XR7 deck owners

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Turf Dawg, Jun 29, 2008.

  1. Turf Dawg

    Turf Dawg LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,719

    I have a ? about the blow-out baffle. I have a 66" and put on my mulch kit to try on some staugastine lawns the other day. The cut was ok but the blow-out was terrible. Does the blow-out baffle work and does it change the cut any? BTW I was using standard gators with the mulch kit.
  2. MJB

    MJB LawnSite Silver Member
    from Wa
    Messages: 2,869

    I have the same mower deck but it is a 2006 XR7. The blowout baffle will help a lot but you'll still get some. You can also try the wavy blades that come with the mulch kit they don't pulverize the grass into a dust that blows out as easily but still do a good job. I don't think you will have any cutting issues anymore than you already do, if you have any. But next time compare a Bad Boy mower with whatever you want to buy. Up here we have all kinds of problems if cutting more than an inch with that XR crap deck. Sorry you can tell I don't like that deck much.
  3. Turf Dawg

    Turf Dawg LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,719

    Where are all of the Southern boys?

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