Built My Own Sulky

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by LBOperator, Jul 12, 2013.

  1. LBOperator

    LBOperator LawnSite Member
    Messages: 209

    Well guys I finished the sulky, I need to pick up some diamond plate from TS sometime to replace the plate I have there now for the foot plate. Other wise it works great and cost me 45$

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  2. B-2 Lawncare

    B-2 Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 263

    Nice work man. You've got some skills.
  3. monoshock

    monoshock LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,325

    I would turn those axle bolt around, looks like an ankle stabber. Put some raised expanded metal on the top and your good to go.
  4. monoshock

    monoshock LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,325

    Don't get the flat kind, it won't give your boots traction when it get wet.
  5. mpriester

    mpriester LawnSite Member
    Male, from Dunbar, Pa.
    Messages: 104

    Looks good. I would definitely turn the wheel bolts around and you may want to consider a front plate to keep your feet from sliding forward.
  6. Sprinkler Buddy

    Sprinkler Buddy LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 1,185

    Very nice, much better than I imagined before opening this thread.
  7. LBOperator

    LBOperator LawnSite Member
    Messages: 209

    I am going to put a diamond front plate on it and the cage style mesh for the foot bed. I can't turn the bolts around because the washer will not fit on the outside of the wheel the center will not allow it. I tried but the washer makes contact with the wheel and not the hub. I will make guards to go beside the bolts in the future.
  8. Porcupine Lawn and Snow

    Porcupine Lawn and Snow LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 334

    Great Job! Like the nice green too ;)

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