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Old 07-08-2013, 10:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Duekster View Post
I have never banged a lawn before. We will double cut sometimes but it is often on the bi-weekly accounts.
I'm still confused about this comment. Banged a lawn?
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Old 07-08-2013, 11:49 PM
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So when everyone double cuts do you cut the same way or the opposite direction?
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Old 07-09-2013, 12:50 AM
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Originally Posted by No Weeds Left Behind View Post
So when everyone double cuts do you cut the same way or the opposite direction?
Typically at 90° or 45° of first pass. Triple cut includes both.
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Old 07-09-2013, 06:19 AM
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I double cut 75% of my accounts cuz most of them are bi-weekly to reduce clipping size and I prefer the carpet like finish when double cut .

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Old 07-10-2013, 04:59 PM
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This used to be the argument for running double blades. Worked quite well if remember. Lack of hp usually being the reason it didn't turn out well. Now with higher hp and better engines it might be time to try them again.
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Old 07-10-2013, 07:40 PM
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when I was a kid we used to double cut every yard with push lawnmowers/lawnboys..we'd mow 14-15 yards on a good Saturday-
today we mow only yards which need it twice and use 36inch walkbehinds-

the commercial accounts with acreage we don't cut twice, though I might cut intersections or along a visible curb area more than once to ensure it looks nice-
1989 BlueChevy 1500 Extended cab with FULL bed
1978 7ft Sears cargo trailer with added wood inserts to hold both my weedeaters
3 1976-83 vintage lawnboy lawnmowers with full self propel features as well as mulch kits
2 Sears electric weedeaters
1 green machine electric leaf blower
1 sears articulating hedge trimmer-electric
2 50ft power cords
3 Leaf rakes
1 shovel
1 pocket knife
cooler for beer
lawn chair to enjoy a beer while I wait for the cash to be handed to me
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Old 07-10-2013, 09:19 PM
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Originally Posted by THEGOLDPRO View Post
We double cut everything. Unless its real thin and not needed in the hotter summer months.
We do the same thing but at this rate with all this rain we will be double cutting everything all season
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