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Old 05-30-2013, 05:29 PM
jgrand jgrand is offline
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Should I trade Deere 717A

I bought a used John Deere 717a 48" cut. I only have a few properties where I use it as I mostly build outdoor structures and flower beds along with other things. The one area I do mow with most frequently stays moist. I have a proble rutting the area up when turning. Even if I do Y turn or turn slowly. I am not in love with the way it mows but it could be the blades. The area I mow is about an acrea around a pond. I find the Deere doesnt mulch real well but again that may be the blades. Any suggestions.
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Old 05-30-2013, 11:50 PM
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I bought a used John Deere 717a 48" cut. I only have a few properties where I use it as I mostly build outdoor structures and flower beds along with other things. The one area I do mow with most frequently stays moist. I have a proble rutting the area up when turning. Even if I do Y turn or turn slowly. I am not in love with the way it mows but it could be the blades. The area I mow is about an acrea around a pond. I find the Deere doesnt mulch real well but again that may be the blades. Any suggestions.
Use high lift blades, the 7 iron deck works best with those. If you want to really mulch, you need a mulch kit and gator blades.

Not sure why you want to mulch when u have a 7 iron deck.
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