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walker mowers for multching

windshadow

LawnSite Member
Location
panama city fl
I have a 2005 20hp/48/ghs I would like to know how they do mulching? I am in north fl and many yards have pines so pine needles are a problem. the 42 inch deck cost 1400.00 so any info on this would be great.thanks
 
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windshadow

LawnSite Member
Location
panama city fl
lawnmaniac883 said:
Mulching pine needles is next to impossible imo.
thanks for the info
 

walker-talker

LawnSite Platinum Member
Location
Midwest
If you are asking if you can clog a GHS deck and mulch with it the answer is (technically) yes you can, but it won't look good. I do with my GHS deck when I do leaves sometimes, but that is just to reduce them down to a smaller size to only come back and suck them up with the same deck later.
 

MOW ED

LawnSite Fanatic
Location
N.E. Wisconsin
You can use a 52 SD with mulch kit and double blades to mulch. I guess you southern guys get lots of pine needles so I can't be an authority on mulching them or removing them. My 52 will mulch them to some extent if I have the deck down and then I can switch to the 42GHS to pick up much of the debris. Like I said, my northern pines aren't similar to yours but thats my experience.
 
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windshadow

LawnSite Member
Location
panama city fl
thanks for the info I was thinking of getting then 42inch mulch deck I am still not sure
 
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