Best hill tires?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by davidl79, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. davidl79

    davidl79 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 79

    I have a 52 Bobcat ZTR and I'm looking for a good set of tires for hill mowing. The mower tends to slide when we go across slopes. Thanks for the input!!
  2. lukespapa

    lukespapa LawnSite Member
    Messages: 87

    The Carlisle Turfmasters were recommended to me for other reasons, but other posters have said they were good on hills. Don't know what size you need, but Brutt Specialty Tires is a good source and very reliable.

    This is a link to the size I have on my mower, Gravely Compact Pro 34.
  3. StanWilhite

    StanWilhite LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,324

    Hi David. If you have over 8 / 9 lbs psi in your tires, traction can be improved by lowering the pressure. You will also get a much better ride to boot.

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