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Old 11-12-2013, 11:25 PM
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Different sound tone to Gator blades

I just switched to them from the factory lift blades on my Lazer, ran them for the first time today. Idk if it's because I was freezing all day and was hearing things, but it seems like they make a totally different sound when spinning as opposed to how normal blades sound. Has anyone else encountered this?

I do have to say that they are seriously amazing with shredded dry leaves & cut perennials into dust! Almost cuts down the volume of how much is hauled out in half!!
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Old 11-13-2013, 09:31 AM
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Yes, the sail or fins of lawn mower blades create sound, it's mostly a humming sound, different mower blades create different hums.
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Old 11-17-2013, 06:20 PM
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Those teeth on the back make tons of noise. I'll run my hustler with regular blades for a day and the next day run my Great Dane with gator g6's and the Dane sounds like a frickin airplane taking off. Granted, the Dane has 3 18" blades and the hustler has an 12" and a 24" or something, but still.
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