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Old 07-23-2011, 09:04 PM
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Magna-Matic Balancer

Well I broke down and bought one. Thanks to McHenry Power Equipment in Mchenry Ill for their prompt service. I read a post a while back by Grassman and he thought his mower cut better. I thought he was full of chit. I put a set of crappy blades on to cut some overgrown lots today. Used the balancer. When I got home I cut my yard and left the I thought crappy blades on and holy crap did I get a good cut. Thought they were balanced good but I guess not. Again thanks Magna Matic and McHenry Power Equipment.
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Old 07-23-2011, 10:25 PM
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Well I broke down and bought one. Thanks to McHenry Power Equipment in Mchenry Ill for their prompt service. I read a post a while back by Grassman and he thought his mower cut better. I thought he was full of chit. I put a set of crappy blades on to cut some overgrown lots today. Used the balancer. When I got home I cut my yard and left the I thought crappy blades on and holy crap did I get a good cut. Thought they were balanced good but I guess not. Again thanks Magna Matic and McHenry Power Equipment.
I ordered my first Magna-Matic balancer the first of the week just waiting on the shipment to arrive. I cannot wait to put this baby to work on my old sets of blades and I am curious to check the balance on my new un used set of blades with it. I am glad to hear it worked out good for you. I was somewhat unsure about spending that much on a blade balancer but after I read all the post as you did about how much difference it, makes I thought I world pull the trigger on one and try it.
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Old 07-23-2011, 10:53 PM
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I have one that I bought years ago. I thought balancing blades was to save you spindle bearings.
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Old 07-23-2011, 10:56 PM
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I have one that I bought years ago. I thought balancing blades was to save you spindle bearings.
I'm sure it helps bearing to. I have also read it improves cut quality and helps with grass build up under the deck.
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Old 07-23-2011, 11:01 PM
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I'm sure it helps bearing to. I have also read it improves cut quality and helps with grass build up under the deck.
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Not doubting your word,but how could a balanced blade cut down on grass build?
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Old 07-23-2011, 11:07 PM
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Not doubting your word,but how could a balanced blade cut down on grass build?
I guess the blades run smoother and it causes the blades to discharge the grass better this is just a guess.
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Old 07-23-2011, 11:19 PM
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Maybe faster blade speed, that makes sense.
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Old 07-23-2011, 11:21 PM
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What's the difference between that and a nail on the wall?
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Old 07-23-2011, 11:22 PM
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Old 07-23-2011, 11:25 PM
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I have never had spindle trouble but did have some vibration. My homemade block off plate got to vibrating bad. Changed blades and balanced on the ol nail. Got me to thinking so I went to looking who had them. I had them where they didnt move on the balancer. Seeing is believing!!!!
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