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clncut05
06-07-2006, 06:03 PM
I need new blades for my 60" exmark ztr. What kind of blades should I buy? Standard, hi-lift, mulching, etc.

TLS
06-07-2006, 06:10 PM
What deck? (TriVantage, UltraCut, or TRITON?)

What are you doing (mulching, side discharge, bagging?)

What horsepower?

M RASCOE&SONS
06-07-2006, 06:22 PM
i just put doubles on this wk (high lifts and gators-highlifts on top of gators,gators being the closest blade to the ground) boy oh bo what a nice cut in any grass wow.i have two lazers ,both 60 inchers with lc 27 kawis.in all the years i have been doing this i never tried before this wk and boy i wish i new about it 10 yrs ago.

clncut05
06-07-2006, 06:31 PM
I don't know which deck I have. It is a 23 Hp Kohler. I am not bagging or mulching right now. I am just tired of double cutting.

clncut05
06-07-2006, 06:33 PM
Does that put a lot more stress on the pulleys?. If I had a 27 Hp motor I would think about doing that. The one I have is only 23 Hp Kohler

DoetschOutdoor
06-07-2006, 08:09 PM
Did I read somthing wrong or did you say that you mount 2 blades where usually only 1 goes? Can this be done with all mowers? A 36" Ferris?

M RASCOE&SONS
06-07-2006, 08:46 PM
i myself run it on a exmark 60 inch lazer with a Lc 27 kawi for power,they have been on one day and they are the cats a$$.i would do a search on here to see if anyone has done it to a 36 ferris before trying it ,or call your local dealer.good luck

TLS
06-07-2006, 09:15 PM
With the 23 Kohler you can forget about running doubles. Plus they're not for everyone.
I'd go to your eXmark dealer and ask for a set of OEM Excalibur blades. Aftermarket it's ususally hit of miss.