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Old 01-09-2013, 08:59 AM
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when to remove leaf bagger and blower

When do you remove the leaf collection system from your mower? All the leaves have fallen, for the most part. Should I leave it on for Spring clean ups on potential new accounts? This is my first season in this business and I have a blower attachment along with the triple bagger that was installed for the first time this Fall. I should ad, it isn't the type of bagger system you can remove quickly and easily.
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:47 AM
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Well, i never got into bagging with a mower. If there are concentrated leaves, i'll get them in a tarp, and then mulch the rest. Never had a complaint. I just don't like the extra steps, and you can't see anything on the lawn when i'm done.
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:56 AM
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I would leave it on for spring cleanups.

I'm a bit puzzled by your statement that it isn't easily taken off/put on. I leave the rear hopper on my mower all of the time and put on/take off the blower and tube to the rear hopper on a regular basis. Usually the original installation takes some time but after that putting it on and taking it off is pretty simple and easy. What make/model is your mower.
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:17 AM
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leave the back part on and take off the blower and tubes and if its the 3 part bag part take those off
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:31 AM
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Leave mine on almost all the time except when I'm mowing empty lots. My entire bagger setup comes on or off in a couple minutes.
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Old 01-09-2013, 09:33 PM
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i never use a bagger system.
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Old 01-09-2013, 09:52 PM
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Just leave the thing on. Why take it off to put it back on in a few months.
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:24 AM
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I leave it on until the beginning of the next season. Do some spring cleanups and after the second week or so of regular service, I convert back over to side discharge.
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I leave mine on for spring cleanups and dethatching
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:51 AM
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I would leave it on for spring cleanups.

I'm a bit puzzled by your statement that it isn't easily taken off/put on. I leave the rear hopper on my mower all of the time and put on/take off the blower and tube to the rear hopper on a regular basis. Usually the original installation takes some time but after that putting it on and taking it off is pretty simple and easy. What make/model is your mower.
It is a bolt on blower, I can remove the tube and hopper pretty easily. Then the discharge chute cover and the mulch plates need to be put back on. Not hard per say but not something I want to do more than once a season. The whole system adds length and width which takes up valuable real estate on my trailer also.
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