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How do you get a heavy lawnmower over a large curb?
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only way is to go over it!
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only way is to go over it!
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Please explain what kind of curb you are talking about, and what piece of equipment you are using, the curiosity is killing me.

If it's a tractor you are using, I can see the problem - but not for a mower much smaller.


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If you are just starting out with a tractor and have not thought of a way to get onto the lawn - the curb is best. Trust that your machine will climb the curb with the right amount of speed and control. Getting down from a curb is extremely simple, you must go slow so that the curb is always gripped as you make your way onto the road.
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If its a tractor or most zero turns you can use two 2x6 or 2x8 boards length wise as ramps or stack wood in front of the curb (like a step) to decrease the height it will spread it out and you probably won't get hung up with your deck
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Landscape timber laid against the curb, ease up and down the curb.
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How do you get a heavy lawnmower over a large curb?
I back my 60" ZTR with the left rear hitting the curb. I continue to back up until front left wheel is on curb. Turn right side of tire onto curb and it comes right up without hitting the deck.
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Can you make some kind of curb ramp?

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I back my 60" ZTR with the left rear hitting the curb. I continue to back up until front left wheel is on curb. Turn right side of tire onto curb and it comes right up without hitting the deck.
I use this same method, works well!
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