YT5700 suitable for moving a boat around the yard?
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I have a boat I need to move around in the yard in some rather tight places. On boating sites, several guys have recommended using a "garden tractor" as opposed to a "riding lawn mower", as garden tractors have better transmissions, axles, etc.
Anyone have experience using a Yamaha Garden tractor to move a 3,500 lb boat around? I found a YT5700, 21 HP, with hydrostatic transmission on Craigslist for $450. Any opinion on whether this will be able to handle a boat & trailer well? Yard and driveway are not sloped much at all.
Re: YT5700 suitable for moving a boat around the yard?
It will move that boat no problem. That is a 16 hp, with no deck, it should have a 42" deck, so it will not mow in it's current state. What is that metal thing under the seat? It is not worth $450 like that!