Wheel Measure

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by dhicks, May 31, 2000.

  1. dhicks

    dhicks Member
    Messages: 770

    Looking for a wheel measure. Cannot find one locally. If you know of a dealer/mail order company, please let me know. Thanks!<p>----------<br>--Disneyland on the Potomac - ICQ [icq]31223414[/icq]<br>www.go-emerald.com
  2. columbiaplower

    columbiaplower LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 462

    Northern tool
  3. Toroguy

    Toroguy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,075

    Home Depot $59.oo<br>My steps average 2.38 feet..free, now I can buy a book from Phagan or Nilsson.<p><p><font size="1">Edited by: toroguy
  4. Dingo

    Dingo LawnSite Member
    from TN
    Messages: 133

    the one at home depot works great make sure you get one with a 12'' wheel so you can get through tall grass or ruff turf
  5. Lanelle

    Lanelle LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,361

    Engineering supply companies also have wheels. I got one at SESCO in Fairfax. And do get one with the 12&quot; wheel. One type even has a built in calculator.<p>----------<br>Lanelle<br>
  6. HOMER

    HOMER LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,180

    I got my 29.95 special at Lowes, it works fine for me! <p>Homer
  7. OP

    dhicks Member
    Messages: 770

    Thanks for the replies. Living in cornfield county does have its disadvantages 8-(<br>But I sleep good at night. <p>----------<br>--Disneyland on the Potomac - ICQ [icq]31223414[/icq]<br>www.go-emerald.com
  8. BRET

    BRET LawnSite Member
    Messages: 19

    might get one from lesco if they are in your area. they cost a little bit more but they seem to be indistructable. might run around $ 50.00
  9. Northwest

    Northwest LawnSite Member
    Messages: 144

    frostproof.com big, little, electronic.
  10. Nilsson Associates

    Nilsson Associates LawnSite Member
    Messages: 243

    Wheel good for precise measurements but for rough ground, toroguy steps ...<p>Mark a distance of about 100 feet. Pace off normal pace, naturally, count paces, divide paces into 100 feet = your average pace. If you're draggin butt that day, try it a few times. Wheel is better on smaller lineal distances like shrub beds, when you are buying sod & materials, don't want left overs.<p>A-1<br>Nilsson Associates<br>Green Industry Consultants

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