Gator Blades are among the best performing, high quality and longer listing than your standard high lift blades being used today.

What Gator blades have the ability to do is pull the grass upwards when cutting, This is due to the angled teeth on a gator blade. They redirect the grass clippings towards the edges on a repeat basis ensuring a finer, faster and easier bagging system.

Gator blades can come in three versions.

G3 Gator Blades

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These are your standard gator mulching blades and are best known for its high speed that can cut faster than your regular mulching blades.

G5 Gator Blades

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These blades come with a higher lift and and a longer cutting blade to improve the performance while mulching.

G6 Gator Blades

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The last of the three types are a heavy duty blade. The G6 are known for its durability thus leading to better performance due to the blade sharpness and extended cutting edges.


Performance/ Design

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When it comes the Gator blades performance, Gator blades have been designed in such a way that the angle of the teeth towards the center of the blade have been made to redirect the airflow while mowing and push the grass clippings over the cutting edges of the mower blade continually resulting into finer grass clippings that become high quality mulch. The teeth in the gator blades are not used for cutting so you don’t have to frequently sharpen them like the copperhead mulching blades. They are also designed with bainite structure that makes them much stronger than copperhead blades.



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The advantage a gator blade over a standard blade is the speed of the mowing. Gator blades allow for the mower to cut a large area of grass in a shorter period of time. A reason behind this is the gator blades have a more compact fit which leads to less vibration and greater durability.