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power rake users

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by JJLandscapes, Apr 22, 2006.

  1. JJLandscapes

    JJLandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 682

    how often are you suppose to switch the blades on a bluebird i think C or P 18 power comber
  2. JJLandscapes

    JJLandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 682

    anyone can help???
  3. one man gang

    one man gang LawnSite Fanatic
    from N. In.
    Posts: 5,811

    I have the husqy dt 18 and this is 4th season and I haven't changed any. I suppose you change them when they stop hitting the thatch
  4. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,213

    When they wear down so you have no adjustment left......
  5. Dweezil

    Dweezil LawnSite Member
    Posts: 66

    The best way to streach the life out of them is to flip them around every year so the pointed edge is pulling the thatch up. It's also a good time to inspect the flails and bars for excessive wear. If you notice that either is overly worn just replace them as a set.

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