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what grade/percent slope do you think this is

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by smcunningham, Apr 21, 2007.

  1. smcunningham

    smcunningham LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 775

    From the pictures what grade slope do you think this is:confused:

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  2. smcunningham

    smcunningham LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 775

    ............................heres another one

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  3. justanotherlawnguy

    justanotherlawnguy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,282

    Man thats steep!!!!!!!!!!Nice pics though

    Nothing like that around here. I would guess 35-40% grade...
  4. twj721

    twj721 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 619

    steep for sure
  5. LindblomRJ

    LindblomRJ LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,570

    Hopefully the engine has pressurized oil system.

    Dang that is steep.
  6. twj721

    twj721 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 619

    I have one that is about like that bit at the bottom is a major US Hwy have no where to run in case we get in trouble have had to get my wife to remove the seat from my bottom a couple of times not scared of the hill but sure have respect for it .Sorta like when I was a gasoline tanker transport driver you load 9200 gals of gas loved hauling it was not scared of it but had the highest respect for it
  7. smcunningham

    smcunningham LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 775

    yeah she's pressurized......I say she because she takes care of me on the steep ones so the 21 stays on the trailer....:cool2:
  8. craglawnmanor

    craglawnmanor LawnSite Member
    Messages: 136

    Looks about as steep as the yard on my last house (that we sold in '99).
    I got to mow that yard FOR FREE! :cry: :laugh:
  9. Scag48

    Scag48 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,067

    I'd say between 35-40 degrees. Pretty steep but the 52" looks like it holds the slope pretty well. I wouldn't be up there with a 36", that's for sure.
  10. tacoma200

    tacoma200 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,426

    I would guess 35% but pictures can be misleading. Some of the pictures look steeper depending on the angle. I wouldn't try it but I bet my tiger would mow that horizontally. Cut at a bit of an angle and I'm sure a tt would do it. Dry of course.

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