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Old 05-22-2013, 03:34 PM
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What's your opinion of G6 blades for side discharge?

I'll be using them in a 32 toro proline
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Old 05-22-2013, 03:52 PM
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i think they are the best blades made.

i use them on my john deere z920a ztr. the mower no longer bogs down in the thick stuff and the clippings are chopped up very fine. even cutting every 2 weeks no clippings are left sitting on top of a lawn making it look bad and i never have to double cut or anything. they also do an amazing job on leaves in the fall which i also side discharge until the leaves are chopped up and disappear into the lawn.

they are like the ultimate mower blade. a one setup that works for everything type of blade.

i never have to fool around with bagging or mulch kits or anything depending on the time of season it is. i just have one setup and one blade setup that works for everything year round. they are also cheaper than factory high lift blades. the money savings over time is huge not having to buy $3000 bagging units, expensive mulch kits, and various types of blades for different situations.
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Old 05-22-2013, 05:01 PM
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That's specifically what they are designed for.
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Old 05-22-2013, 05:13 PM
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We use G5s year round on all of our mowers. They do an excellent job from 3ft tall fields to nice, treated lawns. We used the factory Scag fusion blades on our new TT the beginning of this season and they don't cut as well as the G5s.
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Old 05-22-2013, 10:35 PM
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G5 would be better on your mower. They are thinner/lighter so easier for a smaller engine to turn.

I have both G6's and G5's that I run on my 48" Exmark Viking. I love them both, but the G5 is a bit better for the engine to handle.
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Old 05-22-2013, 10:45 PM
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neither of my mowers like the g6 blades ( 36 and 52 standers). i've found them to just be too heavy. maybe on something like a dixie chopper with lots of power to spare they are ok. the g5's work great for me, as stated above the only difference is the thickness, .25'' for g6 vs .205'' for g5
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Old 05-23-2013, 11:56 AM
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I've run the G6 blades on the 32" Toro. My mower has plenty of power to turn them. In all honesty, I don't think that they are any better than the standard factory high-lifts. One think that I did notice is that they stay sharp for a long time.
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Old 05-23-2013, 12:04 PM
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I tried em, but they seemed to leave a lot of stragglers. I was having to double cut anyways regardless of the lack of clippings. They just don't provide the lift my lazer needs I guess.
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Old 05-23-2013, 01:16 PM
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I tried em, but they seemed to leave a lot of stragglers. I was having to double cut anyways regardless of the lack of clippings. They just don't provide the lift my lazer needs I guess.
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give the g5's a shot, they are thinner and lighter and can allow the motor to spin higher rpm
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Old 05-23-2013, 03:33 PM
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I ordered the G6s. I don't think I'll have an hp issue- my 32 is a 14 horse. I don't see them leaving many stragglers compared to the mulching kit I had on.
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