New guy,New to me 184,mows to high

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New guy,New to me 184,mows to high

Postby Dsc1 » Tue Jul 24, 2012 10:56 pm

Hay everyone,glad to be here.I finally got a 184 after to long and found I hope to be a good one.It came with a woods 59 deck so I'll be looking for a 3 point and front blade eventually.It runs very good and mows great with only one complaint. Did Woods make a blade that would get any lower than the 1 1/2 ? I blew up my 1977 wheel horse witch gave me a good excuse to get the Lo-Boy and was mowing about an inch.I do have to say it mows great. Thanks all. Dan

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Re: New guy,New to me 184,mows to high

Postby Bob McCarty » Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:06 pm

Hi Dan, Welcome to the Forum! You'll find a lot of Cub lovers here. I'm not real familiar with the Woods mowers but here is a link to Woods manuals that may help you find your mower and check for adjustments: http://www.cleancomputes.com/Cub/OEM%20 ... index.html Others will probably post more tomorrow.

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Re: New guy,New to me 184,mows to high

Postby Gary Dotson » Wed Jul 25, 2012 6:29 am

Seems to me that with a 59" deck, you wouldn't want to mow that short, you will certainly be scalping in spots. I have always mowed at 3" and see no reason that I would need to mow any shorter.

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Re: New guy,New to me 184,mows to high

Postby Dsc1 » Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:04 am

Thanks. Bob,It looks like a l59 c1. I have it down so the rub bars are just off the ground and it does great without any scalping so I am looking to get it lower,if it starts chewing things up I can adjust from there.The wife likes the gulf course look.

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Re: New guy,New to me 184,mows to high

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Re: New guy,New to me 184,mows to high

Postby Jim Becker » Wed Jul 25, 2012 8:21 am

Depends on what kind of grass you have but 1" is too short for most.
http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/mowing-your-lawn-the-right-way.html

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Re: New guy,New to me 184,mows to high

Postby Dsc1 » Wed Jul 25, 2012 8:44 am

Thanks guys, Luck for me the gent. I got this tractor from had the parts and owners manuels in a binder wich he gave me.Wish I had these with the BN I bought a dozen years ago.Jim, I do understand what your saying but as hard as I try I can't burn my grass out.My yard is 250ft off the road in the woods and it grows all summer,for the most part about 3inches a week with little rain,it's a drag.Im mowing about an acre and a half but adding about another half after some clearing and wide walk trails and an acre of field/food plot.


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