blades question

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ronslawncare, May 12, 2002.

  1. ronslawncare

    ronslawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 540

    ive been running gators on my scag .they suck for mulching grass especially in the rain ,there great for cleanups i read on hear about high lift blades can anyone explain what they are can u run them on scags.will the lenth of the cut still be as short as with the gators .also what name of the blades should i get or there standard high lift.thanks any info is appreciated ,ronnie
  2. James234

    James234 LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 59

    Gator blades and Slick 50 are about the same..useless. Use the blade designed for your equipment by the manufacturer!
  3. P&J Lawncare

    P&J Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 531

    Call j-thomas (800-828-7980) and order the offset high lift blades you wont be disapointed, for 61 mower the part number is bo-21 and for 36,52 mowers the part number is bo-17a
  4. foxslawncare

    foxslawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 35

    Hi-lift are good blades. Gatorsgive spotty cut and not goodwhen wet.Better allaround cut with hi_lift. The height of the cut should not change when changing blades. Good luck.

    SCAPEASAURUSREX LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 835

    I run gators on all my machines and am pretty happy with them, But now that i have seen so many posts complaining that they clump I am starting to notice it too.... Not bad enough to complain though.. I find that the clumps occur only when the grass is wet and high.. but those clumps are so finly mulched that a hit with air and they disappear... I am not bagging So that makes it quicker than if the grass clipping s were twice as high... ??? But I think I am going to try swithcing back to regular high lifts and see if I notice a diff, I have been using the gators for ?? probably 5 or 6 years.... Maybe I'm toooo used to them....

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