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Old 09-01-2006, 11:59 AM
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Mower Leaves Two Stripes of Uncut Grass???

I have a 2001 48" Exmark Hydro Walk behind mower. When I cut even at slow speeds on some yards I'll get two ridges where the blades over lap that doesn't cut. I've tightened belts, cleaned out debris under the deck, Sharpened and replaced the blades. I'm still having the problem. It doesn't make is the grass is dry or wet, it still happens. I'm running 16-1/4" Mamba High lift Mulching blades. I would really appreciate your thoughts. The mower has 6 speed designations I normally mow at 2-1/2 to 3, Is this reasonable? could I go faster

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Old 09-01-2006, 01:45 PM
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use the solid lift exmark blades.
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Old 09-01-2006, 04:27 PM
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Check your spindles may have a bad one or more.
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Old 09-01-2006, 05:04 PM
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i have that same setup. mine cuts fine did you measure the blades? Walker had a batch of 42'' blades marked with the 48'' part # that screwed with me for a week or so earlier this summer....
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Old 09-01-2006, 10:08 PM
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maybe a blade or two is upside down? maybe too short of blades? loose belt? worn belt too deep in the pulleys?
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Old 09-01-2006, 10:22 PM
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You should be able to go faster with that mower. as far as whats wrong I have no clue
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Old 09-01-2006, 10:35 PM
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If you sharpen your blades alot, it coud be caused by rounded corners on the blades.
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Old 09-01-2006, 11:02 PM
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Most All Ways It's Your Blades Keep Us Posted.
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Old 09-25-2006, 06:30 PM
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the tines on the back of the blades change air flow. I had gators leaving mohawks too
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Old 09-25-2006, 06:32 PM
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the tines on the back of the blades change air flow. I had gators leaving mohawks too
Try solids
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