Bagging with 48" Hydro Walkbehind

Discussion in 'Hustler Turf Equip (Archived)' started by 2_Djinn, May 31, 2005.

  1. 2_Djinn

    2_Djinn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 36

    I will admit, I didnt really think about bagging with my new hyrdo walk-behind when I bought it.

    I see on the website they list one as a option. My next question is how well do they bag? I bag about 10% of my properties with my toro 44" and I hated every min of it. It would leave thin trails of grass ect. Just wasnt cutting it. Is the hustler better or do all walkbehinds pretty much do this?

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  2. mowerconsultant

    mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Syracuse, NY
    Posts: 9,761

    Not all walkbehinds to what your explaining.
    Buy a nice side catcher and make sure it is mounted correctly (may be a problem with your Toro? maybe?) and you will not have any problems bagging with your Hustler.
    I would also run stock blades or highlifts for most bagging conditions.

    Pj
     
  3. PaulJ

    PaulJ LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,776

    Don't mes around wiht a cloth catcher. Get an accelerator or grass gobbler.
    My 48" hustler WB bags great with an accelerator xl
     
  4. Doc Pete

    Doc Pete LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,469

    I ran doubles on my old 17hp 48" and it would bag thick wet grass like a vacuum. Bagged just great........FWIW, I ran a gobbler.
     

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