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Re: How tough is it to mount a belly mower on a B?

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Greg Ballantyne

10-07-2002 17:52:34




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I had a belly mower on mine, was on it when I bought it. It was made by Sun Master out of Olathe Kansas. I took it off a couple of years later, and it laid on a pallet for a few more years until I sold it. I know it came off easier that it went on for the fellow that bought it, I couldn't remember where all the parts went. I'm sure woods makes one that will fit a B.




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steve

10-07-2002 19:17:06




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 Re: Re: How tough is it to mount a belly mower on a B? in reply to Greg Ballantyne, 10-07-2002 17:52:34  
try to get a 60 inch if you are cutting stuff several inches high. i installed a WOODS 72 inch on a "C" and it worked great in the yard, but a little too much load for field work. most of the mowers use a bracket that bolts between the rear final drive cases, like the draw bar. there are a couple hangers that drop down from the rear of the motor clutch housing to support the front, normally have a couple wheels on the front end to glide over rough ground. mine used the standard 3/4 inch diameter cylinder normally in the rear to lift the deck. have seen a couple "B" with a long lever arm and manual lift. Some drive off the rear PTO and some drive off the side pto pulley. depends on the gear ratio needed.

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Bryan Smith

10-08-2002 06:14:59




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 Re: Re: Re: How tough is it to mount a belly mower on a B? in reply to steve, 10-07-2002 19:17:06  
I have a couple of images of belly mount mowers on a B on my website (links below) - that may give you an idea. Not too much to hooking it up - just time and effort.

I have a Woods L59 60 inch mower on my 1949 B and that's a real nice combo. I use it to mow the yard, but Saturday afternoon I mowed a ditch with 10-12 inch tall grass (or better) down to around 5 or 6 inches. Pulled it hard, but it handled it - just had to make two passes because I had let the grass get so tall. The temperature gauge never moved ..... and this was a ditch bank 20 feet wide by about 1/4 mile long. I do like that B!

Sandy Lake Implement offers Woods mowers (sandylakeimp@hotmail.com or 724-376-2489) as well as Paul Bazetta (http://www.tractorbuddies.com). I think a L59 mower will cost you around $1300 to $1600 plus freight.

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