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Came across this video

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Where can I get these blades ?

I have 16 1/4 blades for my zero turn and 21 inch blades for my tractor
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Where can I get these blades ?

I have 16 1/4 blades for my zero turn and 21 inch blades for my tractor
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http://www.agrisupply.com/category.a...cd2=1271208852

This is a fairly small area so I pretty much have to get them mail order.

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http://www.agrisupply.com/category.a...cd2=1271208852

This is a fairly small area so I pretty much have to get them mail order.

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Thanks for your help but i'm trying to find something closer to home.
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Hey Justin
I get mine from any farm and home type store. Check your mower dealers too. Anyone who sells mowers will know about them and can either provide you another place close to get them or order them for you. The only drawback with gator blades is they are heavier and you may lose a tiny amount of power and they don't do well in thick, wet grass, but boy are they sure worth it when it comes to fall cleanups. They are God's gift when it comes to annihilating leaves!!
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That was so corny... but I want to try them, lol!

I understand what they do, sorta, but how?

We see a video of what happens in slow mow, the grass is finely cut up, but doesn't that have something to do with more than just blades? Or is it the angle of the blades? The cut grass is bounced upwards to be cut several times or what?

I don't have them, but my walk behind does the same thing.

Any other vids????
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Thanks for your help but i'm trying to find something closer to home.
noelville rentals,leblancs two cycle shop,sudbury small engines,forest and lawn,sudbury boat and canoe ,I even think they sell them at crappy tire .Actually,they are made or distributed by same company as oregon chainsaw chains and bars .
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noelville rentals,leblancs two cycle shop,sudbury small engines,forest and lawn,sudbury boat and canoe ,I even think they sell them at crappy tire .Actually,they are made or distributed by same company as oregon chainsaw chains and bars .
Yeah I just checked Oregon, I will have my dealer give me a price on them and try those out
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Yeah I just checked Oregon, I will have my dealer give me a price on them and try those out
You are correct. They are Oregon. Oregon blades are some of the best around. I am sure your local servicing dealer can get them for you no problem. For me, they vary in price from $15+, depending on the manufacturer they are replacing. Like I posted in another thread, they now have some that have fusion technology which is suppose to make them tougher and make them last longer between sharpening.

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Where can I get these blades ?

I have 16 1/4 blades for my zero turn and 21 inch blades for my tractor
I buy them from this company below, I have around 30+ clients using them also, clients that we do spraying for however they mow their own lawns, the service and speed from these guys is excellent and they ship USPS which saves a lot, get a spare set as they are not expensive at all but get the high lifts>

Specialty Small Engine
110 W. Healey Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217-359-1234

http://www.gatorblade.com/contact_us.html
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