Walker bushel question

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by cush, Feb 3, 2004.

  1. cush

    cush LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 352

    I'm buying a 48" GHS w/ 26efi this spring and I'm wondering how many times per acre I will have to dump the 9.5 bushel. I realize it will depend on the grass (mostly blue and perennial rye here) but what would you say the average during the growing season will be.
  2. Spanky64

    Spanky64 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 20

    Of course it will depend on the grass height and density of the turf. I mow a section of tall fescue in Kansas. This is a heavily irrigated lawn that is about 14,000 square feet, and during the peak season I dump twice. Sometimes maybe 2.5 full hoppers. This lawn takes about 40 minutes start to finish with my 42 inch deck 26 efi no speed up kit.
  3. Avery

    Avery LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,388

    I don't know about acres but with my Walker I could mow appx. 10-15 minutes between dumps. That was mowing in heavy hybrid bermuda.

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