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Old 03-31-2014, 10:10 PM
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How fast are belt drive walk behinds?

Hey all, I'm looking into getting a used bobcat ransome 36in belt drive walk behind, and I'm wondering if anyone has an idea of how fast they will go? (Or belt drives in general)? Thank you!
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Mine goes faster than I can comfortably walk. I bet google could tell you
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Old 03-31-2014, 10:21 PM
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Mine goes faster than I can comfortably walk. I bet google could tell you
Ok.,:-) thanks bad jeep it coming!
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Bad Jeep?

What is the meaning of this?
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Old 03-31-2014, 10:35 PM
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the ground speed of a peerless transmission walk behind mower is between 6 and 7 miles per hour.

a quick brisk walk, for someone who is reasonable shape is 5 mph.

most people (and most 21" mowers that are getting pushed) move around 3.8 mph.

Generally a 36" walk behind belt drive can cut 1.75 acres per hour at 80% efficiency.

If you do most of your guessing/estimating on 1.5 acres per hour you should be safe.

If you are walking and not riding a velke, call that number 1 acre per hour (because there is no way you can keep up with 5th gear in just your nikes!)
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Old 03-31-2014, 10:37 PM
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Bad Jeep?

What is the meaning of this?
???? no clue!!! I don't know what I did!! Major typo!!!
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Old 03-31-2014, 10:39 PM
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the ground speed of a peerless transmission walk behind mower is between 6 and 7 miles per hour.

a quick brisk walk, for someone who is reasonable shape is 5 mph.

most people (and most 21" mowers that are getting pushed) move around 3.8 mph.

Generally a 36" walk behind belt drive can cut 1.75 acres per hour at 80% efficiency.

If you do most of your guessing/estimating on 1.5 acres per hour you should be safe.

If you are walking and not riding a velke, call that number 1 acre per hour (because there is no way you can keep up with 5th gear in just your nikes!)
yeah totally agree to start off I'll walk it until I'm comfortable with a sulky thank you!
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Old 03-31-2014, 10:41 PM
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My 36" belt drive bobcat goes 5.1 mph.
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Old 03-31-2014, 10:42 PM
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My 36" belt drive bobcat goes 5.1 mph.
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Oh! Sweet! How old is yours?
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Old 03-31-2014, 11:01 PM
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It's a 2012 I think. But I've got an older one from the 90s and they keep up with each other.
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