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Old 10-15-2001, 03:30 AM
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Is This Possible??

Is it possible to rip out a thin grass like rye when running double blades?
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Old 10-15-2001, 06:59 AM
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Anythings possible.

If the grass hasn't rooted in good I guess you could. Doubles is creating a lot of suction under the deck, try using double gators if your not already, they would'nt suck as much.
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Old 10-15-2001, 10:15 AM
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I agree with Mr. Homer

You could also slow the rpms down in the new seedling areas, or take the doubles off temporarily until the grass gets established.
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Old 10-15-2001, 10:34 AM
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Re: Is This Possible??

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Is it possible to rip out a thin grass like rye when running double blades?
Are you running doubles on your lawnboy? I would think turning with a 21" would mess it up worse if you scuff it with a wheel.
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Old 10-15-2001, 12:01 PM
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I have run double gators on my JD 60" deck, and the suction is not overwhelming like it is with a dixie blade on the bottom and a gator on top, but the 2 gator setup does not seem to mow quite as well. Have found out that with the dixie-gator set-up the deck mows the best the pedal to the metal.
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Old 10-16-2001, 02:39 AM
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thanks for the help guys, eric, i have cement on either sides so it's not really a problem
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Old 10-19-2001, 03:22 AM
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To answer your question,
Yes!

Take off the extra blade and let the roots grow a bit more.
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