which sulky

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jbsimerly, Mar 17, 2010.

  1. jbsimerly

    jbsimerly LawnSite Member
    Messages: 22

    hi just bought a 54 scag mower and it has a 1 wheel sulky on it i am a big guy (350 pounds) and the sulky makes a rut when riding the sulky was thinking bout buying a 2 wheel sulky just wandering what is the best and if the 2 wheels will still make ruts or not i have been looking and i like the looks of the swivel wheel models but dont know thanks for any input
  2. MikeKle

    MikeKle LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,253

    I doubt any castoring sulky would work for you? but a 2 wheel trailering sulky would be best, maybe get the wheel areas beefed up a bit by a welder, there was a guy on here once that said he had to add in extra supports due to his weight, but cant remember his name. But even the 2 wheel sulkies are going to leave ruts with 350 on them. You may be able to find some wider wheels and tires for the sulky, this will definitely help.

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