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Old 05-01-2014, 11:15 PM
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Mulch plate or ocdc. So the next time when you cut it your going to throw grass right back into her beds. Also grass stuck to drive way a good hard bresstle push broom dose the trick.
Might have to carry a broom with me for those occasions. My grandma has one she never uses. I'm sure she would let me use it. Dor this ladys lawn, i will use the discharge on it so it doesn't fly everywhere. I got 80% of it out of her flower beds and didn't look too bad. I cut hers again Saturday so I will see how it goes.
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Old 05-02-2014, 01:54 AM
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Ya, you dont wanna look like a hack, it was preventable like the guys said, chop it down a tad with the trimmer, then go at it with the mower raised high...dont point the chute towards the flower beds next time lol...a lot of people do two perimeter sweeps first, just so you dont turn the mower close to beds and walkways. make sure your turns are right hand turns. And ya, you should have a sturdy hard bristle push broom for the grass marks that the blower wont remove.
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Old 05-02-2014, 09:35 PM
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well it depends. the flowerbeds probably looked like crap too. no mulch and overgrown with weeds. they usually are on these types of properties so you wouldn't even notice if you discharged grass all into the flower beds.
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Old 05-02-2014, 11:40 PM
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well it depends. the flowerbeds probably looked like crap too. no mulch and overgrown with weeds. they usually are on these types of properties so you wouldn't even notice if you discharged grass all into the flower beds.
Haha, i have a few properties like that, and the homeowner doesn't say a word, it makes life easier on me. The discharge on the side is put on for tomorrow. Hopefully it makes the clippings not end up in a nice row.
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Old 05-03-2014, 12:26 AM
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Old 05-03-2014, 12:38 AM
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ide take my big bad redmax 8500 backie to it first blowing water down into soil or up into air to dry it a bit

then ide cut it one time and shut down mower and do other stuff , whip / edge

while your doing that the lawn is drying up a bit more

then ide blow a bunch of clippings off the lawn into street to either chop up with mower there then rake into garbage can , or just rake into can without chopping

then mow twice more

cutting in different directions for sure
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Old 05-03-2014, 08:08 AM
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ide take my big bad redmax 8500 backie to it first blowing water down into soil or up into air to dry it a bit

then ide cut it one time and shut down mower and do other stuff , whip / edge

while your doing that the lawn is drying up a bit more

then ide blow a bunch of clippings off the lawn into street to either chop up with mower there then rake into garbage can , or just rake into can without chopping

then mow twice more

cutting in different directions for sure
Yeah, i wish i had the 8500, and my 36 only took 3 times across the lawn, that's why cutting it 3 times was no big deal. i cut it mostly different ways, hopefully today i don't have any issues with anything like that.
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Old 05-03-2014, 08:16 AM
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How did you survive last summer??? or did it not rain like a rain forest. Quite a few of my lawns were growing an inch a day.
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Old 05-03-2014, 08:19 AM
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How did you survive last summer??? or did it not rain like a rain forest. Quite a few of my lawns were growing an inch a day.
Well last year i didn't have my 36". I can't hardly get myself to use my old 21" unless i absolutely have to. Anyways, I always use the side discharge on it, and it only threw clippings a few feet at most, my 36" throws the crap everywhere. But the 36 is also less work.
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Old 05-03-2014, 08:40 AM
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Well last year i didn't have my 36". I can't hardly get myself to use my old 21" unless i absolutely have to. Anyways, I always use the side discharge on it, and it only threw clippings a few feet at most, my 36" throws the crap everywhere. But the 36 is also less work.
would imagine on a 36 you would need to blow in 4 times before blowing out, but maybe you know that.
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