New Style Gator Blades ?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Bobby, Feb 27, 2000.

  1. Bobby

    Bobby LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 258

    Does anybody have a phone # or web address for the new gator blades? I talked to two dealers yesterday who had not even heard of them yet. Bobby
  2. HOMER

    HOMER LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,183

    Bobby, All I can find is a picture in Lawn & Landscape. Tells you to contact your Silver Streak dealer.<p>Homer
  3. sunrise

    sunrise Banned
    Messages: 246

    Bobby web sight <br> look under new stuff this comp. is located in Ohio. The blades are about $15.00<br>sunrise
  4. HOMER

    HOMER LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,183

    has anyone used these yet?
  5. Bobby

    Bobby LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 258

    The people at put me in contact with the people who make Magnum Gator Blades. They said they will not be making the new blades for Walkers. <p>----------<br>Bobby <br>Ft Lauderdale
  6. ztrmower

    ztrmower LawnSite Member
    from florida
    Messages: 18

    Bobby, <br>You are correct, the walker magnum gator will be out later this season.For you others:<br>I will list some popular Silver Streak PN#<br>Exmark<br>48&quot; = 90-716<br>52&quot;= 90-718<br>Dixie Chopper<br>50&quot;=90-723<br>60&quot;=90-724<br>I called my SS distributer here in FLA<br>they dont Have any in stock yet!<br>They have ordered them and are waiting on them as we speak.<br>David<br>B and B Sales and Service<br>
  7. Lee Homan

    Lee Homan LawnSite Member
    Messages: 163

    May be a stupid question, but can gator blades be re-sharpened and what is the average life of them?<br>Thanks, <br>Lee
  8. Bobby

    Bobby LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 258

    Lee They seem to last the same as standard blades for me. As for sharpening, if you are refering to the lifting fins, they don't need it.Ever. <p>----------<br>Bobby <br>Ft Lauderdale
  9. mattingly

    mattingly LawnSite Member
    Messages: 136

    Can these gator blades be used on walk behinds and how successful are they by themselves mowing grass. I realize a lot of people use them to pulverize leaves. Can a wb handle 4 blades per spindle? Anyone done anything neat with walk behinds and different blades(aka different combos) and have they been successful?<p>----------<br>Integrated Landscape Solutions<br>Lexington, KY
  10. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
    Messages: 4,830

    Mattingly, I don't think any mower can handle 4 blades per spindle. 2 blades per spindle is a big load on an engine.<p>----------<br>&lt;a href=&quot;;&gt;Eric@ELM&lt;/a&gt;<br>

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