Needed assistance buying new blade

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by BSnyder, May 24, 2007.

  1. BSnyder

    BSnyder LawnSite Member
    Posts: 17

    I inherited an old Snapper Hi-Vac mower. Everything but the blade is in fairly good shape. I measured it and its 20.5" long.
    Is there a specific type of blade I should replace this one with? I couldn't find any info on Snapper's website.
    Thanks.
     
  2. leejp

    leejp LawnSite Member
    Posts: 129

    How bad is it? Did you try sharpening + balancing it?

    I had Snapper Hi-Vac.... one of the best walkbehinds I've ever owned. Ran well and bagged beautifully. 8 trouble free years (1989-1997) with 1x/year tune up + oil change.
     
  3. BSnyder

    BSnyder LawnSite Member
    Posts: 17

    The cutting edge looks like a steak knife. If a new blade costs $15-$20 than its not worth my time to try to refresh this one.
    This mower is from around 1985.
     

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