converting a gravely gear drive to a hydro?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Bai Bai, Nov 28, 2003.

  1. Bai Bai

    Bai Bai LawnSite Member
    Messages: 15

    i have a 36" gear drive. the frame is identical to my 52"hydro. wondering if I could puchase the hydro tank,cylinders,ect.ect. and save money, instead of selling gear drive and purchasing new hydro. I haven't talked to gravely about this yet. just wondered what you guys thought.:cool2:
  2. ksland

    ksland LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 927

    It would probably cost you as much as a new hydro mower to purchase all the items neccessary to convert it. I thought about it one time and quickly slapped myself for thinking such silliness:rolleyes:
  3. Bai Bai

    Bai Bai LawnSite Member
    Messages: 15

    thanks for the reply. i thought that would probably be the case.
  4. geogunn

    geogunn LawnSite Gold Member
    from TN
    Messages: 3,010

    B-B--you asked a good question.

    it is just that the answer is probably not.

    hey! if orville and wilbur hadn't asked "how do pigs fly"', no body would know how HILLARY got to afganistan!!!


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