In my last few posts i've expressed my views on mulching leaves; I didn't think it would work for the volume of leaves I have. I decided to try it today. I put on my blade blocker and 'round and 'round i went grindin until i was litterally dizzy. The only thing that was helpful about the reduced particle size was the fact that the wind didn't catch them as much as a full leaf. however, that also means its that much harder to move with the blower. Bottom Line: it took me 2.5 hours to do a job that normally takes me 1.5hrs. I think i'll just keep pushing and blowin' like usual.