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Fixed wheel or swivel wheel sulky for 36" dual hydro TTHP

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by DA Quality Lawn & YS, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. DA Quality Lawn & YS

    DA Quality Lawn & YS LawnSite Fanatic
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    Somewhat true and I do walk the small properties, but I have specific requests from homeowners and a townhome assn to use a WB on their properties. 1/2 ac plus. They got tired of Z's on their lawns. Thus, the reason for the sulky.
     
  2. LandscaperPro

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  3. TriCountyLawn

    TriCountyLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
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    And soon they will be scared of your WB's with sulkys and want 21" mowers. Seen it before.
     
  4. fatboynormmie

    fatboynormmie LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Hey Roger what brand of swivel wheel sulky were you running on your viking?
     
  5. JCLM Canada

    JCLM Canada LawnSite Member
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    Only sulky I've ever used is the Toro Tru-track? sulky. 2-platforms and 2 castor wheels. It worked well on a 36"wb.
     
  6. Valk

    Valk LawnSite Silver Member
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    Last time I looked a Toro 36" floating deck dual hydro was just over 670 lbs. I believe an ExMark 36 TTHP is around 100lbs less. It makes sense to me that a substantially heavy mower will run a castered sulky much better than a sub-500lb mower.
     
  7. Roger

    Roger LawnSite Fanatic
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    Bull Rider,

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ok3XnWfsJfI

    My version is an older edition. The difference is in the hitch. Also, mine is convertible, that is, can be switched from a caster mode to a trailer mode. I don't think the one in the video is convertible.

    Notice they are running this show on a paved surface, not turf. Also, the mower is a 48" machine, not a 36".

    The idea is great. But the 36" machine is too small to make it work. I continue to use mine in a trailer mode -- works fine, but can't quite make a true zero-turn.
     

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