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How fast can a 15 or 20FT batwing mower mow?

Discussion in 'Tractors' started by Realslowww, Jul 24, 2012.

  1. Realslowww

    Realslowww LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Can a rear discharge finish deck in a 72 with 3 24 inch blades with enough power mow tall road style grass at a good clip well in one pass?

    If my 72 Super Z with a XR7 had enough power it can knock 2 week old to 1 month bahai down in one pass at a good clip.

    Is the slinger style blades like on the Kurtse I looked at today better for mowing tall grass fast?

    any help is great and thanks for replies.
     
  2. Realslowww

    Realslowww LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,527

    So lighter and more agile like a ZTR is better at speed.
     
  3. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,903

    so you want to do some bushogging with a finish mower
     
  4. Snyder's Lawn Inc

    Snyder's Lawn Inc LawnSite Platinum Member
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    I was telling the OP the difference between a hog batwing and finish batwing
    Few miles south of me a Sod farm mows there sod with a 20ft 1,000 hog with high lift blades they mow slow I can out walk the tractor
     
  5. B-2 Lawncare

    B-2 Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
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    I have a hog for stuff like this

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  6. TNGrassCutter

    TNGrassCutter LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,321

    Maybe he is talking about an all flex mower? They won't mow good at anything over a good walking speed. And thy won't mow down tall stuff good.
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  7. B-2 Lawncare

    B-2 Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 263

    Don't kill you mower trying to pick up some extra work, your not going to be able to mow your normal yards if you break your mowing trying to do something its not meant to do.
     
  8. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
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    what the model numbers of that one?
     
  9. B-2 Lawncare

    B-2 Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 263

    Og
    The tractor is a JD 3320 and it's a 6 foot land pride hog.
     
  10. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
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    i've been looking at a 5093E, nice tractors.
     

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