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1 double blade and 2 single blades????

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by dcgreenspro, Jul 6, 2007.

  1. dcgreenspro

    dcgreenspro LawnSite Senior Member
    from PA
    Messages: 688

    I just got off the phone w/ the dixie chopper dealer. I will be trying one out on Tuesday. When I asked about the x blades, he told me that they are only on one spindle and the rest have single blades. I asked why didn't all three have them and he said is was because of air flow. Anyway, has anyone ever heard of this before? I would think that the deck would vibrate all over the place with the blades being different. Your thoughts, please.
  2. fergman

    fergman LawnSite Senior Member
    from VA
    Messages: 286

    no he completely stupid you can do it if you want to cut grass at 2 different heights though:laugh:
  3. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,699

    I've done that on my Dixie before and it works. I put the double on the left side. Just make sure you spacer the other 2 blades down to match.

    That's one of the nice things about a Dixie. The factory has a lot of different options to taylor the deck to your individual conditions.

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