Jungle Wheels

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by GTLC, Oct 21, 2003.

  1. GTLC

    GTLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 700

    I am thinking of ditching my Timecutter Z next year for a fixed deck walk-behind. I have never owned a mid-sized walk-behind before but have tried them just not with a sulky. Do you have to be careful not to jackknife on the 180 turns when going back and forth when mowing?
  2. ElephantNest

    ElephantNest LawnSite Bronze Member
    from La.
    Messages: 1,878

    Nope, not really. I use the Jungle Wheels 2 wheeled, behind a 36" X TTHP. I back it off of the trailer on the velkie. Load it with it, crank some mean turns with it, etc. At first, it felt like at times I was going to jack-knife it, but powered through and all was well. I like this one a lot better than the one wheeled one I was used to, except I can't get quite as close around obstacles.

  3. PaulJ

    PaulJ LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,774

    If If you have a hydro walkbehind try a bull rider. It has caster wheels and stays directly behind the mower.
  4. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
    from -
    Messages: 4,040

    Here is a pic of the bull rider. Click on the image for the link.

  5. Rick Jones

    Rick Jones LawnSite Senior Member
    from NY
    Messages: 427

    Team Gopher, that picture is actually of the Bronco Rider. The Bullrider is a castering sulky.

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