Blade Combos..

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mcwlandscaping, Dec 30, 2005.

  1. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping LawnSite Gold Member
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    I want to mulch pretty much all if not all of this comming year.

    First off, can i run doubles on my eXmark? The metro 48/15 kawi? Just want to make sure.

    Which of these would be the best combo:

    1)Grass Hawgs with high lifts in the spring and then Magnum Gators with high lifts in the summer and fall.

    2)Grass Hawgs with high lifts all year round

    3)Magnum Gators with High Lifts all year long

    4)Grass Hawgs with Magnum Gators

    5)any better combo i missed??

    Thanks guys!
     
  2. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
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    I think doubles with a mulch kit suck.
     
  3. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping LawnSite Gold Member
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    Any reccomendations then? And do they suck because of too much blowout? Thanks
     
  4. garyt

    garyt LawnSite Member
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    I'm new to the business but can someone explain what doubles are?
     
  5. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
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    Yup, too much blowout and air disturbance.
     
  6. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
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    Putting 2 blades in a + pattern on each spindle instead of a single blade.
     
  7. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping LawnSite Gold Member
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    Any suggestions instead of doubles then? Single grass hawgs or single magnum gators??
     
  8. South Florida Lawns

    South Florida Lawns LawnSite Platinum Member
    from usa
    Messages: 4,784

    Hey

    Try stock high lifts and just keep them razor sharp.

    Thats what I run on my Toro, works on thick wet grass with almost no clumping.
     
  9. qualitylawnmanagement

    qualitylawnmanagement LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,000

    Come on guys don't all speak at once.
     
  10. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,163

    I need more opinions
     

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