deck height

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Josh18, May 29, 2004.

  1. Josh18

    Josh18 LawnSite Member
    from AL
    Messages: 64

    What spacer settting should i be using on my metro o cut at 2 3/4" If I do what the book says the blades are 3" off the ground? Also what is the right pitch setting on this mower. Someone help cause I am getting real frustrated. thanks
  2. Mark McC

    Mark McC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,565

    Josh, I have three spacers under the blades on my metro and I believe it's a 3" cut. I gauge that by measuring from the driveway, but that doesn't account for turf depth. On the other hand, turfs are not all created equal, so I go with the height off a hard surface.

    As for the pitch, I left the wheels in front and in back on the setting it came with. I figure my mowing will almost all be between 2" and 3", so no need to mess with the wheels.

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