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  1. #11
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    Oct 2004
    North Carolina

    Default Re: Walk behinds; 36" hydro or 48" geared??

    go hydro if you can- jut got rid my my 2010 exmark metro 36 b/c i hated the belts- love the ECS controls though.

    lots of info on lawnsite
    GC2300, FEL, 48" box blade, 60" Kioti Aerator, First Choice RT48-04,Turfs, Markham Welding Toothbar

  2. #12
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    Aug 2005
    Putnam Co. West Virginia
    Kubota MX5100, Kubota BX25D, Kubota KX91-3, BCS 853, MULE FXT Pro

    Default Re: Walk behinds; 36" hydro or 48" geared??

    Go hydro. Have a 36" hydro (19 hp) and it will pull 170 lbs up any hill if I have traction. I cut some steep areas and never had a hp problem ( when wet I run out of tracton but never power)
    Good luck

  3. #13
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    Mar 2012
    Dallas, GA
    Acura integra


    Thanks for the advice man. I bought a 36 Lesco hydro and love it. Only problem is it doesn't cut low enough. trying to lower my blades and I should be good

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