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DixieChopper88
06-07-2007, 01:11 AM
I just bought a set of high lift gator blades for my 60" Chopper because i was getting a lot of grass build-up from my xblades. I paid a lot for shipping from expressmowerparts and i just installed them tonight and will be using them tomorrow. Will I be disappointed?

CrimsonLCS
06-07-2007, 02:49 AM
No, i run with gator blades in the spring and fall, during the summer the grass dries out so i go with High-Low blades.. but gators blade in the spring time chop the grass to a dust, i love them

Gmgbo
06-07-2007, 07:21 AM
I have the same build up problem on my scag wb with those blades.

Grits
06-07-2007, 10:01 AM
I run them and like them. They do a very good job of making the clippings nearly disappear. As for the clogging deck, who knows, could be quite a number of things.....type of grass, moisture content, length of grass, operator error, etc.

causalitist
06-07-2007, 11:15 AM
for me at least i thought they helped the grass clump up easier.

i might try em again though.

johnnywill08
06-07-2007, 12:26 PM
i tried the mamba mulching blades (pretty similar i think) couldn't use em this time of year. the "teeth" kept holding clumps and dropping them when we'd turn... switched to ultra hi-lifts- wow, what a cut!!! i'll swith back to the mulchers when the grass slows down, but here in the northeast, this time of year, no can do....

Meg-Mo
06-07-2007, 12:56 PM
Try the MEG MO blades and we will out preform most all blades and last longer and in long run less expensive.

johnnywill08
06-07-2007, 01:52 PM
Try the MEG MO blades and we will out preform most all blades and last longer and in long run less expensive.

hey yeah, let me sharpen four times the edges now- sweet!!!

Meg-Mo
06-07-2007, 03:39 PM
The MEG MO blades will stay sharp 8 to 10 times longer and only have ball point type nicks so a lot less sharpening

DJ Contracting
06-07-2007, 03:40 PM
i tried the mamba mulching blades (pretty similar i think) couldn't use em this time of year. the "teeth" kept holding clumps and dropping them when we'd turn... switched to ultra hi-lifts- wow, what a cut!!! i'll swith back to the mulchers when the grass slows down, but here in the northeast, this time of year, no can do....


OK where do you get (ultra hi-lifts), and how much per blade? I'll need three for my 48" ZTR.

WJW Lawn
06-07-2007, 03:47 PM
Personally...I hate Gator blades. They leave clumps...and I hate clumps too. So to stop all the hate...I dont use em.

flathead
06-07-2007, 03:53 PM
I run the Rotary version of gators year round and love them.

DixieChopper88
06-07-2007, 06:11 PM
This is probably a stupid question, but what are the rotary versions of gators?

lawns Etc
06-07-2007, 11:29 PM
I think you will be happy as I recomended them but I dont understand why you didnt place a $100 order to get free shipping Oil filters extra sets of blades or something to get the shipping free.But with the Dixie try to keep your RPM at about 3400 while cutting and youll have a great cut if I go over 3400 the cut is not as clean I have had bad luck with gators on all but the 60" Dixie so post your results

DixieChopper88
06-07-2007, 11:33 PM
Well i'll pay the shipping what's the point of ordering more blades if i don't like these?

lawns Etc
06-07-2007, 11:39 PM
Well I guess you dont get the point you probally paid about $30 for ship and $30 for the blades thats $60 another $40 you could get alot of stuff and no shipping just my thoughts as their prices are very low on filters,belts etc that you will need eventually you might put out $100 but in no time the savings will add up

bigbone
06-07-2007, 11:58 PM
I just bought a set of Gator's for my 52" Hustler. I was trying to reduce the clogging problem I have with my side bagger which SUCKS. I did notice a small difference but I have decided to ditch the bagger and just mulch. I doubt the Gator's will leave clumps when I straight mulch because they don't leave clumps now with the shitty bagger.

ericakabob
06-08-2007, 01:32 AM
I have used gators for 6 years and will never change. I started since I could not find a mulching block for me zero turn and used just the gator blade no block and loved it. When the grass is real tall and thick I may half to make 2 passes but I keep all my lawns cut so that only happens with new lawns.

abcfamily
06-09-2007, 08:35 PM
Try the MEG MO blades and we will out preform most all blades and last longer and in long run less expensive.

The MEG MO blades will stay sharp 8 to 10 times longer and only have ball point type nicks so a lot less sharpening



33" and larger cut $94.95*

I just bought TWO sets of Gator Blades delivered for $88.75

bohiaa
06-09-2007, 11:10 PM
33" and larger cut $94.95*

I just bought TWO sets of Gator Blades delivered for $88.75

I get them a little cheaper than that....But I noticed they dont throw the grass UP AND OUT.... like the exmark OEM's when the wind is just right it will drowned ya in grass....

I'm keeping Gator