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how can I mulch with my toro walk behind?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by matthew horner, Apr 6, 2004.

  1. matthew horner

    matthew horner LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 696

    Allready getting complaints. I need to mulch with this mower until my ztr arrives. My wb is a toro proline belt drive 52 inch. Will doulbes fix my problem? or do I need to focus on mulching (read, focus on where to buy a mulch kit for this model mower?)
  2. FrankenScagMachines

    FrankenScagMachines LawnSite Platinum Member
    from IN
    Messages: 4,739

    Try doubles- use a regular lift blade with a gator or reverse gator style blade on top. It may not be the solution but I don't know your conditions. Still, it is cheaper than a mulch kit and more versatile. Mulching is great but I don't think it's right for me, maybe it is for you. Still, I'd try doubles first and see what that does for you.
  3. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,526

    I had to double cut some last week with the same mower, was a lil too much growth to cut off and left kinda a mess. After the 2nd time it was gone though
  4. lonnie

    lonnie LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 317

    If you have the SFS deck there isnt much you can do. I have the 36" and run doubles, which seem to help some. Gator over regular lift.
  5. matthew horner

    matthew horner LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 696

    Thanks all. Will doubles only hi lift work?

    Frankenscag: I still haven't gotten that dixie, and he says he may be able to find me a ocdc. Just wanted to let you know. Thanks.
  6. KL Squared

    KL Squared LawnSite Member
    Messages: 113

    I have a Toro 44" and a 37" with mulch kits on each. I run gator blades (1 set). I love them. I had a mulch kit added to our 52" Hustler ZTR this year. No muss, no fuss.

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