My new mower
Well, have been using this mower set up for over a month, oldest daughter Fina emailed me some pictures she took with her phone when pulling up the drive one day.
Mowing the cow pasture weeds. Don't like a sickle mower for this as I want to chop the weeds up so they don't lay on top of the grass and kill it.
Mows about 80", current configuration is leaving a half mown swatch. So am going to "remodel" these two mowers.
Here we are a little closer. Fannie and Mae, Norwegian Fjords. On a forecart pulling two Shisher rough cut trail mowers. 8 acres used to take about 14 gallons of gas. With this setup, a little over 3 gallons of gas.
Here you can see the setup a little better. Am going to take the inside wheels and brackets off and "marry" the two mowers together to make them one solid mower and so I can have the key and lever for the second mower at hand. I bought a seat at TSC as my old butt didn't like the cast iron seat that came with my cart.
I remember someone wanting info on a new mower, well I tell you, this is quite the mowing crew! With the tractor it took me about 4 hours. This way is about 6 hours. This team seems to be walking right around 6 mph, to do a good job the mowers have to be kept under 5 mph so I have to talk to them and hold them back some. With the sickle mower (for hay) they step right out and cut it like hot butter! Hope you enjoy the pictures. This is one of the many projects that has kept me away and busy this summer.
Larger pictures on 2nd page thanks to Vaughn.
Last edited by Jonathan Shively; 08-27-2013 at 03:24 AM.
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