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Gator Blades for Walker

Mowman

LawnSite Senior Member
Location
Northwest Ohio
Any one using gators on their sidedischarge Walkers? Does the grass come out finer. Do they stripe the same as the orginal blades? Thanks for your input.
Mowman
 

JJ Lawn

LawnSite Senior Member
Location
Arkansas
I used them on my 42" mulch deck. I was not impressed with them. The original double blade setup worked better for me. Might have something to do with deck design. I don't know. Just my opinion.


Jim
 

landscaper3

LawnSite Bronze Member
Location
Southern, Maine
If you are running a 42" mulching deck keep the original 4blade set up. If a 52" side discharge you can purchase the mulching kit option (works very well) if you have the 54" or 62" your kinda out of luck mabey gator blades. for-warning 52"deck is nice its belt driven if you hit something the belts slip, if you got the 54" and you hit something you will break the shear pins off or worse take out the gearbox. Talk too your local Walker dealer. We sold of our 54" decks and replaced them with 52" mulch kit.
Dont get me wrong with the other decks im not bashing them we had a couple of problems with them.

Brian
http://www.nebsnow.com/ideallandscaping
 
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