Return to the Tractors Forum | Post a Follow-Up

Muching Tractor

Posted by Leatherwood1947 6 (My Page) on
Tue, Nov 19, 13 at 13:58

I have a Cub Cadet LTX 1050. I have installed commercial grade mulching blades and the mulching plug on the mower deck. It does a terrific job of pulverizing the leaves into powder when the leaves are spread thin. But, if the leaves are more abundant or thicker, the deck leaves a narrow row of intact leaves in the center of my pathway. A second pass over these will achieve the desired clean lawn look. The blades are sharp, the underside of the deck is clean, and I have tried different deck heights. Is there a solution I have overlooked??

Follow-Up Postings:

RE: Muching Tractor

Possibly. 50" decks on the LT1050 models had a baffle added to change the air flow at the front of the deck. My suggestion would be to call Cub direct and see if it applies here. I had installed only 1 in years past, but may be able to dig the number up if need be. Also, depending on what blades you had installed- they may not be made to work with the baffle. I suppose you could try it without.

RE: Muching Tractor

Was CCC the mfgr of those commercial blades or were they aftermarket products ?

 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!

Return to the Tractors Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.

Learn more about in-text links on this page here