measuring wheels??

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Danielslawnservice, Apr 28, 2008.

  1. Danielslawnservice

    Danielslawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
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    what brands the best??

  2. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
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    I have one that I got from Harbour Freight.....paid about 20 bux and works great

  3. Flex-Deck

    Flex-Deck LawnSite Silver Member
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    Forget the wheels - Get a 400 yard hunting range finder from a sporting goods store. Just stand on a corner, and shoot all the distances you want, go home and figure out how many acres the yard has.
  4. Carolina Cuts

    Carolina Cuts LawnSite Bronze Member
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    It's a measuring wheel.... not a new mower or vehicle....
    they all work, most are inexpensive, just get one.

    I bought one the other day for $60 at home depot. For whatever reasons, it has a brake on it.... :laugh::laugh::laugh: guess they figure I might run with it and not be able to slow myself down? I have yet to use for job purposes, just wanted a reason to buy something.
  5. Danielslawnservice

    Danielslawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
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    LOL thats funny thanks im going to get on of those this week thank you!
  6. rider

    rider LawnSite Member
    from ohio
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  7. Accu-cut Lawn Care

    Accu-cut Lawn Care LawnSite Bronze Member
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    LOL! I was just about to suggest the same walk wheel from Home Depot. Not only does it have a brake; it has a kick stand, too. It works great. The big wheel is very helpful for measuring uneven, turf areas.
  8. Elden

    Elden LawnSite Member
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    I agree the HD wheel works great. $60 bucks. I don't understand the brake thing either. I guess if you wanted to keep your number and had to walk like 50 ft or something, or you could just pick it up.
  9. Paulup

    Paulup LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 270

    Does the break lock?

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