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  1. high lift blades, really necessary, not per JD dealer's parts guy

    Lawn & Garden Tractors
    Hey folks, newbie to JD here. bought a used, near 1st serial # of 445 tractor and another used MC519 bagger from another party . . . putting it all together now that bagging season is close. Buying blades at the dealer here in Rogers, Mn and the parts guy seemed pretty convincing that you...
  2. Gator Mulching blades for LX176

    Lawn & Garden Tractors
    Just bought an LX176. I have used Gator 3 in 1 blades before but not sure which model fits my 38" deck. Quick search did not come up with numbers matching my original blades. Of course bigger questions is do these blades work or do I need to have a mulching set and a discharge/bagging set of...
  3. Loose blade on a 60D deck - can't tighten it enough, it seems

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    So I hit a piece of wood the other day and appear to have knocked one of the blades loose in my 60D deck. Killed the engine, waited for everything to stop and took a look underneath - sure enough, the rightmost blade sort of spins freely on the spindle. I got the deck off and managed to work...
  4. EZTRAK Z255 Mulching Blades

    ZTR's and Commercial Turf Equipment
    Hi, I just purchased this mower an was disappointed it didn't have an automatic mulching feature built-in. My bad for not looking into this ahead of time but I just assumed it had this feature.... Anyways, I tried purchasing the mulching cover but it obviously doesn't help with cut the grass...
  5. Couple questions - deck leveling, mulch blades, and deck painting

    Lawn & Garden Tractors
    Hey all! So far, so good! My LA105 is running much better now that I've learned how to adjust the brake system. Finally, I can mow all the way down to the water's edge and not worry about figuring out how to turn my JD into a Anyway, first question is regarding the...
  6. Changing blades on an LT155 misguided?

    Lawn & Garden Tractors
    Ok, My LT155 riding mower needs to have the blades replaced and I keep getting conflicting advice about what size socket I need to remove them: They are currently attached to the 42" freedom deck. I have called a local JD dealer and had 2 reps tell me different on the correct socket size. One...