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Old 06-30-2013, 10:36 AM
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Sounds to me it is the blades for whatever reason. Pictures would be nice!
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Old 06-30-2013, 10:38 AM
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The thing is that it cuts great at any speed on my home lawn because its very thick and the grass is stiff like southern grass, not as much like northern grass typically is
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Old 06-30-2013, 12:30 PM
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How long have you owned the mower?
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Old 06-30-2013, 01:33 PM
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Bought it last fall. It cut great at full speed at the time, now it doesn't. I'm not totally sure I tried it on thin wispy grass last fall but I remember it cutting to my satisfaction at all times.
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Old 06-30-2013, 03:49 PM
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Bought it last fall. It cut great at full speed at the time, now it doesn't. I'm not totally sure I tried it on thin wispy grass last fall but I remember it cutting to my satisfaction at all times.
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Still believe it is a vacuum issue. Try cutting a wispy lawn 1/2" lower and see if it is better.

Does your deck have a turbo baffle? That is a baffle from the discharge chute to the right spindle.
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Old 06-30-2013, 04:20 PM
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I believe it has a baffle there but it's not adjustable. I can try the lower cut and see how it goes tomorrow.
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Old 06-30-2013, 05:15 PM
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I believe it has a baffle there but it's not adjustable. I can try the lower cut and see how it goes tomorrow.
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Having to double cut wispy lawns is not uncommon.

Good luck.
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Old 06-30-2013, 06:23 PM
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Thanks for the help guys.
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Old 07-02-2013, 09:31 PM
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I noticed a few small holes on the rear left portion of the deck. The penny sized holes are in the center of the baffles. Also a couple on the discharge side, but I don't think they matter. Could this be it? Also- switched back to high lifts freshly sharpened and had same issue. It's a vacuum thing
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Old 07-02-2013, 09:33 PM
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Are the holes there by design or a result of wear?

My guess is you might have to live with it or double cut.
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