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They made out of what??? LOL!!!
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Holey tamoley! They are crazy and so are they who buys them.
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made of platinum
platinum what
No way they are selling a solid platinum blade for $35 .
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I'd by as many as I could afford ... well if they were solid platinum for $35. After I sell them and retire to a life of luxury I'll keep a couple just to show how rich I'll be. "My yard guys mow with solid platinum blades!"

Heck, they'd probably be worth $100 if they were plated with a platinum alloy.
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most likely platinum paint on the blade edge.
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If you run across any that are two-tone, platinum and gold let me know - they will match my wedding ring.
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I'll see what I can do. They're probably going to be more than $35 though.
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I do wonder what is going on with this. I did a search and found the price for platinum is around $1800 an ounce.

So I have no idea what the heck could be made of platinum on this blade for that price.
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Those are standard stens blades, they call them platinum blades so guess he thought thats what they made them out of. Bet the guy running the site has never bought a mower blade before.
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