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Gate Master

Discussion in 'Hustler Turf Equip (Archived)' started by Cut 2 Please, Aug 9, 2002.

  1. Cut 2 Please

    Cut 2 Please LawnSite Member
    Posts: 221

    Is that a floating deck on the Gate Master? Also will the Gatemaster be capable of the same ground speeds as the other Hydro walk behinds? It looks neet and I am very intersted in one when they come out.
  2. mowerconsultant

    mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Syracuse, NY
    Posts: 9,761

    Yes the GateMaster has a floating deck, it is suspended with chains.
    The grounds speed will be comparable with other hydro walk behinds.

    Hope this helps
  3. AielLandscaping

    AielLandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 302

    what kind of time line are we looking at until these become available?
  4. mowerconsultant

    mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Syracuse, NY
    Posts: 9,761

    At this time we are scheduling production for December or January.
    If all goes well you should see them in your dealers showroom in late January.
    When we start booking units to dealers we will let you guys know, so your dealer can hold a unit for you.

    Hope this helps
  5. sirsweatsalot

    sirsweatsalot LawnSite Senior Member
    from MN
    Posts: 296

    is there going to be a bagger attatchment for the gatemaster?

    and is priceing similar to a standered walkbehind?
  6. Artman

    Artman LawnSite Member
    Posts: 154

    Pricing is yet to be determined. I've heard the amount of $4500.00 mentioned. How does that sound?

    As to a bagger. Having seen the machine, I would guess that a bagger is possible. It would have to be removed before tilting the deck, but it should work.
  7. Ryan Lightning

    Ryan Lightning LawnSite Senior Member
    from CA
    Posts: 554

    What will be the cutting heights for the gate master?
  8. Artman

    Artman LawnSite Member
    Posts: 154

    1" to 4 1/2"
  9. soccer coach

    soccer coach LawnSite Member
    from midwest
    Posts: 104

    Mowerconsultant, If production is that soon you have to already have a price in mind. Even a ball park with in 500.00 would help alot of us try to budget. I think the design is very nice but will cross it off our consideration list soon without a price. Production would not even be talked about if you didn't think you could sell the thing and in order to make that decision of sell or not a price must be getting kicked around. Not trying to stir the pot just kills me that Hustler won't talk about price.
  10. mowerconsultant

    mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Syracuse, NY
    Posts: 9,761

    I have no pricing, I have no guesses at pricing.
    The unit is a prototype, protoypes change after testing and such.
    When we do have some pricing everyone on Lawnsite will be the first ones to know.


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