Quick Double Blade Question

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Pastaboy62, May 23, 2007.

  1. Pastaboy62

    Pastaboy62 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 362

    So I tried double blades on this one lawn today. Gators on top of High lifts. The question is would I ruin my clutch if I only run doubles one day a week for about 3 hours? They really made the day easier, and but I don't want to ruin my mower, which is a Scag 36 if it makes any difference.

  2. lawnmaniac883

    lawnmaniac883 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,613

    Time spent running doubles doesnt matter its the engagement that takes its toll on your clutch.
  3. lawnlubber

    lawnlubber LawnSite Member
    Messages: 186

    I bought my equipment to use, if it wears on that equipment to do my work efficiently, that is a cost of doing business. In 15 years in this biz, I've NEVER had a clutch go out on a mower. If it did happen I'd just replace it, no big deal. What does the clutch cost for a scag 36? a couple hundred.

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