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mower for ponds/ditches

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Frontier-Lawn, Jul 9, 2005.

  1. Frontier-Lawn

    Frontier-Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
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    i found a mower for slopes to water. [​IMG]
    model HVT52
    The Husqvarna HVT52 hover trimmer floats on a cushion of air! This model is suitable for professional work in difficult terrain. The four-stroke engine can be used on slopes of up to 60°. The HVT52 has very low vibration levels in the handle and the trimmer line can be easily replaced.
  2. Likestomow

    Likestomow LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 997

    hey - good work there
  3. wojo23323

    wojo23323 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 608

    How much $$$$$. We need one.
  4. Frontier-Lawn

    Frontier-Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,955

  5. john_incircuit

    john_incircuit LawnSite Senior Member
    from NC
    Messages: 310

    My parents have a very similar hover mower, called "Flymo". Used it for many years, still running now after around 30 years.

    To cut a steep hill, put a rope around the handle and feed the mower slowly down the hill, swinging it like a pendulum.

    Works very well as long as there are no trees or bushed for the rope to snag.

  6. Fantasy Lawns

    Fantasy Lawns LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,912

    If you like you can travel up here n I'll sell you mine .... almost new .... maybe 10 hrs .... $250 Cash

    It seems like a great tool ...but I found it bulky n ackward to get to the edges .... when not running it doesn't float so it's a pain moving it ... it's dead weight

    It'd be cool so fabricate some sort of bracket to mount it to the side of a Z .... kinda like a Flexi-deck

    If you want it PM me ... I'm just out side of Cocoa Beach
  7. S man

    S man LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,562

    Eww a honda gcv. Better get one with something else. Check out eastman industries. They make commercial ones like that.

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