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Cutting gated residential lawns?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by RH, May 3, 2000.

  1. AB Lawn Care

    AB Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ontario
    Posts: 585

    I use 3 mower 1 Walker 54'' Scag dual hydro 36'' walkbehind and push mower.I try to get the scag in most of the time but I still have jobs that require the 21''.Does anyone know if the gateway is a dual hyrdo??????<br>
     
  2. pete

    pete LawnSite Member
    Posts: 68

    Well if we cant get the 36 in the only thing to do is use the 21. I have a route that we run with 2 21 because 2 guys can mow the backs and i can do front edge trim and fire up the blower before there done( we also have a lot of townhomes on this route). You guys will like this, i do a whole lawn, 3/8 acre, with a 21. i could use a 72 if i had one but the customer likes the 21 stripe. they pay well and they are nice people so we deal with it. I also want you to know that when i first started i cut a 1 acre lawn with a 21, ah the good old days. I like the gate renovation idea, ill have to try that.
     
  3. paddy

    paddy LawnSite Member
    Posts: 67

    i think that mower is interesting, but it serves a small market. I wonder how the belts are routed? it looks sturdy, i wonder how it locks into the regular position? The most usefull part of that mower, from what i can see, is how far the deck is offset. Then i thought, it would be nice to see it with a floating deck. that would be very dificult to make a floating deck fold. then i thought some more, that mower will scalp like crazy, imagine doing hils with that. what if the bagger side hits a bump, the large extension would make a nose dive into turf. But, i'm glad that someone is trying something new.
     
  4. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Posts: 4,254

    I just say no to single gates. If I can't ride the lawn, I don't cut it.
     

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