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Old 09-18-2013, 08:50 PM
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I beg your pardon. Turf damage is just the nature of the beast.


I kinda agree with you.

Use the WB for a month, then use a velkie for a month and then tell us what you think about it.
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:55 PM
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Fact: Turf damage can be caused from too stiff of a sole on a sneaker.
Now I've heard it all. I'll stick with what's worked for years with no issues.
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Old 09-18-2013, 09:00 PM
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Now I've heard it all. I'll stick with what's worked for years with no issues.
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IF you ain't using a reel mower better get yourself a 1200 pound ZTR.
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Old 09-18-2013, 09:04 PM
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I'm in business to be productive and make money. Learn how to use productive equipment and you won't have to walk.
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Old 09-18-2013, 09:08 PM
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All the weed wipping an the grass clippings is what gets me my Man!
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Old 09-18-2013, 09:15 PM
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Learn to operate equipment properly and you won't be damaging lawns.
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Old 09-18-2013, 09:32 PM
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Thanks for the replies. Most of you are confirming what I suspected. I will likely be purchasing a Wright Velke X2 for the Scag tomorrow. I just needed a little confirmation that there was an actual productivity increase.

I'm not concerned about turf damage. It can be minimized/eliminated with the proper care and handling of the equipment. No need for a ten page argument.

Do most of you leave the discharge chute open when using the velke at higher speeds? Is it even possible to mulch mow?
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Old 09-18-2013, 09:36 PM
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I run a mulch kit and g5 blades this time of year.

The velke x2 is worth every penny. Make sure you keep the bearings greased at all times. I grease mine every day or 2 of use.
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Old 09-18-2013, 10:17 PM
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Not all up to date on the latest an greatest but know this Velke can get clogged an leave extensive turf damage an at.
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Old 09-18-2013, 11:19 PM
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Fact: Turf damage can be caused from too stiff of a sole on a sneaker.
Yup, or from looking at it wrong.
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