Blade Question re High Lifts vs Standard

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Mark in MD, May 22, 2007.

  1. Mark in MD

    Mark in MD LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 322

    Check the pics in this link please:

    I assume that high lift blades create a greater vacuum and move more air than a standard blade. If that is true, then how is it possible that the blades with the shorter fan as shown in the pics are high lift blades, while the blades with the longer fan are standard blades?


    Edit: I just noticed the high lift blades appear to have a sharper fan angle. This must be the explanation.
  2. bobcat175

    bobcat175 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 377

    you can't tell from the pic but the fin will be higher (more of a curve) on the hi lift blade...not the length of the fin but the height.

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