36'' ferris sulky question?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by d.m.d., May 7, 2007.

  1. d.m.d.

    d.m.d. LawnSite Member
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    i have a 36'' feriis hydro wb.im thinking of getting a sulky for it.i cut small to large residential yards.it has a 13 kaw on it.do you think it will pull a 225 pound guy around?
     
  2. BUCKEYE MOWING

    BUCKEYE MOWING LawnSite Bronze Member
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    It should pull you no problem.
     
  3. green horizons

    green horizons LawnSite Member
    from zone 5
    Posts: 144

    It will probably pull you, but that will consume alot of the HP. If it's only a 36", I'd probably walk.
     
  4. qualitylawnlc

    qualitylawnlc LawnSite Member
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    I have an eXmark 48" metro with a 15hp kaw fitted with junglewheels and I weigh 250+. Mine pulls me anywhere I need to go, even up fairly steep slopes. The only time it gets a little hairy is going downhill on a steep grade. I have a band-type brake system and it can be a handful if I don't stand off.
     
  5. Ocalalawns

    Ocalalawns LawnSite Member
    Posts: 73

    I just sold a scag 36 hydro with a 14 hp kawasaki. I had the scag zero turn sulky on it and never had a pulling problem in the 15 years. I even use to hook up my car trailer and pull it from the side of yard to the road many times.
     

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