My Tractor Forum banner
  • We have a new contest celebrating your backyard. Sponsored by Walmart, its your chance to win a $400 gift just in time for the 4th of July! HERE Contest Ends on the 30th.

1 - 20 of 24 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
151 Posts
Discussion Starter · #7 ·
Greetings & welcome from southern Md (Waldorf) . Where in Md are you ...?

Mike
Mike i live in Whitemarsh,I bought a old car in Waldorf last year,it is a 1967 plymouth station wagon.I got it from the original owner and the car was bought at Waldorf motors in 1967
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
3,590 Posts
That's also very nice! I'm just a few miles up the road from you in Forest Hill, near Bel Air.

I'm in Perry Hall a lot, have rental properties there. Drive through White Mash all the time, our daughter lives in Middle River.

Sheldon
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
151 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
151 Posts
Discussion Starter · #12 · (Edited)
That's also very nice! I'm just a few miles up the road from you in Forest Hill, near Bel Air.

I'm in Perry Hall a lot, have rental properties there. Drive through White Mash all the time, our daughter lives in Middle River.

Sheldon
I live on Mohrs lane off route 7 (the one lane wooden bridge that went over to home depot).I have a 5 acres of property in Rising Sun to cut,it takes me and my wife about 2 hrs to cut
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
8,842 Posts
.I have a 5 acres of property in Rising Sun to cut,it takes me and my wife about 2 hrs to cut
I would say it is time for a 24G and a 72" deck. So far I have been able to cut in 3rd gear with my 72" deck and get a very good cut quality. The reason it cuts fast is for a few interrelated reasons

1 - The 18 hp tractor 50" deck combo can choke on high grass in 3rd gear and can leave a poor quality of cut. The 50" deck just can't clear the cut grass out. The 72" really blows it out due to the increased blade tip speed (17,000 SFPM vs 15,000 SFPM) and the deck design.

2 - The added power of the 24G can handle a wider deck. That extra 12"-22" does make a difference.

3 - The higher blade tip speed means a higher ground speed to maintain the same number of cuts per foot.

I have a modified 50" deck that spins the blades at 20,000 SFPM. I have yet to try it out on dense heavy grass. For normal grass cutting, it really does a nice job. Just spinning that deck does suck up 12 hp. I can't use it on the 5665. The Pro-16 handles it with ease.

That 60" deck should perform but I have no idea how well since I don't have one...yet.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,765 Posts
Mike i live in Whitemarsh,I bought a old car in Waldorf last year,it is a 1967 plymouth station wagon.I got it from the original owner and the car was bought at Waldorf motors in 1967
Cool ! Thats practically in my back yard . All your machines look great .

Mike
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
151 Posts
Discussion Starter · #18 ·
Cool ! Thats practically in my back yard . All your machines look great .

Mike
Hey Mike have you seen this car runing around Waldorf before.The first pic is the day I got it.
 

Attachments

1 - 20 of 24 Posts
Top