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26" metro bag flys off

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by desert rose gardening, Jun 13, 2005.

  1. desert rose gardening

    desert rose gardening LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 387

    This morning I was driving on the freeway in my work truck, I have my new 26" eXmark in the back sitting sideways next to the tail gate. The next thing I know the bag go's flyig off! Some guy in a BMW ran it over its history now. That bigger bag on the 26" catchs more air in the back of trucks. So be carefull! Im going to make sure there is some grass in the bag for weight from now on. I have drove my truck with all my other mowers in the same place in the back of my truck for 21 years, but this is the first time a bag has blown out.
  2. A+ Lawncare

    A+ Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 503

    i drive my p/u loaded down w/21'' mowers all day long w/empty bags and no troubles...

    what a shame on losin that bag, how much $ do u lose?
  3. Fareway Lawncare

    Fareway Lawncare LawnSite Silver Member
    from Canada
    Messages: 2,222

    The Proline 21" Bags are Over $100...Guys Buy the Residential Personal Pace Bags Which are Cheaper, to Replace Proline Bags...

    The Metro 26" Bag is Probably Over $120 and You Can't Get a Homeowner Replacement...

    Think of This as An Omen...Throw Your 26" Metro Over a High Bridge...Buy a 21" Metro/Kaw and Mulch Everything.

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