Cub Cadet blades

Discussion in 'Tractors' started by riches139, Nov 12, 2003.

  1. riches139

    riches139 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 369

    I recently changed blades on my 3235 Cadet, 54" deck. When I removed them I noticed that they were all cutting on one side of each blade. Is this due to the deck being tilted down slightly in the front or possibly being not level side to side?

    Thanks
     
  2. Potchkins

    Potchkins LawnSite Senior Member
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    i see i am not the only one
    with one
    you should be able to level
    the deck
    where the blades bent?
    let me know.
     
  3. riches139

    riches139 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 369

    No, blades were not bent unless they came from factory that way. The whole rig only has 4.5 hours on it. Never hit anything. I changed the blades to a set of highlift for leaf pickup, thats when I noticed the paint being removed on one side of each blade. One blade has a little removed on the opposite end, the other two only on one end. Checked tire pressure. No extreme vibration.Blades are off, so i'm going to check them. Only other thing I can think of is the spindles aren't square with each other.
    Thanks
     
  4. Potchkins

    Potchkins LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 570

    never had that happond
    413 hrs
     
  5. jajwrigh

    jajwrigh LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Martinsville, IN
    Posts: 1,405

    Paint should only come off of one side of the blade because they rotate in 1 direction!
     
  6. riches139

    riches139 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 369

    A blade has two cutting edges. Paint was off on one side, like it was cutting on one side only.
     
  7. j fisher

    j fisher LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 296

    What? Explain that one.
     

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