making good lines?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Bama1, Apr 13, 2004.

  1. Bama1

    Bama1 LawnSite Member
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    I have a 48" lazer hp with a striping kit. However, I am not very satisfied with the look of the stripes. Any suggestions on how to make the lines look better?:(
     
  2. BSDeality

    BSDeality LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,849

    southern grasses typically don't stripe as well as the northern grasses. you could try a chain drag or rolling striper. do a search, there's plenty of information on this site.
     
  3. C & T

    C & T LawnSite Member
    Posts: 145

    Make sure the strip kit is at the proper level for cutting. I have the instructions downloaded. I'll post them when I find them.
     
  4. beran34

    beran34 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 31

    I made a chain striper for mine it works great.
     
  5. JKOOPERS

    JKOOPERS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,259

    heres lines with a exmark 52" tthp

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  6. grassyfras

    grassyfras LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Where is that lawn JKOOPERS. Looks familiar, but maybe my eyes are playing tricks on me.
     
  7. 6'7 330

    6'7 330 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Adjust your deck pitch per the manual instructions. Make sure all four tires are inflated to 13psi. Adjust your roller to about a 1/4 inch off flat ground.We don't have a roller on our HP'S, and the combination of keeping the tire pressures at specs,and the deck pitch,produces killer stripes.
     
  8. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,653

    Use a razor blade for making lines :laugh:
     

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