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Old 12-05-2012, 07:28 PM
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Originally Posted by kawasaki guy View Post
I was cutting a lawn at 2-2.5" and the thing kept scalping the grass.
If you are NJ, your grasses are probably northern cool weather grasses, right?

At 2.0-2.5", that is a very low cutting height for these grasses. What was the cutting height through the season, and how much did the height change for this cut?

You and I probably have similar grasses. I cut at 3.0-3.5 for most of the season, but intend to make last cut at 2.5. 2.0 would look like it was scalped. In fact, sometimes 2.5 will leave a few places that look scalped -- yellow/brown undergrowth is showing. For those I cut at 3.75-4.0 for the season, making the last cut at 2.75 is as low as I can cut for last mowing, and sometimes that is a struggle, and exposes yellow/brown undergrowth.
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