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Old 05-20-2013, 09:27 PM
die4irish die4irish is offline
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Ok answer me this

I was mowing my yard saturday and decided to bag the clippings over my leach field since it is really thick there. I would make 1 round and the bagger would be full so I had the kids grab the old lawn tractor with the wagon. FFW to tonight. everywhere I stopped to empty the bags into the wagon the grass has turned brown as in DEAD. Now I have 20 or so perfectly round dead spots in the yard.
The puzzling thing is only 2 of the 3 blades did this. I went and looked and there is nothing leaking.

Any guesses as to the cause?
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Old 05-20-2013, 09:38 PM
larryinalabama larryinalabama is online now
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Fungus is most likely.
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Old 05-20-2013, 10:16 PM
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I second the fungus. Its that time of the year.
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Old 05-20-2013, 10:19 PM
ReddensLawnCare ReddensLawnCare is online now
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Not fungus. Doesn't work like that. Can you try to explain a little better and maybe post some pictures. What do you mean only two blades did this
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Old 05-20-2013, 10:20 PM
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Was it wet grass?
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Old 05-20-2013, 11:53 PM
Mowdawg Mowdawg is offline
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When you stopped the blades to dump the grass did the deck drop any clumps? I've seen Wright standers and Skagg Vrides do this. If you are not careful you will drive over small clumps compressing them into the ground and choking out small spots of grass.
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Old 05-21-2013, 12:04 AM
Joey waid Joey waid is offline
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I had one of those what the hell is this dead grass from where I stopped. It ended up being my muffler blowing hot air on the grass and burning it.
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Old 05-21-2013, 12:13 AM
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i'm gonna say burnt grass is an option because someone else was talking about that happening in another thread.
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Old 05-21-2013, 01:23 AM
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Not burnt from exhaust?
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Old 05-21-2013, 06:46 AM
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sounds like possibly a gas leak that might be hard to detect, or only happens at certain times like when the blades are running
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