How big are the gates in your area

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by stevenf, Sep 10, 2008.

  1. stevenf

    stevenf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,612

    Im still stuck between the a 32 or 36" WB. Today I cut 17 of my lawns and I measured all of the gates. Two of them were 28" wide, One of them was 34" wide, two of them were 40" wide, one was 49" wide, and one was a double gate that was about 78" wide.
    Now would you go with a 36" of should I get a 32" to be on the safe side? Are gates in your area this different from one another?
  2. lawnprosteveo

    lawnprosteveo LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Tulsa
    Messages: 1,930

    I can fit a 36" wb thru most of my backyard gates. The yards with the tiny gates are so little that a walkbehind wouldnt be a good choice. I just use a 21" on those. There arent too many of those though.
  3. TNT LawnCare Inc.

    TNT LawnCare Inc. LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,157

    Most of the gates here are 32-40. We use nothing but 32 and 36 inch wright standers. In and out fast with a great cut ! We also have the big boys !

    LBLC_LCO LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 402

    Don't know what size the gates are here, many different ones I suppose.

    ...But I have yet to find a gate I couldn't get my 32" through.
  5. Rons Rightway Lawncare

    Rons Rightway Lawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,164

    I have a 42 inch ZTR that goes through - barely on some - all the gates I have currently. I thought nothing bigger than a 36 would fit till I measured.
  6. KS_Grasscutter

    KS_Grasscutter LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,336

    I have 1 that only a 21" will go though, and then about 5 that a 36" will go though. The rest I can do with my 42" Walker or my 52" Grasshopper.
  7. KCfireman

    KCfireman LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,861

    theres nice yards in KCMO????????? Besides Brookside???:laugh::laugh:
  8. Hawg City Lawns

    Hawg City Lawns LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,070

    any size you want. at my house i have a 56" on one side and a 104" double gate for my trailer on the other. smallest ive ever done was a 42".
  9. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,801

    NO less than 36"
  10. LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 8,136

    If they arent at least 55" I dont go thru them...

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