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Types of lawn mower blades

In the 50s, the introduction of the power mower was a major breakthrough in convenience for the growing suburban markets. Since that time, there have been a number of advances, from the engines to the lawn mower blades themselves. In spite of the many different names and brands of blades, there are actually only two basic types. These are first, the standard mowing blade. The sole purpose of this blade is to provide an efficient way to cut grass and maintain a sharp edge. With these blades, the cut blades are either discharged out of the mower deck onto the lawn or into some form of catching bag for collection and removal. The design of these blades is intended to create a greater and lifting air flow to discharge the mown grass, so it is sometimes called a 2-in-1 blade, for discharge and bagging. Read More »Types of lawn mower blades