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righty tighty lefty lucy?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by jds720, Jul 8, 2008.

  1. jds720

    jds720 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 346

    does this apply to mower blades? im getting my butt kicked! im replacing the blades for the first time and get my but kicked! i have a breaker bar and its not budging!!!
  2. jds720

    jds720 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 346

    ok i got it, 2 off one to go!
  3. mnglocker

    mnglocker LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 757

    Go drop some $$ and get an impact wrench. You can thank me later. :)
  4. lawnjocky

    lawnjocky LawnSite Member
    Messages: 189

    For the most part yes. Try putting some bolt anti sieze on the threads when you put your blades back on. Make sure you do not over tighten. Avoid hitting thing's when mowing, on most mowers this will tighten the blades as well. Finally start working out :)
    Good luck
  5. progressivelawncare

    progressivelawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 51

    heat it a little with a torch.

    impacts are nice too.
  6. k911lowe

    k911lowe LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 526

    good idea,along with treating the threads, which no one seems to
    remember,b4 you put blades on.
  7. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,220

    why, Why WHY, Please God Tell me why they put them blades on so tight at the factory ?
  8. ALC-GregH

    ALC-GregH LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Messages: 7,051

    Mine came off in minutes. :D
    Ingersoll Rand 2035 will take them right off. :weightlifter:
  9. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    This is one good reason why I like to swap for fresh blades every single day,
    keeps them bolts from getting but so tight, too.

  10. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,801

    mine come off easy everytime

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