Sorta just fell into the tall grass.

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Pierre, Apr 25, 2009.

  1. Pierre

    Pierre LawnSite Member
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    When we couldn't put up our own hay anymore (injuries/age) the horse herd had to go, and that left us with 40 acres of Timothy grass and a definite fire danger. I wasn't sure what to do about it so my son came up with a solution. A Walker Super B. It cuts a 60" swath at 10mph, and I found I could cut an acre in 20 minutes! That was last summer, and since then a few of the very large ranches here have gone down, split up and sold to developers. That opened up an odd situation for us. Suddenly there were all of these tracts of pasture/grass land needing to be kept short for sales promotion and some of them being sold, needed regular cutting. Ka-Ching! $$ ! Yup. A natural for the Walker, so...... Now wer'e doing just that.
    My Grandson on the new Super B last summer.

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    Cuts down to 1.5" and up to 6" tall grass and goes through 24" Timothy like it wasn't even there. Incredible machine.
    I bought the mulching option for around the house area.

    Pierre
     
    Last edited: Apr 25, 2009
  2. powernoje

    powernoje LawnSite Member
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    WOW... Nice machine
     
  3. KCLandscape

    KCLandscape LawnSite Senior Member
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    Yes, like that a lot. How is the cut on the tallgrasses?
     
  4. DLAWNS

    DLAWNS LawnSite Fanatic
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    That is a nice mower. Good luck this year and welcome to the site.
     
  5. Pierre

    Pierre LawnSite Member
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    Thanks, Gents.
    KC, it seems to just power through the really tall stuff, and I keep the deck at it's highest amount of travel. If the customer wants is short I make a second pass at two inches. Near structures I take it right down to 1.5" and even use the mulcher it they ask. Cleaning out that mulcher afterwards is a real chore.

    Pierre
     
  6. Dan85

    Dan85 LawnSite Member
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    Very nice machine, looks like it'll do the job nicely!

    - Dan
     
  7. collegefundms

    collegefundms LawnSite Member
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    I really like all the stickers on it.
     
  8. lifetree

    lifetree LawnSite Fanatic
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    Well, I'm sure if you mulch or cut lower on a second pass ... you charge appropriately !!
     
  9. Supertiger

    Supertiger LawnSite Member
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    the super b I saw didnt have all those cool stickers on it.
     
  10. amp_driven

    amp_driven LawnSite Member
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    You happen to fall into a mowers dream with all the empty land !! Make that $$$ Get a 42" for the little boy, his feet look a little short for a 60" LOL!!!! HAPPY MOWING !!!!
     

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