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Scag Stripes

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by Cuttingedglwncare, Jun 14, 2004.

  1. Cuttingedglwncare

    Cuttingedglwncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 14

    Hi, This is one of my customers lawns and its the only one I can get stripes in. Im running a Scag 61" hydro WB,with mulching blades and a single wheel velke as you can tell. I drive by and see peoples yards perfect just perfect, but I dont know where Im going wrong. Now Fescue Farmers lawns, theres a big difference.
    I wouldnt even want to step foot in that grass because it looks so perfect. http://lawnsite.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=74678
    If anyone uses Scag mowers and gets stripes please put them on here because, I would like to see them. By the way does anyone use scags new tiger striper for the ZTRs let me know the feedback on it cause Im thinking about getting one for my Turf Tiger. Thanks

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  2. BSDeality

    BSDeality LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,849

    what height are you cutting at? 3-3.75" would be a good start. make sure your deck pitch is set correctly (1/4") lower in the front than the back

    scag's aren't my favorite machines to work on but they will stripe as well as any other mower.
     
  3. Cuttingedglwncare

    Cuttingedglwncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 14

    Im cutting at 3" and my front is lower than the back. The bolts that hold my deck on are set at mid range(2 1/2-3 3/4)" and Im using 3 spacer on each of my casters. I just bought a turf tiger off eBay this past weekend and getting it sometime this week. I have never demoed one but hey, I could'nt beat the price. I appreciate your help. Thanks
     
  4. ALarsh

    ALarsh LawnSite Silver Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 2,412

    If you don't mind me asking, which one did you get and for how much?
     
  5. chuckers

    chuckers LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 657

    hey cutting edge i will post a few of my pictures sometime soon with scag walkbehinds with the proslide it stripes like zebra...
     
  6. Cuttingedglwncare

    Cuttingedglwncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 14

    ALarsh, What do you mean which one did I get? Off eBay?
     
  7. ALarsh

    ALarsh LawnSite Silver Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 2,412

    Which model scag did you get and for how much?

    Sorry
     
  8. Cuttingedglwncare

    Cuttingedglwncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 14

    I got a Turf Tiger 52" for $1,375. Like I said, I couldnt beat the price. Im a Scag person. You werent bidding on it were you?
     
  9. ALarsh

    ALarsh LawnSite Silver Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 2,412

    Nope, but I was looking at a couple of them.
     
  10. Green Care

    Green Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 530

    All we run is scags now this is done with 61in dually at 4 and some change.

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