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Old 08-22-2011, 10:07 AM
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meg-mo system

hi i was whoundering if any one is using meg-mo blades on a 72" zero turn rider
or a 52 or 60" walk behind
are they really worth the money
are they better than the regular blades
how good is the lift on them
thank for your input
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Old 08-22-2011, 11:43 AM
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Do a search on them. I tried them out about 10 years ago. I posted what I thought of them at the time. My opinion hasn't changed.

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Old 08-22-2011, 04:24 PM
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I often wondered about the Meg-Mo blades too. I did some research and talked about them on another forum for a while. I haven't heard or read anything about their use anymore.
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Old 08-22-2011, 06:47 PM
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This subject comes up about once a month. Never many comments about them any more
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Old 08-22-2011, 07:10 PM
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I have them, I will be giving an indepth review at the end of the season on them. So far for the price I would not suggest them. Although the idea is good, you have to take into consideration the sharpening, the only way to sharpen them is with your bench grinder, not magna-matics because of the disc, also balancing the blades, thats my biggest problem. You have to weigh the blades individually. The disc is also out of balance because the blades kick back on the disc and tore one of my discs, yea the 1/4" metal disc or whatever it is tore. I think they are more of a pain then they are worth. Sure you don't have to sharpen as often. Sure, it chops it up finer but if I would like to see a comparison with these and + blade setup, but if your cutting thick grass, your probably going to have to double cut anyways. If I got them for free or the price of normal blades I would take them anyday but at the $240 price tag for I regret buying them. Also he says he has a 30-day gurantee if you don't like them you get your money back... thats a lie.. you dont get your shipping and have to pay a 20% restocking fee. I'll see in fall how good they chop up the leaves.
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Old 08-22-2011, 07:46 PM
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Gees.............
Just buy another set of blades, install them (now 2 sets) and cross them. You can mix and match high lift with low lift, or two high lift (more or less vacuum), or one set bent and one set straight (for an inline cut), or regular and gators, or double gators for leaf mulching.
If you're a professional this all part of cuttin' grass.
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Old 08-23-2011, 04:17 PM
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Gees.............
Just buy another set of blades, install them (now 2 sets) and cross them. You can mix and match high lift with low lift, or two high lift (more or less vacuum), or one set bent and one set straight (for an inline cut), or regular and gators, or double gators for leaf mulching.
If you're a professional this all part of cuttin' grass.
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You get more blowout with double blades then you do with the megmows. trying to bag leaves is where you will notice the difference.
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Old 08-22-2011, 08:45 PM
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Used to see a lot of them 10years ago. LCO were using them on city lots that were overgrown with a lot of junk on them. They are a pain to sharpen and have to be sharp to reallywork. I have a lot of LCO that weld blades in cross pattern or use a adapter that does the same thing, If the blades aren't sharp they won't cut dandialions.
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Old 08-22-2011, 09:18 PM
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For three blades on a typical ZTR you're in the $500 range for one set. Reason enough right there to pass.
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Old 08-22-2011, 09:55 PM
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On a 60" mower the Meg Mo will cost $209.85 and will out wear 3 to 5 sets of what yous are using now so not any more money. The balance is not a problem as centrifugal force keep them balance when spinning.
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