Looking at the blade, you may think that the raised teeth are for cutting however, they don't cut the grass at all. Thanks for the info. Gator Mulcher™ X-Tended Cutting Length™ Fusion™ Thicker and Wider. The G3 does not have the hardened fusion edge that the G5 and G6 does. Since it is 1/2' narrower, it would stand to reason that it would spin even easier. I hadn't thought of that really. Durability, dependability and value - the key elements needed for avid outdoorsman. Be prepared to bag or rake, though, unless you are only cutting 1/2" or less of the grass. G5 is an American made company that makes Prime and also Quest bows. Hey brother, I found this little nugget of info: G5 no question! G5 Gator Blades for John Deere. As already stated, the G3 does not have the fusion treatment nor the extended cutting edge, but they are great blades, and for some mowers, the only choice if you want a high lift. You must log in or register to reply here. Do not use gator blades with a mulch kit though. J. Jkluckman Member. G6 Gator Blades:G6 blades are considered the heavy-duty gator blades. Gator Blades feature teeth on the back side of the blade. G6 Blades are made for longer life ( up to 25% longer Life then standard blades) and best cut possiable of any mulcher blade on the market. The Oregon rep that posts on Lawn Site has posted that several times in the past couple years when guys ask about it. Shipped fast, Packaged very well. This BLADE AYP GATOR G5 17-3/8IN is an OREGON replacement part 595-609. Back to Product List. They come in a set of three for rotary decks. G3 Gator Blades: G3 blades are designed for smaller engine units. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Check the Oregon Gator G5 (52-Inch) Mulching Blade For Husqvarna ratings before checking out. The G5 is a lighter weight version of the G6. Plus with Fusion technology, your blade stays sharp 40% longer than traditional blades. I have all three. It's a stout, heavy blade. EXPLORE SERIES. Made by hunters for hunters. It’s not a replacement blade. Sales & Expert advice 800.606.6969 or 212.444.6615. Bay Series. G3 Jons provide an array of all-welded models for hunting to fishing and everything in between. A true mulch blade is designed to push the grass down into the turf. I have been running Oregon G5 Gator blades #596-808 and have 3 sets I rotate thru. I just know from the Oregon blade chart I have that a lot of mowers made do not have either the G5 or 6 available, yet do have the 3. G3 Gator Blades: G3 blades are designed for smaller engine units. There's a few different types of Gator blades produced by Oregon. The dealer doesn't even know ! The Gator blades I recently tested come in three variations: G3, G5 and G6. - Gator Blades: Produce a noticeably finer clipping compared to the Standard Blades, and will "semi-mulch" longer cuts. Blade says 18.5" long with a .630" center hole. G5 Gator Blades: G5 blades provide an optimum combination for a wide range of mower units. Length: 15-1/4"Center Hole: 5/8"Width: 2-1/2"Thickness: 0.204", Length: 15-1/2"Center Hole: 5/8"Width: 2-1/2"Thickness: 0.187"Offset: 5/16", Length: 15-11/16"Center Hole: 5/8"Width: 2-1/2"Thickness: 0.204"AirLift: 1", Length: 16-1/4"Center Hole: 5/8"Width: 2-1/2"Thickness: 0.204", Length: 16-1/4"Center Hole: 5/8"Width: 2-1/2"Thickness: 0.204"AirLift: 3/4", Length: 16-1/4"Center Hole: 5/8"Width: 3"Thickness: 0.250"AirLift: 1"High Lift, Fusion, Heavy Duty, Length: 16-1/4"Center Hole: 15/16"Width: 2-1/2"Thickness: 0.204", Length: 16-1/4"Center Hole: 15/16"Width: 3"Thickness: 0.204"AirLift: 1", Length: 16-1/4"Center Hole: 15/16"Width: 3"Thickness: 0.204"Offset: 3/8", Length: 16-1/4"Center Hole: 15/16"Width: 3"Thickness: 0.250"Offset: 3/8"AirLift: 1"High Lift, Fusion, Length: 16-1/2"Center Hole: 5/8"Width: 2-1/2"Thickness: 0.204", Length: 16-1/2"Center Hole: 5/8"Width: 2-1/2"Thickness: 0.204"Air Lift: 1", Length: 16-1/2"Center Hole: 5/8"Width: 3"Thickness: 0.204"Air Lift: 1", Length: 16-1/2"Center Hole: 5/8"Width: 3"Thickness: 0.250"Air Lift: 1", Length: 16-5/8"Center Hole: 7/8"Width: 3"Thickness: 0.204"Offset: 5/8"AirLift: 1", Length: 17-1/2"Center Hole: 15/16"Width: 