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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ReckordGeneralMaintenance, Oct 1, 2004.
never used a pro slide tell me about um
Yeah me either, I was trying to find a website on them but couldn't. So any help their to would be much apprieciated.
if you do a serch on them you can find all sorts of info. I've been looking into one latley too but can't find a dealer in my area that carries one . Everything that I've read seems to be good except for a couple of stories. as far as a web set check out
Got another question here does that mash down the grass or is it in line with the mower so baisicly a stripping kit and how is it really on turns
not that I've used one, but from what I've read...
The slide acts like a striping kit. Everybody says that it leaves great stripes. As far as turns, it sounds like for the most part it works ok. I think some of it has do with what kind of mower you have and how heavy the operator is. I've got a 36" belt drive which seems to be a little light for the proslide, but I've also read useres that said it worked fine on that kind of a mower. Like I said try a search though and you can come up with lots of info.
I should have one on a 48" hustler SWB here before long. If I get really bored I might put a big league lawns striping roller on the machine too. One way or another I should be able to leave some wicked stripes on my zoysia properties next season....not to mention the fescue ones.
The Proslide is a great little device. You mount it to the rear of your walk-behind, and you stand on it while mowing. Its pretty much a wheel-less sulky. Its also a blast to use. Turning is not an issue, although reversing or stopping quickly will cause it to retract, if you are not careful. Buy it on ebay its 1/2 the dealer price.
The only conflict on turning is if the turf has a dip where you turn or a sprinker head that the edge of the slide catches and can take out the head.
I step off of it, then back on, on almost every turn on turf. Otherwise, the PS increases the chance of divoting.
The guy to buy these from is Billy Hasunfus (sp?) in boston...here is his email. firstname.lastname@example.org i bought mine for $135. they are like $300-400 retail. he also sells gridiron...the best rack system on the market!