Acres per hour?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by AllSeasonsAllReasons, Feb 16, 2001.

  1. AllSeasonsAllReasons

    AllSeasonsAllReasons LawnSite Member
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    Anyone know how many acres in an hour you could mow with a 48 inch Walk behind with a 17 hp kawasaki belt drive?? Lets just say it's flat with no obstacles. Thanks Again
     
  2. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,494

    Go to Exmark's website and they have a way cool chart that will tell you with the variables.
     
  3. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 14,700

    Depends on how fast your walk-behind goes. The 2 most popular speeds seem to be 5.2 and 6.0. At 5.2 you can cut 2.08 aph@80%e and at at 6.0 you can cut 2.33 aph@80%e.

    aph@80%e = acres per hour at 80 percent efficiency.
     

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