size of wb

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by rinker26, Feb 22, 2010.

  1. rinker26

    rinker26 LawnSite Member
    from mo
    Messages: 23

    i am purchasing a new tthp this spring and was curious if the 48 and the 52 operate the same with a velky.i weigh about 175 and dont want any problems with the deck raising up on me.are both machines about the same or is the 52 really a big difference over the 48.
  2. 93Chevy

    93Chevy LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 38,107

    You won't notice much of a difference. If you know how to run the machine well, you'll save some time with a 52.
  3. mowerbrad

    mowerbrad LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,268

    The biggest thing you will notice between the two deck sizes will be the amount of trim side you have. The 52" deck will give you a little more of a trim side, but only by a couple inches. And even when cutting the 52" deck won't save you THAT much time over the 48", at least not on most accounts.

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