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Old 05-05-2011, 01:28 PM
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wrench size to change my blades out on my exmark E series?

read the owner booklet didnt see what kind or size tools I need to change out blades. help if you can.
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Old 05-05-2011, 02:14 PM
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My SCAG is 15/16, not sure about Exmark. You dont have a few wrench that you could try?
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Old 05-05-2011, 02:27 PM
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My SCAG is 15/16, not sure about Exmark. You dont have a few wrench that you could try?
wanna find out before i raise her up. I know for a fact its not a bolt. its a screw.
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Old 05-05-2011, 02:47 PM
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Pull the cover off the deck, There maybe a 15\16 nut there. I have never owned one of these mowers but the rest seem to be this size.
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Old 05-05-2011, 03:25 PM
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wanna find out before i raise her up.
Why does that matter? It has to be raised up either way, right?

And if it's a "screw" as you say, a wrench won't fit it. You need a screwdriver.

Can't you just reach through the discharge and try some different size wrenches on it from there?

Wouldn't that have been faster than starting a thread on it?
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Old 05-05-2011, 03:28 PM
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Why does that matter? It has to be raised up either way, right?

And if it's a "screw" as you say, a wrench won't fit it. You need a screwdriver.

Can't you just reach through the discharge and try some different size wrenches on it from there?

Wouldn't that have been faster than starting a thread on it?
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Old 05-05-2011, 04:42 PM
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Then just take the deck cover off like mentioned below and apply various wrenches on the nut.

I use a 15/16 socket on my impact wrench over the nut and a 15/16 open end wrench over the head of the bolt. Very simple.
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Old 05-05-2011, 05:29 PM
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You can find the hex nut size in the parts manual. You can then figure out what wrench size.
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Old 05-05-2011, 05:31 PM
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I have never seen a mower blade held on by a screw?!?
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Old 05-05-2011, 06:57 PM
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It may take a metric adjustable wrench.
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