Zero Turn options

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by colawn, May 28, 2006.

  1. colawn

    colawn LawnSite Member
    from co
    Messages: 141

    Hi Guys I am wondering if there is a zero turn mower that will fit through a 36" gate and the deck is mounted in front of the mower to get under swings etc. I know you can get the phazar but the deck is under the mower which doesn't work well for my yards. Thanks
  2. Signature Landscaping1

    Signature Landscaping1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 1,496

    You may want to check out a Walker Mower.
  3. colawn

    colawn LawnSite Member
    from co
    Messages: 141

    I think a walker is to wide to fit through a gate:cry:
  4. sicklid

    sicklid LawnSite Member
    Messages: 42

    Yeah the wheel base on a walker is like 42". I don't know of any others, you may have to go with a walk behind with a sulky.
  5. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,569

    The Gravely 34
  6. cessnasovereign

    cessnasovereign LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 292

    I have a 30 inch ZTR! :)
    A new Dixon Zeeter. I know it's not commercial but it works for the few yards that I have with smaller gates. I just sold my Toro Proline 48" and I'm gonna buy another large ZTR and a walkbehind. NO TORO!
  7. sicklid

    sicklid LawnSite Member
    Messages: 42

    That would fit through the gate but it's a mid mount he is looking for a front mount.
  8. colawn

    colawn LawnSite Member
    from co
    Messages: 141

    thanks for the responses guys. the gravely is just like the phazar being a mid mount. right now I have some 32 walkbehinds but I am looking to get more productive. I can't really use a sulky b/c my yard average about 2500 sq ft. w/ gates and all kinds of small areas where a sulky would just get in the way. Maybe the 32 stander would work. Does anyone run one? If you have any other suggestions I would appreciate them.
  9. drmiller100

    drmiller100 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 562

    sometimes you cna cheat a too wide front mower deck through a too narrow gate if you have room.

    approach at an angle, put the mower deck through the gate sideways, and work the mower through.

    years ago i used to put an 18 foot hay rake through 12 foot gates regularly this way.

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