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is this motor big enough?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bone1, Jun 22, 2008.

  1. bone1

    bone1 LawnSite Member
    from ga
    Posts: 202

    is a 19hp kawasaki on a 52" mower powerful enough? it's a hustler mower btw. thanks
  2. newtostone

    newtostone LawnSite Senior Member
    from NY
    Posts: 681

    walk behind or rider?

    J.A.G LAWNCARE LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 931

    I WOULD say no if your grass is growing and wet it will be a mess]
    19 on a 48 is pushing it ...
  4. bone1

    bone1 LawnSite Member
    from ga
    Posts: 202

    sorry guys its a ztr!
  5. Happy Frog

    Happy Frog LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,224

    It will be okay for most lawns but not for mulching tall or heavy wet grass.
  6. Icepuck72

    Icepuck72 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 322

    17 HP Kaw here with a 48 Exmark walk behind with a mulching kit and handles it great.
  7. grassmedics

    grassmedics LawnSite Member
    Posts: 109

    19hp on a ZTR 52" is a little small. I have a 23 on a 60" and it bogs if the grass gets a little high
  8. bone1

    bone1 LawnSite Member
    from ga
    Posts: 202

    thanks for the info everyone! the guy was cutting me a good deal on the hustler, but i might just go with the toro.

    FIRESCOOBY LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 981

    NO, been there done that with a Hustler Mini-Z, 52/19.
  10. Lawnut101

    Lawnut101 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,254

    Test it out once and see what you think.

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