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mott mower question

Postby brichter » Sat Dec 15, 2012 9:14 pm

Since we don't have many mott mowers or any other flail type, I was wondering how you sharpened the blades on these mowers or do you just change them out? I can't envision any way to sharpen them without taking a couple of days.
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Re: mott mower question

Postby Bill Hudson » Sat Dec 15, 2012 9:23 pm

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This makes the sharpening job a LOT easier. Image
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Re: mott mower question

Postby Eugene » Sat Dec 15, 2012 9:24 pm

Remove mower from tractor, turn mower upside down. 4" grinder to sharpen blades in place. They also made a blade sharpener for the blades.

Turn the mower deck upside down to replace the blades. I don't bother to sharpen the blades, have to replace the blades every 2 or 3 years - hit rocks.

If you replace the blades, save some of the better blades and the pins.

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