Adding Anti-scalp Wheels

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by B&Clawncare, Jan 21, 2014.

  1. RodneyK

    RodneyK LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 776

    Actually I think cutting height is off and probably pitch also. I have had mowers that size scalp more than they should be. I checked those things, found out was cutting 1/2" shorter than setting and wasn't pitched enough. Fixed it and it was way better. I am no expert but cutting at 3"+ you shouldn't be scalping unless you are just mowing really really uneven stuff.

    I would check those things before going to trouble of putting on scalp wheels.
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  2. 3238DPW

    3238DPW LawnSite Member
    Messages: 86

    What are those casters off of?
  3. ducnut

    ducnut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,566

    A fixed deck WB, is my guess. Toro and eXmark (Metro and Viking) have something like that on their machines.

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