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Atomic Mulching Blades

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by MightyMc12, Jul 30, 2004.

  1. MightyMc12

    MightyMc12 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 50

    I just ordered some Atomic Mulching blades for my Toro 21" Proline I was wondering if anyone has tried them. Any comments would be appreciated.
  2. Fareway Lawncare

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

    21" Atomics are Garbage...The serrated edges have almost Zero Lift...Gators are Better but unless you're mulching leaves stick w/the Stock Blades...

    Zero Lift Atomics on the Right...Gators on Left !

  3. Tonyr

    Tonyr LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,973

    I agree.

    I'm not a huge fan of atomics either, no lift at the end of the blade causes streaks.
  4. Avery

    Avery LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,389

    I run them on my Z's with no problem. Depends on what you are cutting. Lift is not an issued with Bermuda that is kept below 2".
  5. MightyMc12

    MightyMc12 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 50

    I guess that is bad news. I bought it because curiousity got the best of me and they were like 5 dollars cheaper then the original blade. I assume the dont bag well right?
  6. GrassBustersLawn

    GrassBustersLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 981

    IMHO, They SUCK!!!

  7. Roger

    Roger LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,943

    I concur with other comments about bad performance. They didn't do a good finish cut, added nothing to bagging performance, added nothing to mulching capability.

    My blade is in the shop corner someplace!
  8. atomics suck on all my toros ..my 21 inch toros my turbo force deck ztr's .

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