eXmark blades with 15/16 center hole

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by sonny steele, Sep 19, 2005.

  1. sonny steele

    sonny steele LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    My new 48 inch exmark wb has 15/16 center holes in the blades does anyone make after market blades like gators for mulching?
  2. tacoma200

    tacoma200 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,426

    Exmark is making gator type blades now, I think they are called Extreme. Look just like gators but I'm not sure they will work for your mower. They work on my 05 Lazer. Mine were only $13 each at the dealer. Not much more than generic.
  3. Brianslawn

    Brianslawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,004

    15/16 holes or od nuts?? just curious.
  4. sonny steele

    sonny steele LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    A splinded bushing goes through a 15/16 hole in the blade.
  5. dvmcmrhp52

    dvmcmrhp52 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Pa.
    Messages: 4,205

    It is their new blade style, it supposedly doesn't tighten up when something is hit with the blade.
  6. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,943

    Anyone have pics or info on this new blade type?

    Is it a wider blade, as a 15/16" hole in a standard width blade doesn't leave much "meat" left on either side.

    Personally if eXmark went through all this change with the blade/spindles, why didn't they just switch over to the TORO designed spindle housing?

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