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Old 08-31-2011, 02:13 PM
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scag mulch kit

Im thinking about getting the mulch kit for my turf tiger. Has anyone had any experience with them and whats the best blades to run with it?
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Old 08-31-2011, 07:14 PM
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Mine just lays in the shop. Hard to put on and if grass is thick it needs to come off. I just run gators and a block off plate. The blades that come with it leave stringers everywhere. Waste of money in my book.
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Old 08-31-2011, 07:44 PM
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Mine just lays in the shop. Hard to put on and if grass is thick it needs to come off. I just run gators and a block off plate. The blades that come with it leave stringers everywhere. Waste of money in my book.
You were prob running the wrong blades...
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Old 08-31-2011, 07:50 PM
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You were prob running the wrong blades...
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They were the blades that come with the kit!!!!
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I know, I did the same thing with my toro and wright but found out there are better blades for the kits
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Old 08-31-2011, 09:23 PM
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There may be better blades. But in any really good grass it clogged up bad and clumped. In just leaves it was ok. But it was not easy taking it on and off, just wasnt worth it to me.
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Old 08-31-2011, 11:27 PM
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The mulch kit worked great on my toro but was a pain to put on. I just havent heard much about the kits on the scag.
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Old 09-01-2011, 12:14 AM
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Mine has done the same thing leaving straggly grass with the mulching blades that came with the kit. I took the baffles off that bolt to the spindles and that helped a ton with power and cut quality but it still doesn't cut as well as my Deere machines. I don't know why people love scag so much if they all cut this terrible. I'm going to experiment around some more with deck pitch and blades to see what kinda results I see. What does everyone with mulching kits run as far as the pitch from front to back on the decks. Mine is a 52" velocity plus.
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Old 09-01-2011, 12:23 AM
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Olmod, do u have any blowout in the front of the deck? I havent adjusted the baffles yet but i'm getting covered in dirt. Thats the only complaint i have with my turf tiger so far.
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Old 09-01-2011, 12:34 AM
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Not much blow out really. I know the difference between scag, Deere and exmark kits are really just the blades. My scag came with the gator style mulch blades vs Deere and exmark came with a low lift mulching blade. The baffle on the spindle was very interesting idea I thought. It was a pain to clean the deck with those on there. I should mention this is on a pro v which shouldn't make any difference and actually I believe it should cut better since I'm not traveling near the speed of my Deere Z930A.
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