has saved my butt, once with a truck and once with a skid. Ratchet strap has also worked albeit a little slow.
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Old 06-14-2014, 09:04 PM
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I also use a come a long. The turf tires pack with mud pretty quick when they spin
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I've got a cheap ATV winch mounted on my mowers.
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Anyone use them traction mats the sell for a stuck car for stuck mower
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Not often I get stuck If I do I use another mower with a short strap
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i use my truck to pull the mower out if i get stuck.
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Old 06-16-2014, 01:20 AM
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I haven't tried them. For the very few times I've ever gotten stuck, I pulled the Dixie out with the truck once and used a come-along twice.



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Some of the properties I take care of don't really have trees close enough. I thought of making some kind of mat. And my only other mower is a 36 wb
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Old 06-16-2014, 07:26 AM
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Some of the properties I take care of don't really have trees close enough. I thought of making some kind of mat. And my only other mower is a 36 wb
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It's worth a try. If that doesn't work then you can always carry along a length of rope, tie it to the nearest object (fence post, tree etc) and the tie the other end to a come along. It's just a thought. You could also put more aggressive tires on your mower.
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