Lastec - Rear discharge

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jtkplc, Oct 23, 2007.

  1. jtkplc

    jtkplc LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,646

    Has anyone used the rear discharge option on a Lastec Z? I want to know how well it worked. Thanks.
  2. MJB

    MJB LawnSite Silver Member
    from Wa
    Posts: 2,869

    While I was waiting on a mulching kit, I tried the rear discharge for about 5 minutes and gave the mower back . It probably cuts like any rear discharge they just tend to leave a mess. I wanted to try the mulcher, I was impressed with the mower, except there is no trim side sticking at all, which leads to more string trimming. It side dischraged very well.
  3. jtkplc

    jtkplc LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,646

    Darn. I was hoping to hear something favorable about it. I liked the idea of having two trim sides and not have to mulch. I've never used a rear discharge, but everything I've read says they leave behind a mess, like you say.
  4. Razorblades

    Razorblades LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,014

    I've got a 61" lastec. I've only used the side discharge setup so far, but I might just change the baffles around to the rear discharge setup and see how it works. When I do that I will post again on this thread with my observations about it.

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