3"Thickness: 0.204"Offset: 3/8", Length: 17-1/2"Center Hole: 15/16"Width: 3"Thickness: 0.250"Offset: 3/8"AirLift: 1"High Lift, Fusion, Length: 17-7/8"Center Hole: 5/8"Width: 2-1/2"Thickness: 0.204"AirLift: 3/4", Length: 18"Center Hole: 5 Point StarWidth: 2-1/2"Thickness: 0.204", Length: 18"Center Hole: 1/2"Width: 3"Thickness: 0.250"Offset: 5/16"AirLift: 1"High Lift, Fusion, Length: 18"Center Hole: 5/8"Width: 2-1/2"Thickness: 0.204", Length: 18"Center Hole: 5/8"Width: 2-1/2"Thickness: 0.204"Air Lift: 3/4", Length: 18"Center Hole: 5/8"Width: 3"Thickness: 0.204"Air Lift: 1", Length: 18"Center Hole: 5/8"Width: 3"Thickness: 0.250"Air Lift: 1", Gator Magnum 3 in 1 Mulching Blade LP #231701, © 2021 LandscaperPro.com - Power Equipment Replacement Parts. [/SIZE] Last edited: Nov 6, 2016. I have heard that the gator blades perform the best with leaves. We have the G5 Gator Blades you need, with fast shipping and great prices! I run the G6 Gator blades all year long on both my Grandstand and Z-Master. It is the same thickness as the G5. Customer Service 800.221.5743 or 212.239.7765. Gator and Copperhead blades are the most well known toothed blades in the market. Gator Blades feature teeth on the back side of the blade. •G6 version of 96-719. These universal replacement blades for Craftsman, Poulan, and Husqvarna 48-inch mowers are ideal for bagging and side discharge mowing, but not for mulching. It’s an upgrade. Each blade is 16.75-inches long, 2.5-inches wide, and 0.204-inch thick. Landscaper Pro carries Commercial Mower Blades for … Stick to either the G3 or G6. They are not designed for that. GATOR G6 Blade The Oregon Gator G6 lawn mower blade is enhanced The Oregon Gator G6 lawn mower blade is enhanced with carbide. Oregon Set of 6, Longer Life 596-615 Gator Fusion G5 3-in-1 Mulching Blades - Compatible with: 180054, 532180054, 173920, 173921: Craftsman, Poulan, Husqvarna, Made in USA 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 $56.93 No items to compare. - Standard Blades: If you don't know any better, they're fine. I have a set under my old JD 240, and they cut great, and have a lot more lift then the OEM blades ever did. It's 3" wide (instead of the standard 2 1/2") and 1/4" thick. G5 Gator Blades:G5 blades have higher air lift and a longer cutting edge than the G3. Great price. The lower lift on these blades make it a great choice for sandy or abrasive conditions. . The G3 is a 2.5" wide blade vs 3" for the G5 and G6. The angle of the teeth is what produces those clean-cut mulching results. These blades … G6 Gator Blades - G6 Gator blades are the Heavy Duty Version of the G5 Gator Blades. Quality Replacement Low Lift, Medium Lift, Standard Lift, High Lift, Mulching, Gator, G3, G5, G6, Copperhead and Grass Hawg Blades. Add at least two items to compare. Some people report problems spinning them on lower hp machines. JavaScript is disabled. As they have taken all the features of the G3 and G5 gaotr muclher blades they have added the following features If you’ve equipped your mower with a mulching kit, ensure you’re using mulching blades. The G6's are heavier and in my mind they work the engine harder - without a noticeable difference in performance. These teeth do not cut the grass a second time, they redirect the airflow under the deck to bring the grass clippings back towards the center of the blade to be cut again. Oregon G3 95-605-3 Gator Blades, Set of 3 Any suggestions? Use mulching blades when you don’t want to bag or side discharge your clippings. Toothed mulching blades are designed to create a mulching effect without the cost of the mulching kit. Where have you guys found the best place to buy them or cheapest place should I say LOL. Gator® G3™ blades offer superior mulching, fewer bag stops, and cleaner side discharge than the standard manufacturer blade. The high lift on the Gator Mulcher draws the grass up, giving it a clean, even cut Other mulching blades push grass down, often resulting in an uneven, ragged cut. G5 Gator Blades: G5 blades provide an optimum combination for a wide range of mower units. Gator Tough Jon Series. OREGON is part of Blount Inc. and is a leading manufacturer