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Old 01-01-2014, 09:25 AM
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So the wheels simply stop turning?
No they don't spin fast enough, or have enough power to keep it going. They stay turning but very slowly...
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Old 01-01-2014, 09:49 PM
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I've read several reports these will not pull a hill. My question is do the wheels simply stop turning, engine bog down, wheels start slipping or what?
My wheels simply don't rotate. The engine is running at WOT (~3600rpm-tach verified), my drive handle is fully down, and the wheels don't pull the mower.

I received a recall for something with the left blade and a washer. When I take it in, I'm going to have it looked at, as the lack of drive is ridiculous.

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Out of the 3 options what truely has the best feel while using them. Side discharge, mulch, bagging.?
Side discharge, for me. Mulching just sends all the clippings to the right side and windrows them. There's no baffle on the front wall, so the blades aren't compartmentalized. I don't bag anything.

I'll experiment more, in 2014, as I just got the mower at the end of the season.
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