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High Wheel Mowers

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by proenterprises, Mar 26, 2004.

  1. proenterprises

    proenterprises LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,296

    Maybe this is a stupid question....just wondering what the advantages are to having a high wheel push mower. I have used one once and it seemed harder to push up an incline than a standard push mower with standard wheels.
  2. JohnK

    JohnK LawnSite Member
    from Seattle
    Messages: 53

    I found a high wheel mower much easier to use on a rough lawn. Our "yard" was so rough initially that even at the highest setting it would occationally scalp due to ruts. Pushing a typical small wheel mower around our yard was a lot more work than the high wheel mower.
  3. hboyd_com

    hboyd_com LawnSite Member
    from PA
    Messages: 150

    You mean you can actually PUSH one of these things! :)
  4. JohnK

    JohnK LawnSite Member
    from Seattle
    Messages: 53

    Get enough weight behind something and it's amazing what you can do. :D
  5. specialtylc

    specialtylc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,656

    It might be time to step up to a self propelled guys.

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