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Sulky with a 36" Scag

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by hurrikanelandscaping, Feb 18, 2012.

  1. hurrikanelandscaping

    hurrikanelandscaping LawnSite Member
    from Jersey
    Posts: 76

    Hi, I have a 36" Scag and was thinking of buying a new sulky for it but a lot of my friends are telling me not to because they say it makes the lawn look like crap. What do you guys think, does using a sulky really decrease the quality of the cut?
  2. TNGrassCutter

    TNGrassCutter LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,321

    I use a 2 wheeled one on my Scag 36 and it doesn't make anything look bad. The grass has long since been cut when it goes under your sulky, so it has no effect on the cut quality.
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  3. jaybow

    jaybow LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mi
    Posts: 1,084

    It depends on the lawn, and how much you weigh. On some lawns it doesn't seem to affect it to much, but on more fussy customers you may want to think twice.
  4. jaybow

    jaybow LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mi
    Posts: 1,084

    It is worse on a 36" because your rows are close together putting the tire trax also closer together.
  5. TheChiefsLawnCare

    TheChiefsLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 961

    i have a 32 toro with a sulky and i dont have any issued with it destroying the cut. but i mean here we are cutting st aug and we dont stripe or any of that crap all the northern people talk about. a sulkey is nice because your not walking the whole yard
  6. jaybow

    jaybow LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mi
    Posts: 1,084

    Diferent grass types are affected differently, but most here are matted down with your body weight on those narrow tires. But it not so bad with a wider cut.
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