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Old 04-21-2013, 07:55 AM
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Mower not picking up

I have a 48 hydro Lesco with a 17 hp Kawi. My problem is it started not picking up the grass even when I go through grass that's not that high ( I know it used to) it leaves cut grass in like a light layer on the opposite side of the chute. I tried sharpening the blades, I've tried changing to hi lift blades, I tightened the belts, turned up the RPMs, tried it with no catcher, tried it with a catcher, the deck isn't bent underneath. Not really sure what it could be. Any ideas?
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Old 04-21-2013, 08:41 AM
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I have a 48 hydro Lesco with a 17 hp Kawi. My problem is it started not picking up the grass even when I go through grass that's not that high ( I know it used to) it leaves cut grass in like a light layer on the opposite side of the chute.
Is the bottom of the deck clean ? How high are you cutting and have you measured the blade height. Have you tried slowing down ?
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Old 04-21-2013, 09:09 AM
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Old 04-21-2013, 09:14 AM
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This is one of those mowers with spacers on the spindles right? It sounds to me like you have your blades up too high in the deck.
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