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36" exmark gator blade question

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Laidback03, Jun 25, 2007.

  1. Laidback03

    Laidback03 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 53

    i just purchased gator blades from an exmark dealer. i have heard to put only 1 gator blade on and a regular blade on the other. has anyone heard of this?
    How well do gator blades cut, without the mulching kit?
    ~Thanks, Jason
  2. ColePyck

    ColePyck LawnSite Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 208

    uhh not sure who told you this but you want to run the same blades of each spindle. so two gators or two factory, it may throw off your deck a little and make it vibrate running two dif blades
  3. Oldtimer

    Oldtimer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,459

    Different blades will not cause deck vibration. Unbalanced blades cause deck vibration.

    Remember, Gator Blades are designed to only cut 2" of grass.


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