John Deere 757 blade question.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bob, Jul 8, 2008.

  1. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,260

    My friend has a 2 year old 757 for his home lawn. He hasn't changed (sharpened) the blades yet. What size is the bolt that holds the blades on? thanks
  2. tamadrummer

    tamadrummer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,102

    should be 15/16, I think most are the same. I know my friends Dixies and my 727a are the same.
  3. QualityLawnCare4u

    QualityLawnCare4u LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,758

    Yep, its a 15/16. If you friend has not had the blades off in that long better get you a good piece of wood chock, a long piece of pipe for leverage and a strong ratchet. I sharpen mine everyday and they are still tuff to get off sometimes. If I go a a week you better have the strength of super man to get them off!
  4. heather lawn sp

    heather lawn sp LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 681

    Changed blades on the 60" 997 Sunday and ^ that's^^ the formula.Antiseize compound on the blade bolts make it easier for the next time

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