Reel Mower

Discussion in 'Sports Field Management' started by luv2fly, Aug 24, 2006.

  1. luv2fly

    luv2fly LawnSite Member
    from ATL
    Messages: 46

    Has any one used a Bunton Reel Mower?

    Pros and Cons.


  2. golfkingisaac

    golfkingisaac LawnSite Member
    Messages: 19

    Do your have one yourself?

    I myself am a big 'Reel' Mower bloke & love the finer cuts.
    I have used a Bunton Walk-Behind when i did some work at a local course.

    Everyone is entitled to their own thoughts & mine is there cut is average, this one was heavier than the lighter walk-behinds i used, but using a Bunton at less than .100 would most likly be a disaster. But i have only ever used them once mowing 3 greens at a height of .140 & i didn't like it that much.

    My rating is 4 out of 10. Your choice however, i mean it may suit your jobs, but not for me!
  3. skapulka

    skapulka LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    what are you going to use this mower for? Do you have someone with a reel grinder or a dealer to use to keep it sharpe & adjusted properly? A dull reel mower can cause alot of turf issues.

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