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mr.mindless

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Re: Dumb mower
« Reply #30 on: August 13, 2020, 02:15:34 PM »
Found an okay cross reference for Gator blades. 1/16” longer. One center hole, not three. Way cheaper than my discontinued NLA blades. Order actually went through so we’ll see if better.
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Re: Dumb mower
« Reply #31 on: August 13, 2020, 10:07:13 PM »
would be nice to send the jacobsen and mow with whatever tractor instead of having machinery multiplication, and that's not the right unit for that I don't think. Too big, too weird.

It is nice to be able to hold a cold beverage while mowing. Another vote on belly mounted mower. Although it’s nice to not relying on one equipment to do everything.

You’re welcome to ‘test’ out my 44” hydro walk behind w/ sulky to get a feel on what one can do for you as if in conjunction with a mower tractor. I suppose a WB can temporarily the primary mower during the wet and soggy in spring

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Re: Dumb mower
« Reply #32 on: August 13, 2020, 10:13:49 PM »
are you down to mowing a 1/2 acer yet instead of 5? 

then sure mow with X

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Re: Dumb mower
« Reply #33 on: August 13, 2020, 11:40:21 PM »
zero interest in a walkbehind, that's silliness for a property this size that's mostly clear, not darting through trees.

that crazy batwing thing that started this thread is more appealing all the time.
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Dumb mower
« Reply #34 on: August 30, 2020, 09:01:49 PM »
Couple bolts rattled loose. Minor issue resulted. Lots of things attach to the front axle so when it moved 1.5” relative to the chassis i could no longer disengage pto, lift the deck, or move backwards.

Has top locks now. No damage done.




I would be unhappy if I hadn’t paid under 2 grand for this. But it’s good enough for now. Still clumpy discharge. It’s just not built for how I mow; I cut too much off at once and want too fast of travel speed. Not lacking for power anymore though. Tackled 8” long wet ditch grass and loaded up and rolled coal, but did not bog down.
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Re: Dumb mower
« Reply #35 on: September 25, 2020, 01:51:56 PM »
ready to hawg come springtime. or a wet fall.

25x10-12 replacing 23x10.5-12. they're really squished width-wise from shipping.

may or may not need to push the deck forward a little, that's an easy adjustment if I do. I think fenders will clear without modification. will need to determine how far to lower the rear of the deck to compensate, expect 1" but will see. If I move the deck forward I think that will complicate that due to how its suspended.
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