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anyone have expierence with grasshopper front mounts?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Jimslawncareservice, Oct 1, 2010.

  1. Jimslawncareservice

    Jimslawncareservice LawnSite Platinum Member
    from mn
    Posts: 4,137

    Just wondering who has or grasshopper front mount mowers with different attachments. Such as the aera vator, sprayer, bagger, and snowblower. whatare the cons and pros that you see/saw.
  2. MJB

    MJB LawnSite Silver Member
    from Wa
    Posts: 2,869

    Traction would be the biggest issue on hills. Plus you have to remove the deck each time. But I never used the aeravator don't know how well it does pushing that. The GH gains traction by using the weight of the deck on the drive tires, I never was that impressed at all by forward traction on hills, unless they have fixed this in the last 10 years.
  3. RozarLawnCare

    RozarLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 74

    I just bought a used Woods 6215. It is the same as a GH. I will let you know how I like it.
  4. Jimslawncareservice

    Jimslawncareservice LawnSite Platinum Member
    from mn
    Posts: 4,137

    I have a 729 on demo now with a 61 deck. great up and down hills. it is touchy on going sideways on hills. i like the mower. but am not sure how well they do with attachment. I am trying to get way from so many different mowers. my exmark i cant use in the winter and deere 445 is hard to use in the summer sice you have to mow so slow. as of now we do around 100 drive ways in the winter and several buisness side walks. I also have a front mount deere a 1445. all in all it would be easier to use or have 3 mowers alike. since grasshopper has several attachments and has a good cut i am thinking of switching.
  5. Mowingman

    Mowingman LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 4,664

    What year model is your Woods?


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