"divots" worn out tires or high speeds

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by leeslawncare, Apr 24, 2003.

  1. leeslawncare

    leeslawncare LawnSite Senior Member
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    here is the problem :Leaving divots in some lawns got a 52 ex-mark tracer ,tires are worn bad but not slick.Usually mow in 3 or 4 gear ,4 if flat 3 if not .Question is will slick tires divot worse than new ones?I realize some of these clients I aerated in the fall but some i didn't .If any one is familiar with this problem let me know .I'am about to just get some new tires an try it but ,waiting on some thoughts from you guys first
     
  2. General Grounds

    General Grounds LawnSite Senior Member
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    :blob3: lees, might want to slow it down a bit coming into turns. also do use a velke? if so then def. slow it down a bit. if you had newer tires it may be alot worse.
     
  3. brucec32

    brucec32 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,403

    Worn tires slip and spin easier, of course, but when they do spin, new tires will rip out more turf. A lighter touch in turns and when accelerating from a stop might help.
     

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