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16 HP Bunton: pull sulky?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Wayne Offiler, Mar 21, 2001.

  1. Wayne Offiler

    Wayne Offiler LawnSite Member
    Posts: 113

    I found a 52" Bunton WB, hydro, 3 yrs old, like new. Has 16 HP B&S Vanguard. Will it pull a sulky ok? Would prefer a Proslide, enough power here? (I weigh 160 lb.)

    AVRECON LawnSite Senior Member
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  3. Mark

    Mark LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 723

    That 16hp Briggs Vanguard will pull you all over them yards. Ive got the same engine on one of my 52 walkbehinds,been the best engine ive ever had 8yr 4672hrs i have replaced i belt,a regulator..and thats it. Preventive maintaince is the key. Good luck with your new machine. Marks Mowing Service Ps have yet to change out a spindel bearing yet that engine is on a Snapper 52 Loop Steering built like a tank,and cuts as good as any out there,i run doubles
  4. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,360

    I use my sulky behind my 12.5 kawi belt drive and it works just fine.

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