best leaf mulching blade

wepaddleNovember 14, 2006

I have a Snapper hi vac that I'm using to mulch and pickup leaves. I run over the leaves with the mulch plate and a gator blade and then come back with the bagger setup and the same blade. It works pretty well leaving just a few fine leaf particles on the lawn. I find that this shreds the leaves finer then one pass with the bagger. I use the mulch in my garden and compost the rest. Is anyone else doing this with a different blade? Is there a mulching blade that works better at shredding the leaves? Would switching to a hi lift blade for the 2nd pass do a better job picking up the leaves? The setup works pretty well but I'm always interested in fine tuning.

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It doesn't look like anyone is doing better than you. Doesn't seem like it is worth changing blades to me.
- Kris

    Bookmark   November 18, 2006 at 7:04AM
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tekumcman(Upstate SC)

Snapper's NINJA blade works GREAT, though...EXPENSIVE.
There is also a blade called a GATOR BLADE, which works
quite well. They are supplied by Oregon Outdoor Parts
suppliers. Go to to find a Dealer near


    Bookmark   November 21, 2006 at 8:34AM
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