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Does This Really Work?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Gatewayuser, Jun 29, 2005.

  1. Gatewayuser

    Gatewayuser LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,734

    Does anyone have one of these? Do they really make better stripes and will they tear up lawns? Also how much do they cost? Any comments welcome.
    Thanks :waving: www.usa.husqvarna.com under accessories


    Self retracting platform for commercial type walk-behind mowers. Glides over almost any surface, while leaving a well defined stripe on most lawns. Replaceable polymer-wear plate.Part Number Description

    539 10 60-55 Proslide
  2. LawnMower

    LawnMower LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 653

    If your talking about the Pro Slide then ya they stripe great. I have one. Its a smaller stripe then a ZTR makes. But its well defined. They don't seem to stress the grass out by sliding over it. I wouldn't take it out on a new lawn. I would only use it on established lawns. I like mine, it gets out of your way when you get off of it. I have to admit I still miss my Velky.
  3. Gatewayuser

    Gatewayuser LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,734

    Also is it harder to use because its fixed and does it wear you out faster than a regular sulky?
  4. Gatewayuser

    Gatewayuser LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,734

    Thanks for the response LAWNMOWER. Anyone else
  5. ProLawns

    ProLawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 476

    Don't you feel every bump in the yard?
  6. MOW ED

    MOW ED LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,028

    Have used a Proslide for years. No you dont feel every bump in the lawn. It floats over most of them. It can carry anyone, its easy to use. The plate lasts a long time. It saves trailer space. You can make zero turns when you get good. It stripes very well.
    Downsides, the springs go every 3 months or so. 3 bucks to fix. You can run it over concrete or asphalt but you will have to replace the pad more often, 50 bucks I think. You will hit your shins a few times at the beginning, It hurts but won't kill ya.
    Would I buy another one or buy a sulky? I would buy a Proslide over a sulky anyday.
  7. The C Man

    The C Man LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Posts: 527

    I don't know how you've been on the forum for over a year and not seen any Proslide discusssions, they're always a topic of conversation. Just do a search for them and you'll find them. If you go to their website there's a video of one in action.

  8. ercrvs24

    ercrvs24 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 93

    Is the one on the Husky site the same as the novae corp one. Just wondering if it's cheaper?

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