and supplier of lawn mower blades … The lower lift on these blades make it a great choice for sandy or abrasive conditions. Oregon's website even says they're all multi-purpose. The G3 is sort of a 3-in-1 blade. I find the G5's to work the best for me. One way to make sure you're looking at the G5's (and not reading a review on other models, like the G3) is to check blade width - the G5 blades are 3 inches wide vs. 2.5 inches width for the G3 Gators. Types: Standard Mulching Blades; Gator Mulching Blades (G3, G5, G6) Gator blades are designed with angled teeth on each end of the blade. Otherwise, I believe they are identical to the G6's. Live Chat. G6 FUSION Tip blades were fitted to the comfortable Ferris zero-turn mower that was supplied. This high lift also makes using Gator Blades in bagging operations a great choice. Gator blades work best when side discharging and they will bag as good as the regular high lift also. Of course they want to sell blades! G6 version of 96-734; Gator Mulching Blades that fit a John Deere 60" deck. I guess that may be true. This promotes even better mulching performance. G6: G5: G3: Standard: Whether mulching or bagging, Gator blades are built for superior performance. . For lawn mower parts and accessories, think Jack's! Highly Recommend these blades here’s a video after 7 months use. The latter is the newest and greatest. So just the Oregon G5 then. I believe they currently make a 3-in-1, G3, G5, G6. The high lift also makes using the Gator Mulcher in bagging operations an excellent choice. This heavy-duty blade is designed for commercial applications and built to withstand rough conditions with top performance and longevity. The G6's are .250" thick, and the G5's are thinner. Sort: Clear All. Joined Apr 28, 2014 Threads 0 … Remove old blades and installed the three Oregon G6 Gator Blades. Comparing HP 830 G6 vs HP 1030 G3 . Both the G6 and the G5 are wider and have more lift than standard gators, and they have a longer cutting edge with the fusion edge added to the outer couple inches of blade. Oregon® Gator® G3™ 98-631 is your go-to blade in all conditions including wet, dry, and sandy turf. Print Email. I believe right around .205 or .208", somewhere in that neighborhood. can someone tell me what the difference is between a G3 mulching blade or a G5 mulching blade ? Don't waste money on the G5 because they are usually only a couple dollars cheaper than G6's and the main difference is the carbide grit which does seem to help the blades keep an edge. The G3 is a 2.5" wide blade vs 3" for the G5 and G6. These blades actually work! You get the look of a bagged lawn while reducing clippings by up to 5O%. The increase in thickness and width extends the life of the blade. Contact Us. If you still decide to use the Gator blades, get the G5's or G6's from Oregon. Gator Mulching Blades that fit a John Deere 54C deck. Curious, are you using G3 or G5/G6s. They also do a good job with wet grass. The G5/6 are wider, and have carbide infused into the underside of the cutting edge, and the G6 is a lot thicker (.250" vs the std .203" of regular gators and the G5's). Smooth cutting , good fit, heavy duty. . 0. by xmot May 09, 2015. Gator series mower blades deliver a full range of enhancements designed to boost performance, durability, and efficiency - saving you time and reducing hassles. ... Oregon website shows Fusion for both G5 and G6 blades. Goes on my SD54 mower. I bought these mulching blades because I didn't want to keep picking up grass clippings. Even, smooth cut and smooth overall operation. G5 Outdoors isn’t just broadheads. Contacted Oregon and these are no longer made and they had no recommended replacements? John Deere G5 Gator Blades: Jack's is your Place! This is a funny topic. My G3's have just as much lift a smy 5/6's do, but as i said, on a 2.5" wide blade. My G3's have just as much lift a smy 5/6's do, but as i said, on a 2.5" wide blade. I use Gators all year. 0. Here at G5 we machine and manufacture almost all of our products in the USA. I find the clippings to be smaller and they fall into the canopy better. 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