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mulching plate with gators or no???

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by guntruck, Oct 1, 2000.

  1. guntruck

    guntruck LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 527

    I have gators on my 32" scag w/b, they work very nice but still throw many clippings across yard to later be cut. Should i put on a mulching plate or no? Any of you use mulching plates if so do you like them????
  2. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,260

    Give it a try and see what happens. I have a discharge plate for my Grasshopper that I use in tight areas. Other wise I just let the grass fly!
  3. Premo Services

    Premo Services LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,516

    If you are talking about just covering the discharge chute, I tried this and the grass was wet with dew, with a pretty god cover of leaves and it did ok but at the chute it would leave a pile of mulched leaves. I did not like results took it off and am putting mulching kit on.
  4. syzer

    syzer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,272

    mulching kit?
  5. Toroguy

    Toroguy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,075

    Just put a mulch kit on my eXmark and gator blades. The leaves are falling and it does a good job on them. My only dislike is along walks and drives the deck lets out some debris. Saves alot more time than bagging.

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