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Are lawn tractor blades universal?

Are lawn tractor blades universal?

So, are lawn mower blades universal? Lawnmower blades are not universal, they are mower specific. A mower blade must be an exact fit and torqued to the manufacturer’s specification.

Do lawn mower blades need to be tight?

Most rider should be around 70–90, if you don’t have a torque wrench this is very snug. I have hit things in the past and end needing a break over bar to get the blade off. Try looking up your model of mower and check what manufacture recommends.

Are lawn mower replacement blades pre sharpened?

But what about the brand new lawnmower blades that you just bought from a store? Do you have to sharpen them before you start using them? Do lawn mower blades come sharpened? Almost all new lawnmowers and lawnmower blades come pre-sharpened from the factory and there is no need to sharpen them before you can use them.

How do I identify my lawnmower blade?

The easiest way to find replacement lawn mower blades is with the OEM number. The OEM number is the numerical part number of the blade assigned by the manufacturer. In most cases, just typing this number with the manufacturer name into a search engine or online store will be enough to bring up some promising results.

Why does my lawn mower cut better backwards?

Push Mowers A push model that mows grass better when pulled in reverse than pushed forward may need to be sharpened. The forward motion of the wheels is what turns the interlocking blades and, when operated in reverse, the blades turn in reverse. Have your mower professionally sharpened to ensure the issue is resolved.

Why does my lawn mower blade keep coming loose?

One common cause of loose blades is actually running over a rock, trunk or anything solid. That kind of impact can do some serious damage to a blade, and if it’s bent it could end up ruining your crankshaft, which will basically KO your mower and make it useless. So before you proceed to tighten the blade.

Why is my new lawn mower blade dull?

A mower blade should be replaced about every third to the fourth season. But it really does depend on its condition, a mower blade that cuts a small mature yard will last longer. New yards usually have rocks, stones, and debris that impacts the blade causing it to become dull and wear out quickly.

Are Craftsman riding lawn mower blades reverse thread?

Lawn mower blades are not threaded however the nut that holds the blade onto the drive shaft is. This nut is not reverse threaded on most lawn mowers. The direction you turn the retaining nut is standard to the right.

What if my Craftsman product needs repair or maintenance?

Like all tools and equipment, CRAFTSMAN products sometimes wear down and need repair or maintenance. Fortunately, you have several options to fix your products. Your product’s model number determines the service outlet that will best be able to meet your needs. Below is a model number example. Can’t locate your model number?

How many blades does the maxmaxpower 561715b have?

MaxPower’s 561715B includes 2 blades for many 38 in. cut Craftsman, Husqvarna, Poulan mowers. These blades replace OEM #’s 127842, 138497, 532138497 and 532127842. Each blade measures 19-5/16 in. L and 2-1/4 in. W with a 5 point star center hole diameter.

Does Craftsman develop tools in partnership with other companies?

It’s important to note that CRAFTSMAN develops some tools in partnership; if this includes your tool, we’ll direct you to a partner’s site. Have more questions?