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Exmark and double blades

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by oconn709, May 20, 2004.

  1. oconn709

    oconn709 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    Any one using an Exmark with double blade. i have a 2004 model with the no-graesable spindels, i wanted to try out a set of doubles, using regular blades on the bottom and Gators on the top. However the local repair shop states that most contractors dont use them in Connecticut and one contractor that did blew spindles constantly. I am trying to get a better cut with out double cutting. Any one have any ideas.

  2. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    I know alot of people (myself included) that run them, and I have never heard of anyone "blowing a spindle". I WILL say, however, that I don't vare for Gators in regular grass.
  3. Lawnalternatives

    Lawnalternatives LawnSite Member
    Messages: 117

    What double combo do you run?
  4. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Messages: 10,812

    Try double high lifts for sheer speed in tall grass. Excalibur on bottom and RAPTERS on top for regular growth. Meg-mos for the really wet and dry stuff also for wet leaves. Have fun!!!!!!!!!!!



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