Jungle wheels

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Rickco, Aug 2, 2006.

  1. Rickco

    Rickco LawnSite Member
    Posts: 135

    Well, my single wheeled Velke Died today,hard. I figured I'd just tough it out and walk/jog, BAD IDEA! 100 Deg. today that lasted about 45 Mins. and near killed me. So on the phone with all the dealers in the area and all I can find is 1 set of Jungle wheelsx2 that the dealer just got for another LCO. Well I go there to meet him and theyre for a back up. Long story short,after hearing my sogga he says you can have them! $289 plus tax. he'll order another for himself. I've only got 5 hours in on them so far and love them. Can you say foot room? Wish I'd done this years ago.:)
  2. Lazer_Z

    Lazer_Z LawnSite Silver Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 2,579

    Rick, you got a killer deal. I bought a Velky X2 when I got my WB and I paid I think $300+. I'm now sitting on my arse and not standing but that's another story. BTW what type and brand of mower did your wheels go on?

  3. Rickco

    Rickco LawnSite Member
    Posts: 135

    Scag 52 Hydro
  4. mike lane lawn care

    mike lane lawn care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,707

    that was sure nice of him to let you have the one he ordered.
  5. Rickco

    Rickco LawnSite Member
    Posts: 135

    Great guy. I hope I can repay the favor some time
  6. imdawrlus

    imdawrlus LawnSite Member
    Posts: 49

    i love my jungle wheels.

    although they left me stranded about a week ago when the weld broke.

    right before the left/right pivot bushing thing, where the pipe welds on top of the flat peice of metal, thats where it broke.

    i reccomend you drill through and put in a bolt, just incase.
  7. 04TurfT

    04TurfT LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 255

    They're good for a little while, if u dont weigh alot, hell I only weigh 185 and I was breaking those welds all the time.... I finally just got a different brand... I got very tired of having to weld them alllllll the time...
  8. Tharrell

    Tharrell LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,964

    Jungle Wheels, TrimmerTrap, etc..........
    People don't understand until they actually use the good products. Glad you like them, I have 2 sets. Use shell grease and keep them greased.
  9. brinlee lawn

    brinlee lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 273

    wow I had no idea they were that expensive, 289.00 we had a velke tire bit the dust this week, when I went to get another tire they had a set of jungle wheels sitting there and my dealer said I will make you a deal, I guess he did because I only paid 150.00 bucks.
  10. macaw

    macaw LawnSite Senior Member
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