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exmark micro mulch system

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by tazz, Apr 27, 2000.

  1. tazz

    tazz LawnSite Member
    from georgia
    Posts: 38

    just wondering if anyone uses the micro mulch kit for the exmark . I bought a 52 inch lazerhp this year . and after using it a couple of weeks i am noticing it does not mulch as well as the 48 metrohp i have been using for the last couple iuse gator blades
     
  2. Jason

    Jason LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 256

    Tazz,<p>I bought a full size Lazer Z with a 52&quot; deck this year. I used the mulching kit a few times. Just took it off and went to a double blade setup. It clumped to much in tall wet grass for my liking. I might put it back on this summer when the grass quits growing so fast.<p>Or I might not. I'm going to build a operator controlled discharge chute like the dixies have, and run gator's and high lifts. Should mulch good with that combo, plus be able to open the chute for regular discharge.
     
  3. EDL

    EDL LawnSite Member
    from MA
    Posts: 110

    I used the mulching system for the first time today on my 60&quot; Lazer. I used the blades that came with the system, they did not seem to mulch leaves that good, I will try the gators but would they make that much of a difference
     
  4. thelawnguy

    thelawnguy LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,412

    Its all Ive used with my turf tracer the past 4 years. Kit includes the special baffling block plate and mulch blades. Gators dont work well with the kit. I bag NO grass. If the grass is real tall, like it was this morning(raining to boot) Ill double cut the clumpy areas, or just blow it off to scatter the clumps. Looks as good as bagging if not better. In general I feel its better than discharging esp when most of my lawns have houses and gardens/beds that cant have grass blown in/on them.<p>Bill
     
  5. Lazer

    Lazer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,446

    EDL-<p>The gator blades will do a better job. I've run EVERY blade set-up on a 60&quot; Exmark. In the spring mulch kits are okay, but wait 'til fall: they're almost majic.
     
  6. EDL

    EDL LawnSite Member
    from MA
    Posts: 110

    Lazer, what type of set up would you recommend. Double Blades? Thanks Tom
     

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