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How Long Does A Proliode Wear Plate Last

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Rhett, Jun 7, 2006.

  1. Rhett

    Rhett LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,071

    If you are in Florida and do very little pavement riding, 58.5 hours. That means that at 30 per plate it costs me 57 cents per hour. Have one more to burn up and will be done with them. Good ridence to a bad product. Let me know if any of you nothern guys need one. May work up there but does not work down here. Best part is it is free.
  2. ProStreetCamaro

    ProStreetCamaro LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,289

    If you dont want it I will take it when your done with it?
  3. Toro 44

    Toro 44 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 155

    yah, same hear how much do you want for it?
  4. Rhett

    Rhett LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,071

    Prefer not to ship it. But if no one close by wants it will send it.
  5. PTOhioMower

    PTOhioMower LawnSite Member
    Messages: 197

    I told you months ago I would take it!!!:dizzy: :dizzy: I even told you I would pay for shipping!!!! :hammerhead: :hammerhead: :hammerhead:
  6. PTOhioMower

    PTOhioMower LawnSite Member
    Messages: 197

  7. Toro 44

    Toro 44 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 155

    I just bent mine and I'd rather buy a used one than shell out as much or more for replacement parts. That aluminum plate is like $120 at the dealer YIKES.

    So name your price. Or maybe you could sell it on Ebay and let us know the listing#.

    Cheers :drinkup: :drinkup:
  8. kc2006

    kc2006 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,443

    Are you guys having the slide plates made or are you buying them from the factory?

    I checked with a friend and he could of made them for me for about 2-3 bucks each, but I never really got to use my proslide, little gear drive walkbehind and big ol guy don't match well.
  9. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    I am sure glad to have read this thread before I went out and bought one, I will now forever order $200 single-wheel velkes and a little bit more money pays to foam the tire with sealant. Maybe once / year replace a 25 dollar pre-sealed tire, grease it all up once / day, replace some 3-5 dollar bushings in the hitch and the trailing arm when it needs it. That, or use an inner tube and carry a bicycle repair kit along with a spare tube.
  10. dfor

    dfor LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 829

    How much is "very little pavement riding?" I can get 4 seasons out of a skid plate. Grass down there must be like sandpaper.

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