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While I have been very happy with the cut I get from Gator Blades, the durability of the cutting edge is impressive.

I have three clean out covers that have 1/4" steel rod handles. The handles have been flattened so I can mow over the covers. Well one day, I hit the corner of one cover and it raised the opposite side of the cover. After scaring the ...... out of me from the noise that was coming from the deck, I stopped the tractor to look for damage. I found that a blade had sheared off the handle, but there wasn't any damage to the blades. I removed the blades because I was sure that there would be nicks in the cutting edge, but there were none. These blades are very durable!!:2th:

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Thanks, Mike!

I have yet to try a set of these but now I'm convinced.

I'd like to try a set on our Husqvarna rider.
 

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I got these on the Craftsman we were going to keep. Think I will buy them for our keeper JD 180 if available!!!!!
 

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I have them on my craftsman, used to on the snappers till I got the Ninja blades

Still love the Gators tho, best bang for the buck
 

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Talk about putting them to the test!

Glad nobody got hurt.
 

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I've heard of these Gator blades. Are they as good as all that? I'm told they shred leaves up really well. How about just regular grass? What are the advantages of using them as opposed to using stock blades?
 

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Opinions vary on the quality of cut with the blades. Some love them, others say that they are ok, but seldom do you hear that they do not work.
I found that the grass clippings are much smaller and disappear into the lawn.
I haven't used a rake or leaf blower since I put these blades on. It may take a few passes over some areas when I get behind on leaf cleanup, but it beats using a rake.

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Opinions vary on the quality of cut with the blades. Some love them, others say that they are ok, but seldom do you hear that they do not work.
I found that the grass clippings are much smaller and disappear into the lawn.
I haven't used a rake or leaf blower since I put these blades on. It may take a few passes over some areas when I get behind on leaf cleanup, but it beats using a rake.

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I may give these a try. We have quite a few leaves that blow in from the neighbors. After doing some more reading about them it seems they'll do what I want to accomplish.
 

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I had a set on my JD 355D for 4.5 years, had a bent blade so I changed them out. They also worked well with the commercial Vacuum. they do a good lift.
 
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