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Grass has brown tips?

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by jpp, Apr 20, 2005.

  1. dishboy

    dishboy LawnSite Fanatic
    from zone 6
    Messages: 5,330

    If every lawn displays same tip problem , change your blades out more often. Dull blades usually leave white tips though. Brown tips are can follow a fertilizer application and usually goes away with cutting.
  2. marko

    marko LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 963

    Good call. The point Im trying to make is maybe its a dull mower blade, maybe its not.
  3. jpp

    jpp LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,131

    Hey Meg Mo,

    Do you have a link? I do not see any sponsors links on my page of lawnsite.


  4. jpp

    jpp LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,131


    I change my blade every two days. I went back and double checked the number of lawns. It is more like between 40 and 50 lawns that I do before changing. I thought about going to every day of changing blades. It only take a few minutes each day.

  5. jpp

    jpp LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,131

    Funny you posted this. Talked to the customer today and she said it was fertilzed the morning I cut it. I was there late in the afternoon. The took the sign down.
  6. marko

    marko LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 963

    Well there you have it! Good call Dishboy, was not the blades at all. I would try to get two sets of blades and rotate every day if you are cutting 20 or so a day. Take care
  7. jpp

    jpp LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,131

    That's just it. I have plenty of blades. Three sets for each mower. I might go out and invest in another set so I have four. I guess it just freaked me out that this was really the first time I have seen this. Thanks for the input.

  8. ALarsh

    ALarsh LawnSite Silver Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 2,412

  9. DLCS

    DLCS LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,382

    I beg to differ........
  10. Heller Landscaping

    Heller Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 204

    I Had this same thing happen on some of my lawns last year in the spring
    talked to the guys at Lesco and found out that it was the grass bur-oil or something like that it was fine later on in the year. hope this will help.

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