How long should the bag on a mower last? your opinions.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by sildoc, Oct 2, 2007.

  1. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,925

    I have more than enough mowers that have seen their better days some run like champs and others need some help. My question here is how long should a bag last? I had an old honda hrc216 that the bag lasted 5 years no rips and sold it with out a single rip in the bag. I also have a homeowner version of the lawnboy insight gold, no rips on these bags either after 3 years.
    Now I bought a Exmark metro 26 this spring I believe april and it is tearing in the corners and in the middle where the metal is welded. I took in in for warranty repair and they said it was normal wear and tear. I might only have 150 hrs on it and have not in any way abused the bagger in any way. My question to you is how long should a bag last, realisticly? I say at least 2 years. let me hear your thoughts. and dont say get an accelerator because they don't make them yet.
     
  2. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,653

    Just goop up the tears with some pcv glue.
     

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