got an exmark

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bobcatnj, Jul 6, 2006.

  1. bobcatnj

    bobcatnj LawnSite Senior Member
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    got an exmark 52 in ztr. need opinion on blades? no megamos
     
  2. newz7151

    newz7151 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Tejas
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    Woo.. if it didn't come with blades, probably should take it back to the dealer and let em know they forgot something. The mower is supposed to come WITH the blades.
     
  3. StBalor

    StBalor LawnSite Senior Member
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    Does it have a motor?
     
  4. lawnmaniac883

    lawnmaniac883 LawnSite Silver Member
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    Lol..................
     
  5. bobcatnj

    bobcatnj LawnSite Senior Member
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    ok jackasses. i want to buy more sets of blades. what r u guys running? highlift, standard, mulching,etc?? maybe i should have explained myself more for the slow people
     
  6. 04TurfT

    04TurfT LawnSite Senior Member
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    haha, I am running standards... Congrats on your mower, you will love it
     
  7. tacoma200

    tacoma200 LawnSite Fanatic
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    High lift came standard on mine. The stock blades are not bad and the price is ok $11-13 each at the dealer. J-Thomas has some pretty good blades uner $9 if you buy enough. I use high lifts exept for fall leaves. I need the lift.
     
  8. newz7151

    newz7151 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Tejas
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    Person wouldn't have to be so slow if they had the whole question and all the information with the first post.

    What type of mowing do you do?
    Will you be mulching? No need to buy mulching blades if you are not mulching. Are you going to be bagging? Highlift blades are normally designed for bagging, an agressive high lift can be rather HP robbing.
    Do you have alot of sandy soil that you mow over? A standard blade with a flatter wing will wear better in sandy soil than a blade with a sail.
     
  9. ProStreetCamaro

    ProStreetCamaro LawnSite Platinum Member
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    High lift excalabers.
     
  10. Audrey

    Audrey LawnSite Senior Member
    from Pa.
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    :laugh: LMAO!



    But seriously......, I usually use two standards then a high lift on the discharge side. I get a little benefit of higher vacumn while not losing too much HP.

    On the new mower, I've been using regulars so far.


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