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Old 07-14-2009, 10:59 PM
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I have a C 125 that I bought from Williams Industries when they sold them out of Grayson Ga. He sold it to a company in Al. I think and now its sold again.
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Old 07-14-2009, 11:35 PM
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Here are some of the wb tri-plex mowers. This page is from 2004. They don't make any walk behind tri-plex anymore?
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Old 07-14-2009, 11:47 PM
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Locke mowers were once a big name in the industry. Reel mowers must be sharpened by a lap grinder. The cost of this grinding was high because it was labor intensive. Over the years rotary blade mowers became more popular because a rotary blade is much cheaper to sharpen. Golf courses still use some reel mowers. I think that the White House is still cut with reel mowers. Reel mowers gave a great cut because of the scissor like action of both blades meeting. Kind of cool to think back.
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Old 07-17-2012, 02:59 AM
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i have 3 lawns that have to be done by mine locke mower
here in watch hill
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Old 10-08-2012, 07:15 PM
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locke reel mower

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Did anyone notice that Locke mower has been bought out? I also noticed that they don't make the Triplexes anymore. They only make a one reel mower now.

Theres still quite a few outfits in my area with at least on Locke Triplex one the back of the truck. If fact one company only uses Lockes here in Newport. Some people refuse to change.

There branching off into pull behind mowers. Both rotary and reel type. I hope it all works out for them. Id hate to see them go out of business. There like the Harley of mowers.
Locke was bought out by Gravely. I recently bought a cl130 Gravely reel mower. It cuts realy well. Only problem with it is that it does not really stripe that great.
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Old 10-08-2012, 07:32 PM
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Locke was bought out by Gravely. I recently bought a cl130 Gravely reel mower. It cuts realy well. Only problem with it is that it does not really stripe that great.
What type of turf are you mowing and what height?
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Old 10-08-2012, 07:41 PM
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bermuda

bermuda is the only type of grass that i have cut with it. the height is usually around 1.5 inches. i can't figure out if higher or lower bermuda will stripe better. i know with my tru cut that the grass would stripe better at a lower height.
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Old 10-08-2012, 07:47 PM
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bermuda is the only type of grass that i have cut with it. the height is usually around 1.5 inches. i can't figure out if higher or lower bermuda will stripe better. i know with my tru cut that the grass would stripe better at a lower height.
Lower stripes better (as best as you can expect with bermuda) and you have to keep going the same direction every cut. Maybe chaser will post his stripe pics using a TruCut I sold him some time ago.
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Old 11-10-2012, 12:52 PM
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Lower stripes better (as best as you can expect with bermuda) and you have to keep going the same direction every cut. Maybe chaser will post his stripe pics using a TruCut I sold him some time ago.
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Will this work?

Sorry I'm a month late with the post...

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Old 11-10-2012, 04:40 PM
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Dude that is perfection.
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