what is the best type of blade to use for bagging??

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mowerman41, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. mowerman41

    mowerman41 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 274

    just curious what blades you guys think are the best for bagging grass????
  2. DillonsLawnCare

    DillonsLawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,100

    Although i have never bagged grass, I would probably say the gator blades.
  3. MileHigh

    MileHigh LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,466

    high lift.

    gators are for mulching.
  4. mowerbrad

    mowerbrad LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,268

    I use the gators all the time for bagging. I like them better than the standard high lift blades because the gators compact the grass into the bags better, that way I don't need to unload as often.
  5. jsw2008

    jsw2008 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 513

    I use gators to bag leaves in the fall. They pack the bags really tight. For grass, gators leave too many stragglers and I have to double cut. So I use the fusion high lifts that came on my mower for grass for bagging and side discharge.
  6. QualityLawnCare4u

    QualityLawnCare4u LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,758

    I use a gator on the left and middle spindle, a high lift on the right. Have had good luck with this especially on oak leaves. The two gators will chew the leaves up and the right blade has enough lift to throw it into the ultra vac blower without stopping up.
  7. Nick's Lawn Care

    Nick's Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 662

    Hmmm.. that sounds like it would be a great combo!!
  8. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,319

    bingo!! thats what i do also works great.
  9. mdlwn1

    mdlwn1 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,443

    "Although i have never bagged grass, I would probably say the gator blades"....Lol !
  10. mdlwn1

    mdlwn1 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,443

    Just when you think its impossible to find an intelligent response on this site..........

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