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Just got my first trailer and walk-behind!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by T.P.M Group, Jun 18, 2017.

  1. 13Razorbackfan

    13Razorbackfan LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,262

    Definitely need a spare with a single axle. Also need to look at getting at least 4 ply radials.
    hort101 likes this.
  2. rippinryno

    rippinryno LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 903

    Never had a spare on my single axle, now i'm going to have a flat, thanks fr making me say that guys!
  3. ricrey99

    ricrey99 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    Congrats, your on your way!
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  4. hort101

    hort101 LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from S.E. New England
    Messages: 8,204

    Just carry a plug kit and a little compressor the op tpm should tooThumbs Up
  5. T.P.M Group

    T.P.M Group LawnSite Member
    Messages: 36

    So I got a quick question on the walk behind so when im cutting with walk behind it works perfectly but dies when I put it in reverse. Not really sure what it would be wondering if you guys have experience with this? keep in mind this is and older mower
  6. Mow-Daddy.com

    Mow-Daddy.com LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,727

    Could be a safety switch.
  7. T.P.M Group

    T.P.M Group LawnSite Member
    Messages: 36

    thats what I was thinking but I have tried doing it while blades are engaged and when blades arent engaged. i have both breaks on when i engage reverse and if i let go it will go in reverse before it dies so it still might be safety switch but still not sure where its at
  8. Jake the grass guy

    Jake the grass guy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 80

    on my toro mine would die when i engaged the blades until the motor was warm. now it should be warm out but maybe letting it run a while might help? could be old gas as well.
  9. kawasaki guy

    kawasaki guy LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from USA
    Messages: 16,587

    Do shafts spin? Any clicking noises?
  10. TPendagast

    TPendagast LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,760

    Don't use reverse much
    Just feather the hand brake and pull backwards in one direction or the other for reverse turns.

    If you need to shift gears use your knee
    I think but am not sure that your hands might be leaving the operator presence controls (safety) when you're trying to go into reverse and you don't realize that you're doing it, and the machine dies out, as designed

    Just a guess

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