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Old 09-25-2013, 02:22 PM
kawakx125 kawakx125 is offline
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i have noticed that with blade sharpness as well. i run the regular lift scag blades also, the blowout is the only problem i really have with it now. interested to see pics of your new baffle you built. i have also found that it cuts much better with the striping flap completely removed, especially when i cut my pasture properties that i mow around 4.5''. alot of the stringers i was seeing were from the flap disrupting the swath and making bent over blades stand up, if that makes sense. i've had better luck eliminating blowout by running 3-4 spacers on top of blade, rather than the 5 they recommend with flat blades.
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Old 10-01-2013, 10:37 PM
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Pics of the new baffle are in post 9. Very simple and cheap to make. Running scag eliminators over g5 or g6's ( cant remember which ones but they sre the thicker ones part #718) and running only 2 spacers between the spindle and blades with a 1/2 inch pitch I have absolutley no blowout whatsoever even when bagging and it seems to be cutting better then ever. Now if I can just figure out how to eliminate it with tbe mulch kit I made ill be one happy camper.
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Old 11-04-2013, 11:39 AM
kawakx125 kawakx125 is offline
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i'm not gonna run doubles for the simple fact of clutch wear, it ain't gonna last too long running doubles, especially with one of them being g6 blades. i tried running 3 spacers on top of g5's and it cut like crap and still had blowout. it won't cut weeds at all unless all 5 spacers are in, and i have several properties where weeds are prevalent. overall cut quality was much worse with 3 spacers. i'm afraid that even extending the baffle will have the same effect as using less spacers. working on a rubber flap for front of deck now
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