Shredit Blades

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawnnut, Jun 11, 2000.

  1. lawnnut

    lawnnut LawnSite Member
    Messages: 87

    How would you sharpen them????<br>Can they really produce.<br><br>
  2. bdemir

    bdemir LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 610

    Wow that really looks pretty good. how much do they cost i wonder.
  3. PLS

    PLS LawnSite Member
    Messages: 147

    Cute..... Last 4 times longer..... Looks like it might take 8 times longer to sharpen.
  4. bdemir

    bdemir LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 610

    yeah how do you sharpen those things?
  5. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,695

    At $50 to $55 a piece they better sharpen themselves.
  6. Evan528

    Evan528 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,143

    If those blades really mulch a 1 inch blade of grass to 1/8 of a inch and they last as long as they say id grab them in a heart beat! do they make them for a toro z master or just for golf course equipment? anyone ever used them?
  7. John DiMartino

    John DiMartino LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,555

    I have a set of them at our golf course,they are on my Steiner 420,I think that gators are much better,the shredders are impossible to sharpen,so they are basically junk after one use+ they provide practically no lift at all.I will not buy any more,they sit on my shelf collecting dust.When I use them the grass clumps up bad because there is no wind speed (no lift)to spread them out,they make almost no noise.<p>----------<br>John D<br>
  8. John DiMartino

    John DiMartino LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,555

    I apologize for the last part of my post,the ones I have are from shredit,but do not have the back lift on them,apparently they realized the flaw and hopefully fixed them.I wont even try the new improved ones unless they give me a full credit on my useless ones.<p>----------<br>John D<br>
  9. Getmow

    Getmow LawnSite Senior Member
    from VA
    Messages: 445

    Thanks John D. . That's what this forum is all about. You just saved at least one person some $.
  10. The Mowman

    The Mowman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 37

    If you need shredding blades go with the Gator blades. Gator blades can be sharpened pretty easily. They do however provide less lift, so they don't strip as nice, but for thick, tall grass they work great.<p>----------<br>Stephen<br>

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