Cyclone Rake/WB Mower

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by pike, Oct 27, 2003.

  1. pike

    pike LawnSite Member
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    Has anyone attached the cyclone rake to a Walk Behind(Exmark
    48" ). If so could you briefly describe the attachment. Also does the suction hose work OK when cleaning out large plant beds etc.
    (speed loading,clogging etc.).
    Thanks
     
  2. vipermanz

    vipermanz LawnSite Bronze Member
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    where do you plan to put yourself at if you mount a cyclone rake??
     
  3. TRex

    TRex LawnSite Senior Member
    from DFW ,TX
    Posts: 487

    Build a stand on the front of the cyclone and use it like a sulkie. Just kiddin, unless you want to try it.
     
  4. mike9497

    mike9497 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 954

    is your exmark a turf tracer??? if so i made a bracket the bolts on the front rail.i will get the pic up of the mount as soon as i find it
     
  5. TRex

    TRex LawnSite Senior Member
    from DFW ,TX
    Posts: 487

    mike how will the cyclone turn mounted to the front. Or will it having to back up and turn it like we do with a trailer in our trucks.
     
  6. i wondered about this myself...
     
  7. Lake'Lawn Care

    Lake'Lawn Care LawnSite Member
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    Go to trac-vac.com and look at the 470 model vacumn for the walkbehind. I put one on my emark viking two years ago and it works quite well. :)
     
  8. mike9497

    mike9497 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 954

    it turns just fine.i ride on my bull rider sulky and steer her right and left with no problems,but when it starts getting full it has a tuff time turning.plus you can't go across a hill or anything steep when shes full.look at it this way.lets say you have the CR on a lawn tractor.now can't you back up and turn with the tractor i would think so.i will have the TTHP in the am with the CR on it.i will take some new pics since i can't find the ones i took last week.
     
  9. lawnGUYnMD

    lawnGUYnMD LawnSite Member
    Posts: 72

    I have use the cyclone rake and the attachments work great on the 6hp model. It was sucking up stuff that had been in a bed for a few years. Lots of power and works good. Not a bad unit for the money.
     
  10. MacLawnCo

    MacLawnCo LawnSite Bronze Member
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