PTO or electric over hydro?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by caseysmowing, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. caseysmowing

    caseysmowing LawnSite Bronze Member
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    What are the pros and cons?
  2. dieselss

    dieselss LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,633

    Lots. And. Lots.
    Need more understanding is needed
  3. Dually00-00

    Dually00-00 LawnSite Member
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    Pto is much faster up and down. Pto is a little more difficult to tailgate stone unless you have an air gate.
  4. knox gsl

    knox gsl LawnSite Platinum Member
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    PTO is much faster and normally stronger. Electric is cheaper, and parts are easier to come by. Employees are likely to leave the PTO on while driving and burn up the pump as well.

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