Rubber Blades???

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by twins_lawn_care, Sep 19, 2003.

  1. twins_lawn_care

    twins_lawn_care LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 932

    Has anyone ever seen these, or better yet used them?
    Just curious, I ran across them looking on ebay, and wondered if this was a new gimmick?


    Rubber Mower Blades ???
     
  2. The Lawn Boy Pro

    The Lawn Boy Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,218

    I hope no one on L/S uses those! I already go through multiple STEEL edger blades! Man, I wouldnt even get 2 feet and I'd already have to replace that. Thats just "tree hugger" junk they're trying to sell. Goes along perfectly with the one post awhile back about a LCO that was down south i believe that only used electric and battery powered equipment. (I believe nylon string on the mowers too, instead of blades)
     
  3. mtdman

    mtdman LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,137

    If I could get electric powered commercial equipment I would make a fortune around here. People would eat that stuff up in Ann Arbor, and I could charge a ton of money for my environmentally safe equipment.

    :D
     
  4. J D CRUSTA

    J D CRUSTA LawnSite Member
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    The seller mentions that he feels safer using these blades. I sure wouldn't want to stick my foot into an edger blade, rubber or not. It's like they say, the most dangerous knife is a dull one.
     
  5. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
    from -
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    Here is a pic of the blades.

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  6. geogunn

    geogunn LawnSite Gold Member
    from TN
    Posts: 3,010

    team gopher: you posted the pic, you are a sponsor, what say you about the blades in question?

    GEO:confused:
     
  7. Do you think a rubber blade might "edge" an asphalt driveway?
    Is there a website on these rubber blades?
    I might be willing to try one if they're just a couple of bucks.

    Dave
     
  8. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Posts: 4,254

    I doubt that they would work very well. Maybe I'll buy some. I'll use a rubber check!
     
  9. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
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    good point;)
     
  10. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,925

    Well Like it says on EBAY it is self sharpening, Maybe I will buy some and set them along my steel ones and hope my steel ones learn to self sharpen also! LOL.

    The Rubber check is a good one! had me rollin.
     

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