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Gatemaster dimensions

Discussion in 'Hustler Turf Equip (Archived)' started by Shady Brook, Jul 19, 2002.

  1. Shady Brook

    Shady Brook LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 1,517

    Could you share the dimensions on the gatemaster, ie how wide is the cutting deck, how wide is the machine in a folded position. Will it go through a 34" gate. What kind of engine options, and aproximate cost of the unit?

    It really likes like a nice machine
  2. mowerconsultant

    mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Syracuse, NY
    Messages: 9,769

    When the unit is folded up the widest point is the distance from tire to tire, which is about 33".
    The prototype unit has a 17hp v-twin Kawasaki.
    This unit is a prototype, I have no pricing or engine options right now.
    We will give out the info as we get it.

    Hope this helps

  3. Doc Pete

    Doc Pete LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,469

    I have both 48 and 54 WB's. While the 54 is a bit marginal with the 17 Kaw, the 48 has yet to run into any grass it can't cut. I've been through 10 inches of thick grass and the 48 goes through without a wimper. the 48 with the 17 Kaw even handles "highlift doubles" without slowing, too.
  4. HLC

    HLC LawnSite Member
    Messages: 128

    That's a cool looking machine. Might have to add one to my arsenal. When are they expected to be available?
  5. Got Grass?

    Got Grass? LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 363

    If the price is good, the few bugs are worked out & there is better dealer support in my area. I want one!!!
    Thay looked great at the expo & truely a revolution in mowers. Can get that thing thru a gate a 36 wont even fit thru. I would prefer at least a 19hp engine but i'm sure the 17 will be fine with the 4 smaller blades.

    I spoke to the area rep. at the expo who said thay may be looking into more dealers in my area. That is a major concern of mine as the only dealer in my area code I do not trust after poor experiences in the past.

    Please keep us here at lawnsite informed as to any updates on this mower.

  6. mowerconsultant

    mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Syracuse, NY
    Messages: 9,769

    Got Grass?,
    I am the rep for your area, I dont recall talking to you.
    Please let me know if I can do anything for you.
    I am working on 2 dealers in your area.
    Please e-mail me your suggestions also.


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