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Old 09-11-2013, 12:11 AM
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Do you take the chute off of your walk behind?

I never put the chute on my BOP Quick 36" since is was a pain in the ass and made the mower too big on my trailer.

I just got a Scag and wondered if anyone took the chute off their walk behinds? The opening for the Scag is a lot bigger than the Quick so I was worried about throwing rocks ect..

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Old 09-11-2013, 01:00 AM
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On my Scag WB with the vantage deck I leave it on. We don't use it that often but when we do it usually isn't very tall. If it windrows we hit them with the blower when finished. On the Z's the flaps have never had grass on them. Lol
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Old 09-11-2013, 03:54 AM
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Do you take the chute off of your walk behind?

I took them off of my mower's, but then put them back on.
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Old 09-11-2013, 05:40 AM
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I use a cord to keep it lifted up that way if I ever need it down its a 2 second process.
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Old 09-11-2013, 06:22 AM
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Ocdc here to replace the discharge chute. Wouldn't run the mower without it.
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Old 09-11-2013, 09:08 AM
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I'd not mention this when you get insurance! Kind of says Yea I throw rocks
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Old 09-11-2013, 09:21 AM
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I'd not mention this when you get insurance! Kind of says Yea I throw rocks
Not true. Almost every major outfit you will ever see run them without chutes
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Old 09-11-2013, 11:48 AM
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I left mine on when new, but always had it raised. Much better dispersal without. Then I gota ocdc and had to remove it for that. Definatly use the ocdc every day, but almost never used the chute.
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Old 09-11-2013, 03:13 PM
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Not true. Almost every major outfit you will ever see run them without chutes
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What does that prove that a insurance claim person does not care! Next time you call your insurance to claim a broken window tell them Yea I broke it I keep the discharge chute up or I took it off so it would dispense the grass clippings over a wider area.
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Old 09-11-2013, 03:38 PM
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Much better dispersal with chute up or off especially in wet conditions. But yes, risky and insurance company could bounce a claim if they find out any safety device has been removed or disabled.
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