Can I use a universal blade on my lawn mower?

Can I use a universal blade on my lawn mower?

No, lawn mower blades are not universal, they are mower-specific. You can replace a certain manufacturer’s blades with another manufacturer’s blade, provided that they match up with your mower in length, thickness, width, hole numbers, hole shapes, and hole sizes.

What is the difference between a mulching blade and a Gator blade?

Unlike other mulching blades that push the grass down, the high lift on a gator blade draws the grass up which in turn gives you a clean, even cut. This high lift also makes using Gator Blades in bagging operations a great choice.

Which is better high lift or mulching blades?

Just be aware that it’s imperative to mow regularly with a mulching blade. Otherwise, if you’re happy to bag your clippings and want to gain an edge in your bid to try and create better-looking lawn stripes, go for a high lift blade.

Are all lawnmower blades the same?

Believe it or not, the cutting edge is not on the same side for all lawn mower blades. Right-hand cut lawn mower blades are overwhelmingly the most common type. Left-hand cut blades can be found on some mower’s manufactured by Kubota, Woods, Walker, and others.

Are toothed mulching blades better?

Using a toothed blade solely for mulching purposes may not be ideal since some toothed blades do not have the extended cutting edge. For a lawn care professional looking to cover all the bases, toothed blades are the way to go.

Do Gator blades cut better?

The design of these blades produces a medium-lift. The design of these blades produces a high lift. Gator blades are way much better than the regular blades because regular blades get old and erode over time and you always need a replacement blade, so your lawnmower performs well and cuts grass efficiently.

How do I know which mower blade to buy?

The easiest way to find replacement lawn mower blades is with the OEM number. The OEM number is the numerical part number of the blade assigned by the manufacturer. In most cases, just typing this number with the manufacturer name into a search engine or online store will be enough to bring up some promising results.