pro slide?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by willietd2, Dec 27, 2006.

  1. willietd2

    willietd2 LawnSite Member
    from OHIO
    Messages: 210

    I was reading a thread on sulkys you guys wrote.One guy was talking about pro slides.Idone some research on there web site and liked what i seen. My question was will it pull me behind my exmark 52" hydro? I am 295 lbs.Somebody let it go and tell me. thanks, Willie
  2. HenryB

    HenryB LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,844

    At 295 I'd get a sulky w/ wheels the bigger the wheels the better.
  3. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,801

    Does anyone use this with a belt drive??.....
  4. elmo1537

    elmo1537 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 93

    I weigh about the same as you and when I am running my 61 the deck likes to float a little bit.
  5. lawnpro724

    lawnpro724 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,201

    295lb I would have to agree get a sulky it will get you around better unless the mower your using has 17hp or higher and is hydro.
  6. joshlawn

    joshlawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 143

    If you don't have to mow hilly areas like I do, the Pro Slide will work fine. Just know that you won't be able to ride it over anything else other than vegetation, unlike a sulky or velke which can be ridden anywhere. Also, the Pro Slide does make the deck rise a little every now-and-then in certain conditions, though it does stripe a whole lot better.

    P.S. I have a Pro Slide rendition which I paid $200 for on Ebay, if you wanted to try it out I'll sell it for $100 plus shipping.
  7. willietd2

    willietd2 LawnSite Member
    from OHIO
    Messages: 210

    that just the problem. im in southeastern ohio and there is not a flat spot in my county. i thank you for the offer, but i might try out a set of jungle wheels or mabe do some research on the hustler sulky. thanks guys,willie
  8. Accu-cut Lawn Care

    Accu-cut Lawn Care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,206

    The Hustler sulky or a set of jungle wheels will work fine for you. You might want to think about putting some weights on the front of your wb to keep the deck on the ground.

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