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Old 09-15-2010, 06:21 PM
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cutting height

do any of you have problems cutting at 3.5 inches, this time of year? I am having to double cut everything.
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Old 09-15-2010, 06:53 PM
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Typically with bahia it helps to lower the deck some. Thats the only thing we ever have a problem with as long as everything is working like it should on the equipment.
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Old 09-15-2010, 07:20 PM
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I am having trouble with strips of grass from 1 - 10 foot,looks like I forgot to lower the deck.mostly fecue and bermuda.
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Old 09-15-2010, 08:06 PM
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what kind of mower ? sometimes when cutting that high you lose lift (vacuum). if your deck has washers on top of the blabes, you could remove them, moving the blade higher in the deck , then lower the deck a little closer to the ground. my toro ztr has no washers so i can't do it, but my walk behinds do. good luck, maybe slow down a little , make sure under deck is clean.
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Old 09-15-2010, 08:18 PM
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mower is a kubota zg222,I try to cut 3-3.5.some of the uncut grass looks like the blades quit spinning.deck is super clean underneath.speed doesnt seem to make a difference,fast,slow,still does it.wet or dry still does it.
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Old 09-15-2010, 09:58 PM
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i cut at 3" with my zg23 3.5" or higher leaves stingers on mine too
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Old 09-15-2010, 10:06 PM
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mine leaves stringers,but it also leaves spots where it looks like I have the deck in the up position,or turned the blades off.it will vary from a few inches to 20-25 foot in lenght
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Old 09-15-2010, 10:29 PM
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Are you cutting thin areas? If you are I think almost every mower out there misses some. If there is not enough grass around the bottom of the deck then you loose the vacuum effect and the thin and wirey stuff can just spin around and lay over.
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Old 09-16-2010, 09:55 AM
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have you checked to make sure your blades are on tight i had one come loose on a hustler i was demoing and the spindle just spun insdie the hole but the blade didnt turn
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Old 09-16-2010, 10:15 AM
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let me try to explain this.not thin areas,mower leaves uncut areas the width of deck! it looks like the blades quit spinning! I understand straglers or small strips.but this is patches.make a pass in a yard,and on the following pass,parts of it look like you just raised the deck!! it is intermittent,cut 4 yards,never misses,next yard the complete yard looks like you have cow patties! so cut the lawn again.it doesnt seem to matter,if it dry,wet,thick,thin,or type of grass.it almost like the clutch isnt engaging the blades fully,or slipping? dealer has no answer,waiting for a response from manufacturer.I have been told mow at 2 inches.no was the answer to that.I have a 45 year old cub original,it will cut any height,and not miss a lick.
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