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Any of you guys using "60" inch Walkbehinds?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by CharlieBingo, Dec 15, 2004.

  1. CharlieBingo

    CharlieBingo LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 400

    Just curious what percentage of the WB,s mowing are 60 in. It seems there's more of them than I thought.
     
  2. packerbacker

    packerbacker LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,433

    I had one at one time but i think its overkill if your doing a normal residential yard. If you get one just make sure it has a rolller on the front of it.
     
  3. work_it

    work_it LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 976

    Most mower designs have their place and time. I have a 61" Scag TT, but can't use it on some of the properties with large hills; especially if it's been raining alot. The weight of the TT tears everything up. On the other hand I would be quite comfortable using a 60" w/b in the same situation.
     
  4. work_it

    work_it LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 976

    Most mower designs have their place and time. I have a 61" Scag TT, but can't use it on some of the properties with large hills; especially if it's been raining a lot. The weight of the TT tears everything up. On the other hand I would be quite comfortable using a 60" w/b in the same situation.
     
  5. jwcorbin

    jwcorbin LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    Hello,
    Yes, I own a 60" Walk Behind. It's a Lesco 21HP Kawasaki Hydro with Hydraulic brakes with sulky. The person that owned it before me was an extremist at everything he done so it has foam filled tires also. I actually put in the local swapper this week for sale, with a couple of other individual mowers for sale also. Give me a holler. payup
     
  6. General Grounds

    General Grounds LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    :blob3: i use 4- 61" bobcat hydro walks, love them to death. they cut awesome and leave a fantastic strip. though i love my ZTRs i would never trade those babies in. tony
     
  7. GreenMonster

    GreenMonster LawnSite Silver Member
    from NH
    Messages: 2,702

    wanna buy another one?
     
  8. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    We have 4, 61" Ferris WB Hydros. I'll take them over a Z any day of the week btw.
     
  9. BMFD92

    BMFD92 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 694

    anyone got a 60" turf tracer or scag for sale?
     

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