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Old 02-24-2003, 04:54 PM
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Mulch Kit

I have a 54" Shortcut with a side d/c. The unit is going on it's 4th season and is roughly 4 years old. Any of you guys had any luck out there with the mulch kit? If so could you please let me know what type of blade you are using.
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Old 02-25-2003, 11:09 PM
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The Gator blades work best with the mulch kit.
The Gator blades you need are Hustler part #779348

Hope this helps
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Old 02-25-2003, 11:23 PM
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I was after over all performance of the kit on the mower. Power loss, apperance etc. I would like to hear some unbias opinions/experiences with the set up. I am wondering if it is worth the 89 dollar investment.
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Old 03-04-2003, 04:07 PM
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Well I ordered the kit and went to pick it up today and when I got there they asked if the mower was with me. I said no that I was going to put it on myself. They in turn offered to install at no additional cost. I figured what the heck sounds like a deal to me. I hope they aren't putting it on for free in fear that I will discover the mulch kit doesn't work well and I will have to remove it. Hope it works. Can not wait to give it a try.
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Old 04-30-2003, 08:47 AM
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I put the mulch kit on my 18/44 Fastrak shortly after I got the mower last Spring. Running it with Gator blades significantly improved the quality of cut (I'm glad I have a compressor and impact wrench for those bolts!). I have noticed no loss of power, but (as with most mulching set-ups) the quality if cut is greatly improved by mowing to a reasonable height no lower than 2/3rds of the uncut length.
 

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