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Best in the wet?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by GreenGrassman, May 23, 2013.

  1. Mowdawg

    Mowdawg LawnSite Member
    Messages: 12

    My first choice would be a Scag with a High velocity deck. I have a huge field I mow for a church every 2-3 weeks depending on growth. The John Deere Quick-Trak 667A mows it very tall and wet. No clumps. I don't use it for any other properties because it doesn't stripe well and the 62" deck doesn't handle the changing contours most of our accounts have.
     
  2. C&C Landscaping

    C&C Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 67

    I HAD a quick track with the 7 iron deck - It did better than my Super Z deck when wet,
     
  3. JFGLN

    JFGLN LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,018

    I will be interested in what you come up with. People in other parts of the country really don't understand what we are dealing with.
     
  4. GreenGrassman

    GreenGrassman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 20

    Forsure, espessally this time of year.
     
  5. Agape

    Agape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,644

    Here in Salem, OR.
    I have an Exmark tt36s and the mulch kit is awesome, but on wet thick grass (or even lush green thick) it slows the BTS so that it leaves a strip between the blades which needs a dble cut- which also rolls the bits up more., I agree with Richard as the clumps are from the stuff stuck to the deck finally falling off.
    I am going to side-cast as the cleanup is the same, but easier with out the rolled up clumps/bits.
    Going to be working on building an OCDC soon.
     
  6. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,700

    That standing water will clean a deck out in a hurry.
     

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