discharge plate

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by sdm1976, Jul 5, 2007.

  1. sdm1976

    sdm1976 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 11

    I saw a mulching plate that was opened/closed from the seat of the ZTR with a handle and rod. I would like to know who makes it and if there was a website to view them.
  2. traman

    traman LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 712

    they are called operator control discharge chute (ocdc) for short ,do a search you will find plenty of info , but here are a fewhttp://www.advancedchutesystem.com/index_2.htmhttp://www.trimmertrap.com/accessories/bb1.htm
  3. DLCS

    DLCS LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,378

    I've built my own and I have used others. I bought one from power chute design last week and so far I'm impressed. The Power Chute is built for your machine not a universal fit like most others. The are also a sponsor. http://www.powerchutedesign.com/
  4. mebergstran

    mebergstran LawnSite Member
    Posts: 36

    I bought a powerchute a few weeks ago and LOVE it! It's definately worth the money.
  5. Bagit

    Bagit LawnSite Member
    Posts: 200

    Dixie chopper has them on their website as an accessory for thier z.
  6. Nichols Lawn Care

    Nichols Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Posts: 14

    I have a 50" 07 Lazer HP and I purchased a exmark accessory the discharge plate. It comes with a foot pedal to open and close the discharge opening. It works good, but the plate itself is made of thick plastic and tends to bend down a little. The plate is not letting the clippings discharge as evenly. I have thought of replacing the plate with steel, but I haven't decided.
  7. Buckeye1

    Buckeye1 LawnSite Member
    from Ohio
    Posts: 170

    ezchute is the one that uses a handle (not foot control)
  8. LawnScapers of Dayton

    LawnScapers of Dayton LawnSite Silver Member
    Male, from Dayton, OH
    Posts: 2,574

    as is the ACS, the York, the Trimmer trap and the Quikchute....
  9. delphied

    delphied LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,067

    I just bought a powerchute because I liked the pedal idea. I am still wondering if I should have bought hte York Director at yorksheetmetal.com. It looks like the nicest one out there to me.

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