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Fall Blades and Dust???

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Andrew's Lawn Maintenance, Oct 5, 2007.

  1. Andrew's Lawn Maintenance

    Andrew's Lawn Maintenance LawnSite Member
    Messages: 83

    I am just wondering what you guys are using for fall cleanups in the dusty conditons? I bag the lawns and am getting alot of dust going through my ultra vac on my exmark 50 inch deck. I am currently using 2 mulching blades and one high lift blade on the vaccum side. Should I use a mid sail blade instead of the high lift, or is that going to not bag the leaves correctly? Tired of all the dust :cry: and need help on what to do to dial in my mower for years to come. Please let me know what you use for your set ups. Thanks! :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
  2. All_Toro_4ME

    All_Toro_4ME LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,578

    Gators, but I still get dust. Not sure if there is a way to eliminate it totally. Just wear a dust mask and blow your air filters regulary.
  3. Andrew's Lawn Maintenance

    Andrew's Lawn Maintenance LawnSite Member
    Messages: 83

    It wears down the fan in the ultra vac though!!!
  4. bobcatnj

    bobcatnj LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 687

    ur a freakin landscaper and u worried about dust
  5. sweatyclippingcoveredguy

    sweatyclippingcoveredguy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 183

    Keep the machines greased! Nothin' else you can do. Hopefully it rains real good here in PA.
  6. SwihartServices

    SwihartServices LawnSite Member
    Messages: 154

    I always like dust when I'm doing leaves. It means there not wet. I don't like wet leaves, they're heavy and slimy.
  7. Daddy Joes Lawn Service

    Daddy Joes Lawn Service LawnSite Member
    Messages: 124

    If you didn't want to get dirty your in the worn biz!

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