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Mulching and wet grass?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by petekief, Jul 27, 2004.

  1. petekief

    petekief LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 292

    I know some of you guy's mulch everything and i think it's a good idea - I would like to be one of you - no discharge spraying on buildings, driveways, cars, etc. - reduced possibility of sending any debree flying thru a window or body part - but I'm afraid to commit to setting up my one and only big mower to mulch - I do have a 22" mulching mower I use on ditch banks - thick wet grass is my greatest concern - and it seems the mulching kit is a semi perminant attachment - that is - it's not something you want to put on and take off depending on the weather. What do you do in thick wet grass?
  2. BW4486

    BW4486 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 243

    We can mulch almost everything we cut the only time we have to take the plates off, is on really thick,wet grass.
    I think we've took them off about 5 times this year.
    2 bolts = 3 min max 3 scag cub 48"
  3. DennisF

    DennisF LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 1,381

    I mulch with my Hustler Z without any problems. Even wet St. Augustine grass. You won't have any problems as long as you cut every 6 to 7 days max. If you let it get too long, you'll have to cut it twice with a mulcher.

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