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double blades on scags

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by glllc, Apr 26, 2004.

  1. glllc

    glllc LawnSite Member
    from CT
    Messages: 61

    does anyone know if i can run double blades on a 61" turf tiger?
    if so do i need some brackets or something or just double them up and go.
  2. Shady Brook

    Shady Brook LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 1,517

    You don't need bracket's, just place them how you want them and torque them down with your choice of tool. If you get them good and tight they won't move unless you hit something pretty solid.

    Your blades will now be below the deck a bit, which will allow you to scalp easier. You may want to get some big washers to make a pile a little smaller then the stock spacer so when you put on the double blades you will be at the same depth as the stock with one blade.

  3. chimmygew

    chimmygew LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 578

    Be careful how often you run doubles. It is very hard on the clutch and gearbox. If I were you I would try Meg-Mo's. I have them on my scag and they by far outperform it with doubles.

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