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crocster
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The Encyclopedia Of Mulching
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This guy has a few clips on Youtube:-

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=e57aMsw27Dc

 

mulching is a godsend for us in terms of pushing up the hourly rate but I find I've backed off a fair bit since I started mulching with the HRX 3 or 4 years ago - was trying to mulch everything in the early days but now not so much - with the autumn weather now there's a heavy dew most mornings and I will often catch the first couple until it burns off and then mulch the rest - with slower growth now most regulars are less than one catcher full anyway and it does give a better finish IMO and is probably better for the lawn.


Posted 27 May 2019 - 11:17 AM

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The Encyclopedia Of Mulching
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Thanx Croc, interesting vid.

A lot of it comes down to common sense.

If you're making a mess with mulching, its not working if you consider it a lawn.

Mulching long, thick, wet grass on an infrequent basis is never going to work if you/the client wants a quality or even reasonable finish.

Mulching short, thinner, dry grass frequently, allows a much higher standard.

Much depends on the required finish & the clients budget, & wether its a standard that YOU are prepared to accept.

 

Cheers Fred.


Posted 27 May 2019 - 01:44 PM

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yes, frequency & common sense dictate....l mulch 100% of my lawns, a lot of which are very exxy holiday rentals with high expectations, which is why l only use a mulchmaster (other than the ztr)


Posted 28 May 2019 - 10:14 AM

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yes, frequency & common sense dictate....l mulch 100% of my lawns, a lot of which are very exxy holiday rentals with high expectations, which is why l only use a mulchmaster (other than the ztr)


We mulch 90% of our regular gigs this summer and all of them this time of year.
Couldn’t do that with the hru216 but with the toro turfmaster quality hasn’t been an issue .
Posted 28 May 2019 - 04:23 PM

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The bloke doing 40-50 a day, imagine managing that customer list.
Posted 28 May 2019 - 07:19 PM

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We mulch 90% of our regular gigs this summer and all of them this time of year.
Couldn’t do that with the hru216 but with the toro turfmaster quality hasn’t been an issue .

Same, although for me the HRX217 mulches a bit better than the Toro especially if it's damp/thick.


Posted 29 May 2019 - 06:52 AM




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