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Anyone using thenew g6 blades

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jmorgan71587, Jun 28, 2011.

  1. JDGlandscape

    JDGlandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 512

    Has anyone used these on an x-factor deck?
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  2. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,943

  3. ProStreetCamaro

    ProStreetCamaro LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,262

    Yes and I was not Impressed. Not a bad blade but nothing to write home about.
  4. weeze

    weeze LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,583

  5. Fencek

    Fencek LawnSite Member
    Messages: 32

    A must.

    I like these blades allot.
  6. farmmower

    farmmower LawnSite Member
    Messages: 138

    Wondered how these blades work on a Ferris 3100 with the ICD deck and can you sharpen these with a Magna-matic 9000 sharpener?
  7. mtmower

    mtmower LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,111

    These G blades work very well on some applications but not all. I think it has a lot to due with the deck style/baffling.
  8. R & R Yard Designs

    R & R Yard Designs LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 646

    Farm. I use them on the 3100 all day long. You can use the 9000 with out any problems but I did put on a extended table on it because the blades have a little dip to them about 3 inches in and I just like the straightest edge I can have on a blade
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  9. farmmower

    farmmower LawnSite Member
    Messages: 138

    Thanks for the tip on the 9000. Are you saying the G blades are a little different than standard as to the edge? I will have to look at a pic but the standard blades don't look like they have a bend in them? Also, would the extended table be helpful even with standard blades as that may be what I'll stick with for now.
  10. grassbutler

    grassbutler LawnSite Member
    Messages: 44

    I purchased 3 sets of Gator G6's from Stonewalltrading. ( 2 set for a Gravely 52 and 1 set for a Gravely 48 )..... Had a chance to run them for the first time yesterday. Grass was wet/damp from morning drizzle. Most January's we are blowing and scooping live oak tree leaves out of St. Augustine grass. I was quite amazed by how well these blades chewed up the leaves. Looks like we may not be filling as many plastic bags with leaves this year. I am looking forward running these is dry turf conditions to really see how they do. Yes they will work with a Magna Matic 9000. I have the extended table on mine.

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