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First Striping Attempt

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by J.Henderson, May 9, 2002.

  1. J.Henderson

    J.Henderson LawnSite Member
    Messages: 95

    He are my first pics of my attempt to stripe. I use an exmark 36" with a chain kit.

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  2. J.Henderson

    J.Henderson LawnSite Member
    Messages: 95

    and

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  3. J.Henderson

    J.Henderson LawnSite Member
    Messages: 95

    another

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  4. awm

    awm LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,354

    not bad ,takes while to get them cut in right . also the position of the sun
    has a lot to do with how well they show up. good luck.
    ps allow for the offset of the deck ,if your mower has one.at first i was just lining up the castors on both sides with the edge. something just didnt look rite:D
     
  5. Russo

    Russo LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 287

    Looks great.
     
  6. Pro-Lawn

    Pro-Lawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 74

    You using single blades on those pics ?? Or double?

    Eric Goodwin
    Pro-LawnCare
     
  7. rkbrown

    rkbrown LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 533

    J.Henderson:

    Looks nice. I am jealous. I wish St. Augustine would stripe ! :(
     
  8. J.Henderson

    J.Henderson LawnSite Member
    Messages: 95

    Just using singles right now. Bought some new exmark hi-lift blades. I just need to get them sharpened then will try to run doubles. Then will post more pics to see if there is a difference.
     
  9. MikeLT1Z28

    MikeLT1Z28 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,732

    are you running a mulch kit, bagging or side discharging? what type of grass was it? default deck pitch?

    i also run a 36 metro with a mulch kit and no other type of accessories. here is a pic of some zoysia i cut. this was from the first time i cut it. pic isn't as good as the actual look.

    running the OEM mulching blades also.

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  10. J.Henderson

    J.Henderson LawnSite Member
    Messages: 95

    It is fescue/bluegrass mix. I was side discharging @ 3-1/2 inches with front 1/4" lowered.
     

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