60" deck & zoysia lawn

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by jeffinsgf, Jun 2, 2008.

  1. jeffinsgf

    jeffinsgf LawnSite Senior Member
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    Everything I can find about zoysia says that it likes to be cut short -- in the 2 to 2-1/2 inch range, some say even shorter. When I do that with my JD 455 and a 60 inch deck, I get some unevenness in the cut. I think it comes from the fact that I'm stretching a 5 foot line over undulations in the yard that are significantly less than that, and/or the camber of the tractor on one pass is considerably different from the camber on the next pass.

    Have any of you pros noticed this -- uneven cuts with a wide deck and short mowing height?

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