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Riding Sidesaddle

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Jerrys Lawn Service, Sep 8, 2000.

  1. Turf Kutter

    Turf Kutter LawnSite Member
    Messages: 125

    What brands of commercial wb mowers can you do that on?
  2. Lanelle

    Lanelle LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,361

    Used to have a worker do that on a 48" Bobcat. He faced forward, put his arms behind his back to reach the brakes to steer. Don't think he scorched even one of his tatoos!
  3. RYAN

    RYAN LawnSite Member
    Messages: 211

    You can do that on most walkbehinds. I have done it on Exmark, Scag, Bobcat, Just sit on the starter and keep your legs away from the muffler and reach back and steer. I would start out slow though it is real easy to pop a wheelie and fall off. and definately don't do it with the blade on. Works great on big properties.

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