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How do you achieve the stripes look?. Other then a roller, do you change the blade height at each pass?
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Visit http://www.bigleaguelawns.com/ for more details. A stripe kit trough big leagues lawn is 325$

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I have never in my life used a striping kit.



You've got to experiment with deck type, deck height, deck pitch and blade to deck distance. There is no forumla as all decks are different.
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You've got to experiment with deck type, deck height, deck pitch and blade to deck distance. There is no forumla as all decks are different.
Well my ZTR doesn't seem to make any stripes
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Hey B Butler there is a great thread started on this topic

http://gopherforum.com/showthread.php?t=9112

Have a look if you haven't already. If you have anymore questions just ask.
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How do you achieve the stripes look?. Other then a roller, do you change the blade height at each pass?
I have seen rollers, hanging chains, broom heads used as stripers.
I myself have never used any. If you play with the deck pitch and mow back and forth in line you can create decent stripes. See Ritchiem's post on striping.
I couldn't explain it any better.
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