Quick 36 handling

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Hansen1784, Nov 21, 2006.

  1. Hansen1784

    Hansen1784 LawnSite Member
    from Renton
    Posts: 13

    I'm using a Honda Commercial 21" mower right now and am thinking about moving up to a 36" mower. I was wondering how the Quick 36 handles compared to something like a 36" hydro Scag, which is a lot heaver but has controls for steering? Most of my lawns are fairly small, about 3,000 sq ft, if that makes a difference in what would work best. Also, I was thinking that the Super Fox might work better then the Samurai on the relatively small lawns I have, since the Fox is lighter. Any thoughts on that idea? Thanks.
     
  2. BUCKEYE MOWING

    BUCKEYE MOWING LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,169

    It's a dream machine to handle. I have the Sam and highly recommend it. It comes down to choice ..The Sam costs a little more ,but you get KAW engine and electric start.
     
  3. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,141

    On small yards the dual hydro is a LOT better than a single hydro, if the Quick is single. You provide all the torque to hold back one side on the turns. It isn't real bad but if you are doing 5 hours a day it adds up.
     
  4. elshauno

    elshauno LawnSite Member
    Posts: 182

    Have you by chance used a Quick 36?
     
  5. BUCKEYE MOWING

    BUCKEYE MOWING LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,169


    I used one all year long and its great on all applications up to about an acre...It is not hard at all to turn with a single hydro due to the fact that it weighs about 300 lbs....most Wb's are 600+...
     
  6. CELawn

    CELawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 36

    I have a Super Duty and my wife (5'6" 120lbs. - she'd kill me if she knew I posted that) used it for about an hour yesterday with no difficulty whatsoever. It's real easy to maneuver.
     

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