Jungle Wheels

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ohanyan1, Apr 3, 2007.

  1. ohanyan1

    ohanyan1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 35

    What kind of stand-on's are you guys using. My Exmark dealer sells Jungle Wheels. Does anyone have any experience with these and their third pivot point. Does anyone have any other ideas?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 2,994

    I have Jungle Wheels and like them. But if you have a hydro, I would get something with casters. I think the Bullrider had casters.
     
  3. ohanyan1

    ohanyan1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 35

    Just out of curiosity, why would you get casters? What is the advantage? I do have a hydro. TTHP.
     
  4. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 2,994

    So you can back up without jack-knifing the sulky. With casters, it acts like a Zturn when you back up.
     
  5. Lynch Landscaping

    Lynch Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 218

    I have a pair of Jungle Wheels I like them, but only for belt drive mowers. For the TTHP I would get one with casters.
     
  6. pjslawncare/landscap

    pjslawncare/landscap LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,410

    I use Velke brand. It will back up and they are built real well, but they cost a little more than Jungle Jims. Oh yea, dont forget to step off before backing (long story) http://www.wrightmfg.com/
     
  7. dwost

    dwost LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,667

    I too had JW and was pleased with them. I ended up selling them and picking up a proslide which I like much better.
     
  8. Metro Lawn

    Metro Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
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