cutting your stripes in half

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by liquidforcedude7, Aug 20, 2005.

  1. liquidforcedude7

    liquidforcedude7 LawnSite Senior Member
    from america
    Messages: 285

    The guy who cuts my neighbors yard uses a 72" (way overkill) but he like does one pass then comes back halfway through it so that like his stripes are only 36" wide and he does it the whole way down the yard and he is essentially double cutting it, does anybody here do it like that??
  2. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,163

    i go over the edge of the last stripe maybe 4-6 inches, sometimes less, since i have the mulch kit and it helps give a bettter cut. just my 2 cents.
  3. Jason Rose

    Jason Rose LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,858

    I do that if I am seriously having troubles cutting it clean in one pass.
  4. lawnmaniac883

    lawnmaniac883 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,613

    I do that all the time. Cleans up whatever the left side of deck misses.

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