Should I Buy a Sulky?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by vamcars2000, Apr 6, 2011.

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  1. vamcars2000

    vamcars2000 LawnSite Member
    from texas
    Posts: 25

    I bought a WB 52" Scag last year, my lawn service was only part time. I lost my corporate job, and decided to grow my lawn service. I dont want to spend another 6-10k on a riding Scag, but im tired of walking 10 miles a day. Are sulkys worth the money?
     
  2. american dream

    american dream LawnSite Senior Member
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    what do you think?did you just say your tierd of walkin 10 miles a day!come off some money and get one,do you really even need to ask such a question?
     
  3. Bumpmaster

    Bumpmaster LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 15,352

    Try a Velke, more maneuverable and less cumbersome than a Sulky.
     
  4. chris@perfectlawncare

    chris@perfectlawncare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 198

    From the title alone... yes! what are you waiting for?!
     
  5. doyles

    doyles LawnSite Member
    Posts: 133

    go to trailorracks.com they have them on sale i just bought a two wheel sulky for 125.00 and i think the single whell is 100.00 plus shipping
     
  6. ashgrove landscaping

    ashgrove landscaping LawnSite Gold Member
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    I will agree with scott barnes. Get a one wheeled velke.
     
  7. Southern Pride

    Southern Pride LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Memphis
    Posts: 1,382

    Hell yea it's worth it. Actually walking with a walk behind makes about as much sense as a soccer helmet. Might as well have a push mower. Get a sulky and cut time and exhaustion in half.
     
  8. grincon

    grincon LawnSite Member
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    Is a 200 lb man on a sulky hard on hydros? I"m considering buying one as well
     
  9. LawnTamer

    LawnTamer LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,988

    Once you get a sulky, you'll never want to walk behind your machine again.
     
  10. blake101

    blake101 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 556

    Yes, yes, yes. I have one and would not mow grass without it.
     

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