Author Topic: Ride-On mower on the ice  (Read 1403 times)

Offline basschamp167

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Ride-On mower on the ice
« on: Jan 25, 2022, 08:55 PM »
Has anyone done this or have any insight as to the legality of it?

Donít have an ATV but recently was gifted an old school John Deere ride on mower. And I think it would make a great ice machine as long as the snow isnít too high.

Should I just send it until I get caught?

Offline BigKen

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Re: Ride-On mower on the ice
« Reply #1 on: Jan 25, 2022, 09:19 PM »
I've been thinking about trying it out, there shouldn't be any reason you couldn't, though I am no expert in Mower Law. Get some chains and send it.

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Re: Ride-On mower on the ice
« Reply #2 on: Jan 25, 2022, 09:24 PM »
I've been thinking about trying it out, there shouldn't be any reason you couldn't, though I am no expert in Mower Law. Get some chains and send it.

Thatís the response I was looking for, and Iíve already got chains  @) think Iíll add an orange tractor triangle to the back first, canít hurt!

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Re: Ride-On mower on the ice
« Reply #3 on: Jan 28, 2022, 03:44 AM »
What you are asking I think is def illegal. Atvs are too though unless registered and insured if on public land and allowed there. Bet your lawn mower isnít. On private youíre good Even than youíd need to be allowed to use it there. In my area of the state most lakes have an electric only rule. That includes augers, any sort of motor actually and thus you couldnít use it even on private lakes.
My question though is this is posted in NJ section. Thereís nowhere in my mind any sort of transport besides a jet sled is necessary. Why do you think you even need it?
Iíd also like to say many lakes have springs, bigger thin/open areas. You wonít be checking anything on a mower. Every year snowmobiles go under and theyíre moving like your mower wouldnít be.
Imo itís an all around not great idea

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Re: Ride-On mower on the ice
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Re: Ride-On mower on the ice
« Reply #5 on: Jan 28, 2022, 05:45 AM »
Go for it

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Re: Ride-On mower on the ice
« Reply #6 on: Jan 28, 2022, 06:19 AM »
she gona crank over hard out there on a block of ice. lol  they would probably just warn ya anyhow rite?  so yea go for it.

 if that dont work try the mantis tiller deal next.  now where is that old video.lol

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