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Old 10-10-2004, 09:24 PM
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Just running meg Mo blades gives a better defined stripe.
yeah, on my other mowers, striping was better defined with doubles -- hi lift/gator. I want to try the same with the Q/T, but gators are out of stock.
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Old 10-10-2004, 09:27 PM
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Looks like, in pictures, that there is all kinds of room behind the deck to mount a homemade stripe kit. Don't pay big bucks for a factory one. They work no better.

You can use places like existing bolt holes at the scalp rollers, ect, to mount it. Do a search for mounting info and bracket fabrication here. Then go to McMaster Carr and order a good diameter roller to fit your width needs. Or you can just mount a flap of rubber. I would really think that in NH a rubber flap would be enough to do the job.
Yes. I agree with everything you said.

There does look to be many different mounting locations on the deck. If I do go that route, I'll pick up a roller and bearings from McMaster, Grainger, Northern, etc.

I did try it the other day with a piece of rubber just to see how it would work. I simply attached it to the operator platform with plastic ties. It didn't work great, but I don't think the rubber was heavy enough.
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Old 10-10-2004, 09:38 PM
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I have the 647 with the 48" deck. My cut was beautiful but my stripe was weak. I made my own kit out of rubber flap.I am trying to include some pics.
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Old 10-10-2004, 09:39 PM
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Tractor Supply Co has these large rubber stall mats that are thick and less flexable. It doesn't need to be terribly stiff, but not thin floor mat flimsy either. For best results, mount it to a piece of metal at the top. Something like the square stock at Lowes with the holes already in it. Just make sure there is no chance of the rubber getting under a tire or into a blade.
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Old 10-10-2004, 09:50 PM
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Those are pretty decent stripes.

How about a pic of your "stripe kit".

Thanks for you input Envy, I will try thicker/stiffer rubber before going through the trouble of fab'ing a roller type kit.
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Old 10-10-2004, 09:51 PM
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how does your 7 iron discharge? Whoever said stamped decks don't discharge well hasn't tried one of these. Beds 15' away ain't safe!
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Old 10-10-2004, 11:09 PM
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here's a few pics from a 50hp Dixie equipped with meg-mos and a rubber flap for striping................Lynn
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Old 10-11-2004, 07:35 AM
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Old 10-11-2004, 12:40 PM
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Striping

That heavy belting hanging down 2 inch. below edge of deck does the job and very inexpensive.
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Old 10-11-2004, 12:55 PM
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What does Scag use?

http://scag.com/tigerstriper.html
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