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Old 09-16-2008, 10:41 PM
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52" Exmark Tracer blades recommendation

picked up a 52", i have a mulching plate, what blades do you guys recommend. I was thinking of using gators with the mulch plate or even some high lifts, any recommendations? also, on exmarks site, what does the number reference mean? ex..units below 130,000?



do you guys recommend using the mulch plate or just a specific type of blades? what blades off this chart do you prefer?


http://www.exmark.com/turftracerquickref.htm
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Old 09-17-2008, 11:41 AM
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anybody have any advice?
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Old 09-17-2008, 07:24 PM
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Do you just have a mulch plate, or do you have the entire micro mulch kit under the deck?

I would recommend mulch blades with mulching and high lifts with side dicharge or bagging.

I've heard a lot of good things about gators...but also a lot of bad.
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Old 09-17-2008, 10:47 PM
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bladescape,
thanks for the reply. I currently just have hte mulch plate, not the full mulching kit. How will the mulching blades work with just a mulching plate? I may just use highlifts or gators with side discharge most of the year and mulch late in the year (now). Well see how it works out.
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if you want to mulch w/ a tthp and only the mulch plate then get the wave blades from exmark. gators are way overrated, they dont cut or mulch as well as the exmark wave blades.
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Old 09-18-2008, 07:54 AM
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The number you refer to is the serial number of the units. In other words, if the notation refers to below 130,000, they are refering to units having a serial number below 130,000. Good luck with the mulching!
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Old 09-18-2008, 09:16 AM
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dura to the max,
where can I find exmark wave blades, do you happen to have a part #? I dont see them on exmarks site?
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Old 09-18-2008, 09:44 AM
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if you want to mulch w/ a tthp and only the mulch plate then get the wave blades from exmark. gators are way overrated, they dont cut or mulch as well as the exmark wave blades.
Dura...that being said, can you side discharge with the wavy blades from Exmark? I have only used the Exmark High Lifts and like them but I do not mulch any of my lawns. I'm thinking leaf season and bagging with the wavy blades...any comment would be appreciated.
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I love Exmark, but if you are mulching with the plate on, you NEED the full mulch kit on. You can get away with just the plate on some other mowers, not the Exmark. Either buy the full micromulch kit, or side discharge (in this case, HI-LIFT gators work well, I've used them all season).
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Old 09-18-2008, 10:01 AM
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thanks for the comments guys. i welcome all feedback
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