Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by LifeBack Lawns, Jul 2, 2013.

  1. dathorpe

    dathorpe LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 459

    I agree with this. Deck pitch - 1/4" higher in the rear. High lifts give the best stripes. Fescue stripes best at 3.5 to 4.0 cut height.
  2. zo6

    zo6 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 417

    i have a 52 that is a 04 and my two 61s are 09's i believe
  3. LifeBack Lawns

    LifeBack Lawns LawnSite Member
    Posts: 216

    Thanks Richard! Unfortunately I cannot do anything to the lawn but cut it right now. The client only requests it being cut since the spring and nothing more hence the grass status.
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  4. Groomer

    Groomer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,421

    yup, the thicker the turf the better the stripe.

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  5. LifeBack Lawns

    LifeBack Lawns LawnSite Member
    Posts: 216

    Nice pic.
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  6. gcbailey

    gcbailey LawnSite Silver Member
    from WV
    Posts: 2,574

    yes, good turf + striping kit = nice.... :cool2:

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  7. LandFakers

    LandFakers LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Posts: 6,229

    You dont need a striping kit, just thick turf makes it really easy.

  8. zo6

    zo6 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 417

    AGREED, NO STIPING KIT, LONG TURF, and a bobcat!!!!!!!
    Last edited: Jul 3, 2013
  9. Snyder's Lawn Inc

    Snyder's Lawn Inc LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,541

    Here is 2 I did today both was full clover I thought they stripe really nice This cutting at 2.5 inches
    2nd pic is a 4 acre lawn that is rough even on my 3372 spring forks and air ride seat
    My 3372 I check this morning was still set at 1/2 forward pitch. I have no stripe kit on it either


  10. Blades Lawn Maintenance

    Blades Lawn Maintenance LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Baton Rouge, La
    Posts: 1,233

    Tried to double cut?

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