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Airstream86
12-05-2010, 03:07 PM
I have tried to mulch leaves with the Gator Blades that the dealer recommended to me and am not happy at all. There is a lot of mulch that is thrown up on top of the operator platform. The right front of the deck shoots out leaves from under the deck. I have tried re-adjusting the deck to factory specks to no avail.
Suggestions would be appreciated

mowerconsultant
12-07-2010, 10:02 AM
Do you have a full mulch kit installed? as in both baffles and the block off plate?

Pj

Airstream86
12-15-2010, 11:36 AM
Yes the full baffle assembly is installed. I am at a setting of 3-1/4" deck heigth

SPENCER HUNTER
12-23-2010, 12:37 AM
i have both mulch kits on both of my machine's,,and just love them they do a great job i have the 07 mini z 42 inch and a 48 super duty i mulch every 1 to 2 weeks at 2 to 2 1/4 inches to 2 3/4 inches at my highest height,, it will not mulch if the leaves are soaking wet,,,but will work the best if they are dry,,, i hope this helps,,,

Airstream86
01-05-2011, 09:55 AM
I don't think my customers will allow me to cut that short even in the winter time. Maybe this is just something I will have to put up with at the higher setting. I did try lowering the deck to 2-1/2" and it helped tremendously.
Thanks for the help