Gravely Walk behind

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by RANDY MICH, Aug 21, 2010.


    RANDY MICH LawnSite Member
    Messages: 5

    How many hours on a walk behind hydro 17hp kaw 1500-2000 hours or more
  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,029

    Depends on how it's maintained......
  3. unkownfl

    unkownfl LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,837

    If you're getting those numbers out of a small block your running on borrowed time.
  4. dutch1

    dutch1 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Jayhawk
    Messages: 2,248

    As Restro says--maintenance is the name of the game.

    I did service work for one lawn/landscape company that ran three Great Dane units, two Surfers and a WBH equipped with FH500V's for 8 years. All had over 3000 hours. The two brothers who ran the company were immaculate in keeping an organized oil change/filter routine. Shrouds were blown out, air filters and oil levels checked at load up every morning. It can be done.

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