configuring doubles

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Lawngeek, May 13, 2001.

  1. Lawngeek

    Lawngeek Guest
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    when putting 2 blades on a bolt is this the correct position
    +x+ or x+x also is there any way to avoid belt wear if there is any
  2. awm

    awm LawnSite Gold Member
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    +++ is the correct way but i guess you could play around w different ways.think im going to try 3 blades per some day.
    who knows thing might fly.
  3. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
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    Lawngeek When you have that many blades under there, it doesn't seem to make much difference how you have them configured. :) To avoid belt wear, start up the blades at the lowest rpms you can.

    AWM Last fall one week when the leaves seemed to drop all at one time, I put on 3 blades plus a magic mulcher per spindle. It did shread the heck out of the leaves, but it took some power to do it. I wouldn't recommend this, but it has been tried. :)

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