"High Lift Mulching Blades" ???

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Gmgbo, Apr 4, 2005.

  1. Gmgbo

    Gmgbo LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 382

    I am looking at the J. Thomas Catalog and came accross high lift mulching blades. Has anyone ever heard of them or tried them? How good do they work? Thanks
  2. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    Are you talking about a multilevel (like tri-level) cutting edge, or Gator type? I have run both. The high lift mulchers work great with high lift straight blades. The Gators don't work so well for me in spring growth on the Lazer, because I they tend to cause not clumping, make the grass disperse in small balls that will later dry and be noticable. I prefer a no-lift multi-level mulching blade on top of a solid foil highlift for speing growth.
  3. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    i've used the high lift mulchers, you get the clean cut of a high lift, with some mulching effect added.
  4. Meg-Mo

    Meg-Mo Inactive
    Messages: 1,020

    Try the MEG MO blades. We will mulch 25 to30 % better and out wear 2 to3 sets of those blades.

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