Thelawnguy, I agree with you 100%. I haven't bagged a thing since 1994. I also don't mulch, all side discharge and an OCDC is all you need along with double blades. I think most of you have seen the lawns I mow and they are not trashy lawns that we do. I have had Zero complaints on how we do this.
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^One of the lawns we mow