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Last Blade

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Speedy, Aug 12, 2003.

  1. Speedy

    Speedy LawnSite Member
    from Alabama
    Posts: 66

    Anyone has any ideal fire back at me. Thanks

  2. grassdaddy

    grassdaddy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 565

    I have a set of those for scag w/b,I like factory scag "marbain'better.:(
  3. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,925

    Not sure what the question is but you should make sure to miss that next time.
  4. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,925

    Looks similar to the gators but with out the major dings in the cutting edge.
  5. bastalker

    bastalker LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 965

    Mowin with yer eyes open helps!!;)
  6. Maybe you're letting your blades so dull that is putting enough strain to bend the blades.

    Don't you ever sharpen them?

    I let my blades get in sorry shape too, but I try to sharpen them at least a couple of weeks before that stage.

    I will say that the notched foil "Gator" style blades bend more easily than standard foil blades.

  7. Speedy

    Speedy LawnSite Member
    from Alabama
    Posts: 66

    Sorry guys, didn't do a good job on posting this. I didn't put into one thread. Just tried these blades and won't use them again. The other pictures that were to be with this, if I had done it right shows a regular blade bent like this one. Some of the guys on the other thread I posted seem to think it bent because of excess heat of cutting. Cheap metal aftermarket blade. Might have hit a small rock with this blade, but nothing major. It was a new blade. Sorry about the confusion, haven't gottten the hang of posting things yet.
  8. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,925

    What brand was it?
  9. Expert Lawns

    Expert Lawns LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,660

    I have a few blades like that. Save it, use it if someone asks you to mow a field or you can use it to practice your sharpening skills. Thats what i need to do.
  10. The melting point of steel is like a thousand degrees higher than the ignition point of grass. Even if you got it hot enough to make it malleable somewhere near red hot you'd be lighting up the lawn.:angry: :angry: :angry: :angry: :angry: :angry: :angry:
    Wouldn't that be a sight to see?

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