ever built your own sulky?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Chop Stuff Up, Oct 10, 2006.

  1. Chop Stuff Up

    Chop Stuff Up LawnSite Senior Member
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    just wondering if anyone has ever attempted this, costs involved, etc.
     
  2. Smitty58

    Smitty58 LawnSite Senior Member
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    I have not built one ,but I own a jungle wheels. I would like to make a sulky like a proslide. The jungle wheels is a pain. Unloading, turning, I hate it. It's great for going straight ,but that's about it. I'm thinking about buying a proslide or building something like it. As far as building a wheeled sulky, if you can weld it looks like a pretty easy project.
     
  3. rookiemower

    rookiemower LawnSite Senior Member
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    i built my own let me find the thread:weightlifter:
     
  4. DuraCutter

    DuraCutter LawnSite Senior Member
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    It's a great feeling when you build something like that.

    BUT... make sure you're the only one using it. If an employee uses it and hurts himself, just hand over the keys to everything you own.

    It has to be certified and approved for any employee to use it. :hammerhead:
     
  5. ccane

    ccane LawnSite Member
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    I have 3 if you want one. I wanna say I paid around 250ea, sell at 100 ea
     
  6. Chop Stuff Up

    Chop Stuff Up LawnSite Senior Member
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    1 wheel or 2
     
  7. General Landscaping

    General Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
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    Made one for my BOP Super Duty.

    Took a bit of figuring to make it tuck up correctly... but worth the effort.

    If I had to do over again; the only thing I would change is to buy replacement wheels/tires from BOP so everything would match.
     
  8. noseha

    noseha LawnSite Senior Member
    from MI
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    do you still have one? one or two wheels? do you have plate for mower? would you ship using the post off. would you post a pic? ty
     
  9. ccane

    ccane LawnSite Member
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    They are all 1 wheel jobs, I'll get the name off it and post a pic. Yeah it would come with the piece that bolts to the mower. Post Office is no problem, UPS ground might be better though
     
  10. noseha

    noseha LawnSite Senior Member
    from MI
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    you post pic,and i will get right back with you. i like to use post off.
     

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