200 extra pounds

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by TiredOfWalking, May 6, 2005.

  1. TiredOfWalking

    TiredOfWalking LawnSite Member
    Posts: 40

    Is using say a 1200lb Super Z much harder on a lawn than maybe a 1000lb mini-z?
     
  2. scott's turf

    scott's turf LawnSite Senior Member
    from NH
    Posts: 949

    If the tires have a 20% bigger foot print they would be the same? It is all about pressure not force.
     
  3. green acres lawns

    green acres lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 362

    My 52" with 23x10:50x12's is more prone to rutting than my 60" with 24x12x12's. I have concidered putting the wider tires on the smaller mower but I would loose some trimming ability.
     

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