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Old 05-18-2007, 05:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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mowing with an atv

anyone use rear rough cut mower behind there atv? I was just wounder if they worked good and were worth the money. I would be mowing about 5 acres for a short peroid of time till funds allow for a new kubota. I guess i should add that the land is pretty flat. Also i'd be using an artic cat 700 to pull the mower.
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Old 05-18-2007, 05:33 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I've never used a finish cut pull behind mower, but i've used a brush hog several times in the fields and woods. I would love to see how well a finish cut does, but yeah they are a bit pricy and i've heard that it's a lot of wear and tear on the ATV. I think i'd just wait till i had the money for a new tractor.
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Yeah i'd hate to ruin the atv. May be i'll just try to find a crappy riding mower to beat till i can afford to get the kubota
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Old 05-18-2007, 08:18 AM   #4 (permalink)
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i've heard that it's a lot of wear and tear on the ATV.
Nevermind that, with a locker rear there would be a lot of wear and tear on your lawn.
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They work great but you have to make a 40 point turn to keep from tearing the grass up unless you can unlock the rear end or do like i did last season and pull one of the half shafts out of the rear. and about the wear issue i don't think it would hurt it one bit because all your doing is pulling a little rolling weight.
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Old 05-21-2007, 09:29 PM   #6 (permalink)
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my dad's friend does it with an old Honda 250 with no problems..
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